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  • Name:_______________________ Date:_____________ Earth Science Rabbi Goldberg The Rock Cycle and energy concervation I. The Rock Cycle a. What is the rock cycle? i. ________________________________________________ _ _______________________________________________ 1. The amount of rock material on earth remains the same 2. However, ________________________________ ________________________________________ b. How does the rock cycle work i. Form into Metamorphic 1. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ______________ ii. Form into Sedimentary Rocks 1. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ __________________________________________ iii. Form into Igneous rocks 1. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ iv. General Rule !!! 1. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ c. Proofs of the rock cycle i. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ii. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________
  • d. How are the rocks used? i. Igneous 1. __________________________________ 2. __________________________________ ii. Sedimentary 1. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ iii. Foliated metamorphic rocks 1. ______________________________________ iv. Non-foliated (like marble) 1. _______________________________________ II. Resource Conservation a. Introduction i. The Earth’s population is growing by the second 1. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 2. What is the problem and solution ? b. Fossil Fuels i. ________________________________________________ 1. Fossil fuels include a. _____________ b. Oil c. Natural gas 2. They are non-renewable sources because we use too much too quickly c. What can we do? i. We can use alternative energy 1. Solar 2. Hydropower (water powered) 3. Wind 4. Wave 5. Nuclear energy 6. These do less harm to the environment than fossil fuels The 4 Rs •Reduce –We can reduce how much fule we use •Reuse –We what we used already •Recycle –Use materials that can be recycled into new
  • •Paper into recyclable paper •Reclaim –We can collect and use what has already been thrown out