igneous Pretend a chocolate bar is a rock. What happens to the chocolate bar when you put it over the stove or a fire? What happens when you put the liquid chocolate back in the refrigerator for a few days?
Where would it be so hot that a rock would melt?
a rock produced under conditions involving intense heat, The word igneous comes from the Latin word for fire. Formed by melting and cooling
sedimentary formed by the depositing of sediment, Formed by weathering and erosion of other kinds of rocks. Big rocks break into little rocks and form Layers. Over time the little pieces are cemented together.
metamorphic showing structural change or metamorphism Formed by heat and pressure deep Underground Comes from meta meaning changed and morphos meaning shape
Rock Cycle What happens to water in the water cycle? What do you think happens to rocks in the rock cycle?
The three kinds of rocks, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic change into one of the other two kinds of rocks.