Liz LaRosa 5th Grade Science http://www.middleschoolscience.com 2009 Rock Cycle – Color and Label
Rock Cycle – Follow along on your worksheet. Be sure to color and label as indicated.
Magma – rock that has melted under intense heat and pressure Magma Melting Melting
Igneous Rock – magma or lava has cooled and solidified Igneous Rock Cooling
Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rock is worn down by weathering and erosion, forming sediments. Weathering & Erosion Sediments Weathering & Erosion Weathering & Erosion
Compaction – sediments form layers over time, and the layers are pressed and cemented together. Compaction
Sedimentary Rock – sediments that have compacted over time, may contain organic matter and fossils, too. Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock – heat and pressure changes the rock. Heat & Pressure Metamorphic Rock Heat & Pressure