Rocks Webquest
Due Monday, March 24th
70 POINTS – 5 points per slide
EDIT DOCUMENT, SAVE INTO
YOUR DOCUMENTS AND THEN
INTO MR. HAYDEN’S HAND-IN
FOLDER SAVED AS:
4_Hayden_Rocks
DIRECTIONS – READ ME!!!
 For each slide, attach a picture of the rock you chose
to describe.
 Alter the text to answer the questions and describe
that rock.
 You should delete this instruction slide after you
have read these directions.
 GOOD LUCK! Have a GNEISS day!
The Rock Cycle
 Insert picture of the rock cycle model:
 Below the model, describe in your own words:
 Who named it and when:
Igneous Rocks Introduction
 Place a picture of a volcano on this slide.
 Define an igneous rock.
 Tell the differences between intrusive and extrusive
igneous rocks (four differences).
Igneous Rock #1
 Name:
 Type: (intrusive/extrusive)
 Lava or magma:
 Type of magma/lava: (basaltic/andesitic/granitic)
 Crystal size: (large/small/none)
 Relative density: (high/medium/low)
 Color: (light/medium/dark)
 Elements: (high in iron and magnesium, etc.)
Igneous Rock #2
 Name:
 Type:
 Lava or magma:
 Type of magma/lava:
 Crystal size:
 Relative density:
 Color:
 Elements:
Igneous Rock #3
 Name:
 Type:
 Lava or magma:
 Type of magma/lava:
 Crystal size:
 Relative density:
 Color:
 Elements:
 Reminder: I hope you’re not forgetting to add a picture of each of these
rocks – every slide should have a picture. Now, delete this reminder.
Sedimentary Introduction
 Place a picture of “stacked” rocks on this slide –
(like the ones on p. 103)
 What are sediments?
 Looking at stacked rocks, what can you tell about the
age of the rock layers?
 What Law tells geologists the relative age of
undisturbed sedimentary rocks?
Sedimentary Rock #1
 Name:
 Type: (organic, detrital or chemical)
 Made from:
Sedimentary Rock #2
 Name:
 Type:
 Made from:
Sedimentary Rock #3
 Name:
 Type:
 Made from:
Sedimentary Rock #4
 Name:
 Type:
 Made from:
Metamorphic Introduction
 What processes (two) form metamorphic rocks?
 Metamorphic rocks can form from which type(s) of
rocks?
 Define foliated and nonfoliated.
Metamorphic Rock #1
 Name:
 Type: (foliated or nonfoliated)
 Parent rock:
Metamorphic Rock #2
 Name:
 Type:
 Parent rock:
Metamorphic Rock #3
 Name:
 Type:
 Parent rock: