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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.
PACT Jeopardy Review Rocks and Minerals/Soils/Fossils
Chapter 8 Rocks and Minerals
Erosion moving Earth materials from one place to another Geology the study of the Earth remains of past life on Earth Fossils.
Earth’s Resources Chapter Four. Lesson One: Minerals & Rocks Objectives Compare and contrast properties of minerals. Describe how three main kinds of.
SC Standard Explain how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks are interrelated in the rock cycle.
Chapter 6 Lesson 1 Minerals and Rocks
A. Igneous B. Sedimentary C. Metamorphic D. Minerals.
Do Now What is a rock? Why do you think rocks look different?
Miss Napolitano 3 rd grade Science. Earth Science The branch of science dealing with the constitution of the earth and its atmosphere.
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.
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 Magma Weathering/ Erosion Compaction/ Cementation Heat/ Pressure Metamorphic Melting Cooling Igneous Sediments.
9-1 M INERALS – EARTH ’ S JEWELS. S TANDARD I can use a table of physical properties to classify minerals. ( )
Processes of Rock and Soil Formation. Minerals are substances found in nature. Minerals are solid. Minerals are inorganic. Minerals are made.
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.
Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.
The Rock Cycle.
How Do You Interpret Clues in Rocks?
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.
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