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What are rocks made of?
Minerals are not made by people; they are … …naturally occurring substances.
Name four properties (or clues) that scientists use to identify minerals. Color, luster, streak, and hardness
Which property means the way the light bounces off the mineral?
What words can be used to describe a mineral’s luster? Glassy, dull, shiny, greasy
Why is color not a good property to use to identify a mineral? Many minerals have the same color. slate limestone
What are three testers that can be used to determine a mineral’s hardness? fingernail, penny, nail
What type of rock is formed when magma cools and hardens?
What type of rock is formed when change occurs from heat and pressure in the Earth?
What type of rock is formed when weathering and erosion cause sediments to press together in layers?
Melted rock below the Earth’s surface is called…
Small bits and pieces of rocks are called…
The breaking down and wearing away of rocks is called…
The movement of sediments from one place to another is called…
What is any trace, mark, or remains of an organism called?
How old must a fossil be? 10,000 years Now that’s old!!
What kind of rock are fossils usually preserved in?
Why do scientists study fossils? They study them to learn about extinct plants and animals.
What are rocks made of? Minerals are not made by people; they are … …naturally occurring substances.
Minerals are natural, nonliving substances that make up rock. Rocks can be made up of more than one mineral.
Properties and the Three Types of Rocks. Minerals Geologist- A scientist that studies the properties of rocks to tell how they may have formed. Mineral-
What is a rock? A rock is a naturally occurring solid substance that is normally made of minerals. Some rocks are made of only one mineral. Others are.
Diagram of the Interior of the Earth Crust 0 to 40 km 0°C Upper Mantle 40 to 670 km 1,000°C Lower Mantle 670 to 2,890 km 2,000°C Outer Core 2,890 to 5,150.
Standard/Objective: S6E5.b. Investigate the contribution of minerals to rock composition..
Earth’s Resources Chapter Four. Lesson One: Minerals & Rocks Objectives Compare and contrast properties of minerals. Describe how three main kinds of.
streak rock A. The color of a mineral when it is ground to a powder B. a solid material made up of one or more materials.
How Do You Interpret Clues in Rocks? Have you ever noticed how rocks come in different colors, shapes, and sizes? Rocks are solid materials that make.
Unit 4. A rock formed from layers of sediment or bits of broken rock joined together. Example: sandstone.
Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.
Jeopardy Game The Rock Cycle. The Rock Cycle Minerals 10 pts 20 pts 30 pts 40 pts 10 pts 20 pts 30 pts 40 pts Weathering Erosion 10 pts 20 pts 30 pts.
SCIENCE Third Grade Week Three. Which rocks are formed from melted and cooled magma or lava and often look glassy?
Chapter 1: Rocks and Minerals Study Guide Mineral Nonliving solid material that has a definite chemical makeup Found in the Earth’s outermost layer- the.
ROCKS & MINERALS. Minerals are always solid with particles in repeating patterns- crystals They are only found in Nature. They are formed in the.
Jeopardy Game The Rock Cycle. The Rock Cycle Minerals 10 pts 20 pts 30 pts 40 pts 10 pts 20 pts 30 pts 40 pts Weathering/ Erosion/Earth 10 pts 20 pts.
Sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic…They are classified according to how they are formed. $100 What are rocks?
Jeopardy Rocks, Rock! Name That Rock Soil Rock Facts Rocks On the Move Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy.
Rocks and Minerals. What is a rock? A rock is made up of 2 or more minerals. All rocks are made of minerals. There are 3 types of rocks: –Sedimentary.
Minerals and Rocks Chapter 4: Lesson 1. What are Minerals??? Many common substances found on Earth are made of minerals. Mineral- A solid, that is formed.
The Rock Cycle Sedimentary Metamorphic Igneous. Rock – a naturally formed solid that is usually made up of one or more types of minerals Rock Cycle –
9-1 M INERALS – EARTH ’ S JEWELS. S TANDARD I can use a table of physical properties to classify minerals. ( )
Warm-up for Monday, 3/21/16 Title your paper Warm-ups for 3/21 – 3/24/ Below earth’s surface are areas of melted rock called ______. When magma ______.
Vocabulary Rock Cycle Identifying Minerals Weathering.
Science ROCKS!!! ROCKS AND MINERALS! Earth’s Resources Focus Question: What properties make an Earth resource important? Earth resources have properties.
What is a Mineral? Naturally-formed solid substance with a crystal structure Pyromorphite.
PACT Jeopardy Review Rocks and Minerals/Soils/Fossils 3-3.1Classify rocks (including sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic) and soils (including humus,
Miss Napolitano 3 rd grade Science. Earth Science The branch of science dealing with the constitution of the earth and its atmosphere.
Processes of Rock and Soil Formation. Minerals are substances found in nature. Minerals are solid. Minerals are inorganic. Minerals are made.
4 th Grade Earth Science Chapter 8 Rocks and Minerals.
SC Standard Explain how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks are interrelated in the rock cycle.
Unit 4 – Rocks and Minerals Essential Questions What is a mineral? How do we identify minerals? What can minerals be used for? What is a rock? How are.
Erosion moving Earth materials from one place to another Geology the study of the Earth remains of past life on Earth Fossils.
The Rock Cycle. Anywhere on Earth… You may observe processes (such as earthquakes and volcanoes ) changing Earth’s landforms because of processes inside.
February 18, The earth’s crust is made up of 3 types of rocks.
Click Here to Begin the Game RocksMineralsRock Cycle Vocabulary CHOICE
Do Now What is a rock? Why do you think rocks look different?
A. Igneous B. Sedimentary C. Metamorphic D. Minerals.
Sedimentary Magma Weathering/ Erosion Compaction/ Cementation Heat/ Pressure Metamorphic Melting Cooling Igneous Sediments.
Rocks Natural Science. 3 Types of Rocks (1) Igneous – results from the cooling and solidification of hot fluid materials (magma) Magma – molten rock and.
Rocks and Minerals SC.4.E.6.1 Identify the three categories of rocks: igneous, (formed from molten rock); sedimentary (pieces of other rocks and fossilized.
Types of Rocks Geologists place rocks into three groups according to how they form: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic.
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LEFT PAGE LEFT PAGE November 13 Title: Rock or Mineral Objective: Be able to explain the difference between a rock and a mineral Warm–Up : Put Your Knowledge.
ROCKS Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rocks have been around for a very long time……….
How is a rock like a salad?. Physical Properties of Minerals Color Some minerals only occur as one color. However, some minerals, such as quartz can be.
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