Unit 4: Minerals & Rocks Unit Study Guide Test Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Test Review: Monday – In Class Directions: These are the concepts that will be addressed on the test. Look over the list and study the things that you need more help on. Study suggestions are located at the bottom of the page. ROCK CYCLE Difference between a Mineral & Rock Processes to form each Rock Type o o o o o o o o Weathering Erosion Deposition Compaction Cementation Heat & Pressure Melting Recrystallization Resources: Minerals & Rocks Notes, Edible Rock Labs (3), Directed Reading, Friday Flashback TYPES OF ROCK Igneous Rock o Intrusive vs. Extrusive (Location, Crystal Size, Speed of Cooling, Texture) Sedimentary Rock o o o 3 Types Definition of each Law of Superposition Metamorphic Rock o Foliated vs. Non-foliated o How this type is formed Resources: Minerals & Rocks Notes, Directed Readings (One for Each Type), Edible Rock Labs, Friday Flashback STUDY TIPS Try addressing all of these concepts on a separate sheet of paper. If you don’t have enough time to address all of the concepts, try to answer the ones that seem difficult for you. Review your notes. Try to summarize the information from each page of the notes on another sheet of paper. Look over the resources. Reread or skim the reading assignments, making sure to notice the pictures and diagrams. Try to create and take your own test. Study aloud or with a friend/parent/guardian. Make flashcards for the Scientific Method parts and vocabulary. Start studying NOW!!! Set aside time each night to study until the test.