2Types of RocksIgneous RockSedimentary RockMetamorphic Rock
3Examples: Basalt Obsidian Pumice Granite Igneous RocksFormed by molten rock material as it cools and hardensClassified as Extrusive/ IntrusiveExamples: Basalt Obsidian Pumice Granite
4Examples: Limestone Sandstone Shale Conglomerate Sedimentary RockFormed from sediments that have been pressed togetherClassified by Clastic/ NonclasticExamples: Limestone Sandstone Shale Conglomerate
5Examples: Gneiss Schist Quartzite Marble Metamorphic RocksFormed by heat and pressureClassified as Foliated/ NonfoliatedExamples: Gneiss Schist Quartzite Marble
6Questions to think of: What do you notice about the color? How does the rock feel?What is the grain size of the rock?What is it’s weight?Other interesting characteristics?You will have 3 minutes at each station.