The Rock Cycle Cornell Notes
Understanding Rock Chapter 2, Section 1, pp.26-32
1. Rock
2. How is rock important?
3. Rock cycle
4. How does each type of rock form?
5. Can every type of rock change into any type of rock?
6. What do texture and composition help scientists do?
7. Texture
8. Composition
Igneous Rock pp. 33-36
1. What determines the texture of an igneous rock?
2. What is the difference between igneous rock of felsic
Composition and igneous rock of mafic composition?
3. What is intrusive igneous rock and how can you tell?
4. What are examples of 5 intrusive rock formations. (Use diagram and caption to show
and tell)
5. What are some examples of intrusive igneous rocks?
6. What is extrusive igneous rock and how can you tell?
7. What are some examples of extrusive rock formations?
8. What are some examples of extrusive igneous rocks?
Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rock Chapter 2, Sections 3 and 4, pp. 37-45
1. strata
2. stratification
3. How do the 3 types of sedimentary rocks form?
4. What are some examples of each kind of sedimentary rock?
5. How do sedimentary rocks record Earth’s history?
6. What are some examples of sedimentary rock structures?
7. What is the difference between foliated and non-foliated rock?
8. What are 2 ways rocks can undergo metamorphism?
9. What are some examples of foliated and nonfoliated metamorphic rock?
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Understanding Rock Chapter 2, Section 1, pp.26-32