In Quizlet, create flash cards for your rock unit’s vocabulary words. This will
help you study. Use the Discovery Techbook as it will also offer animations, videos,
word use in context… If the word is not there, use the class definition we have been
using or you can choose one from autofill.
Geology
Rock cycle
Igneous
Intrusive form in earth slower cooling time =larger crystals= course grain
Extrusive form on earth quicker cooling time =smaller crystals= fine grain
Crust
Mantle
Magma
Lava
Volcano
Metamorphic
Foliated
Nonfoliated
Friction
Heat
Pressure
rock
Sedimentary
Pressure
Compaction sediments get pressured, squished down, can turn into a sed.
Cementation
Weathering
Erosion
Strata visible lines in sedimentary rock, shows layers
Clastic
Organic
Chemical
Before a test, you usually know what I will be asking. You can create flash cards in
Quizlet to study with your vocabulary. If you are interested in creating questions
and answers to study, it would look like this…
What is the most abundant rock on the surface of Earth?
Sedimentary
A rock deep underground is primarily affected by forces of ___
Heat and pressure
Which rock has fossils_____
sedimentary
Where can you find igneous rock?
Near a volcano
Where can you find metamorphic rock?
Where plates collide
Download

rock vocabulary for quizlet - Fort Thomas Independent Schools