What is a Rock?
The material that forms Earth’s hard
How are rocks and minerals different?
Rocks can be made from various minerals and
other materials, while minerals must have a
What are the three types of rocks?
Igneous - sedimentary - metamorphic
How are rocks formed?
Rocks are made from mixtures of minerals and
A type of rock that forms when particles
from other rocks or the remains of plants
and animals are pressed and cemented
Fours steps to be formed
Limestone, sandstone, shale
A type of rock that forms from the cooling
of molten rock at or below Earth’s surface
~ “ignis” means fire in Latin
Can be “intrusive” forms Inside earth’s
Can be “extrusive” forms on top of
earth’s surface (Exterior)
Forms from cooled magma or lava
Granite, basalt, pumice
A type of rock that forms from an existing
rock that is changed by heat, pressure or
Form deep below earth’s surface
Any type of rock can eventually “morph”
into a metamorphic rock
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