Rock Cycle Notes

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Rock Cycle Notes
Name ______________________________ Date ___________ Period _________
1) Igneous Rocks
a) Igneous rock began as _________________
What are the 3 ways that magma can form?
(1) __________________________________________________________
(2) __________________________________________________________
(3) __________________________________________________________
b) What does it mean when magma freezes? ___________________________
c) Magma is a mixture of many ______________________________
d) Define the following:
i) Felsic –
ii) Mafic –
iii) Coarse grained –
iv) Fine grained –
v) Intrusive –
vi) Extrusive –
e) Obsidian is _________________ , ___________________, &
2) Sedimentary Rocks
a) Are formed by _____________________
b) Sediments are ______________ from one place to another
c) Sediments are deposited in _______________, with the ___________ one
ones on the bottom
d) The layers are _________________ and ______________ together
e) Formed on or near the _____________________ surface
f) There is no ____________________ or ______________________
g) Define the following:
i) Strata –
ii) Stratification –
iii) Clastic –
iv) Chemical Sedimentary –
v) Organic Sedimentary -
3) Metamorphic Rocks
a) Meaning to _________________ shape
b) Changes with ___________ and _____________, but remains a ________ .
c) Takes place _________________ in the Earth
d) Define the following:
i) Contact metamorphism –
ii) Regional metamorphism –
iii) Foliated –
iv) Non-foliated –
e) Which sample is foliated? _____________________________________
Draw the rock cycle below.
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