Geology worksheet
Igneous
sedimentary
metamorphic
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Match these definitions to the rock group:
Place these rock under their correct
group.
Chalk – slate – granite – sandstone –
clay - limestone
draw a line
1.These rocks are formed under water
IGNEOUS
when sediments sink to the bottom.
2. These rocks are formed by changes in heat / pressure.
SEDIMENTARY
3.These rocks are formed by magma cooling
METAMORPHIC
What is the name of these strange rock
outcrops?............................................................
What type of rock are they?...............................
Where can they be found?......................................................
What type of rock is shown the picture on the right?
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What are the strange formations hanging from the
ceiling of this cave......................................................
What is special about how this type of rock reacts
with rain water?
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Is this rock permeable or impermeable?
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All rocks are eventually broken down: Describe 3 ways that rocks
can be eroded. Think W.W.I.
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Rocks can also be broken down in
other ways.
Name the type of weathering taking place in the photo below
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Explain how the rock is broken down.
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Where in the world does this happen on a massive scale?
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What type of weathering is happening
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Describe what is happening.
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Where does this happen most often
and why?..............................................
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Some rocks are broken down by rain
water dissolving minerals.
What type of weathering is this ?
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Geology Assessment Worksheet