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Volcano

Volcano

Volcano. By Catherine, Melanie, and Manisha. What is a Volcano?. Volcano is an opening or a vent in the surface of the earth through which magma and gases escape. Magma is molten rock located beneath the surface of the earth. . Why Do Volcanoes Erupt?. Volcanoes erupt

By Jimmy
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Chapter 13 – Mesozoic Events

Chapter 13 – Mesozoic Events

Chapter 13 – Mesozoic Events. Important events Breakup of Pangaea Begins ~200 million years ago Formation of rift valleys Oceans widen Gulf of Mexico formation Cretaceous epicontinental seas Accretionary tectonics add to continents. Three Periods.

By betty_james
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British Virgin Islands Daria Jones

British Virgin Islands Daria Jones

British Virgin Islands Daria Jones. Virgin Gorda, BVI James O’Brien. SEDIMENTATION AND SEDIMENTARY ROCKS. DEPOSITIONAL or SEDIMENTARY ENVIRONMENTS. Analysis of sedimentary rock can provide clues to their DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENT . Can then be used to interpret geologic history of a

By Jims
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Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks. Metamorphic rocks have been changed from a pre-existing rock. Caused by extreme heat and/or pressure. Regional Metamorphism. Caused by extreme pressure and heat. Happens over wide “regions”. Contact Metamorphism. Caused by contact with extreme heat.

By dustin
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Earth Science Lab Practical Review

Earth Science Lab Practical Review

Earth Science Lab Practical Review. Station 1: Rocks and Minerals. COLOR. - Least useful property. STREAK. CLEAVAGE/FRACTURE. -Porcelain Streak plate. DENSITY/HEFT. LUSTER. How are Minerals Identified??. -Metallic or Non-metallic. CRYSTAL SHAPE. HARDNESS. -Glass plate.

By bly
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SEDIMENTARY ROCK COMPOSITION

SEDIMENTARY ROCK COMPOSITION

SEDIMENTARY ROCK COMPOSITION. Sedimentology 340. The story behind sedimentary rock composition is in the Rock Cycle. Mineral (and rock) composition of sedimentary rocks is a fundamental property that is used for: interpretation of the history of the deposit

By avel
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Metamorphic Rocks Rocks & Minerals Notes: Page 10

Metamorphic Rocks Rocks & Minerals Notes: Page 10

Metamorphic Rocks Rocks & Minerals Notes: Page 10. ©Mark Place, 2009-2010 www.LearnEarthScience.com. Metamorphic Rocks. Key Concept #1. How are metamorphic rocks formed?. Please go to the "Rock Cycle" on Page 6 of the ESRTS. extreme heat and/or pressure. Metamorphic Rocks.

By dallon
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METAMORPHISM AND METAMORPHIC ROCKS

METAMORPHISM AND METAMORPHIC ROCKS

METAMORPHISM AND METAMORPHIC ROCKS. COMMON METAMORPHIC ROCKS. Classified on the presence or absence of FOLIATION . FOLIATION is the parallel alignment of tabular minerals in the rock due to heat and pressure. Gneiss Foliated. Quartzite Nonfoliated. METAMORPHISM AND METAMORPHIC ROCKS.

By amory
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Field trip — Sat. March 18th

Field trip — Sat. March 18th

Field trip — Sat. March 18th. Driver who can take 3 passengers? Bring a pen, hand lens, lunch and water (~1L) Wear layers — prepare for wet, windy conditions …rain jacket, umbrella?, sweatshirt… Wear shoes with good tread …hiking boots, good tennis shoes,

By bonner
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Chapter 1 An Introduction to Geology

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Geology

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Geology. The Science of Geology. Geology - the science that pursues an understanding of planet Earth Physical geology - examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understand the many processes that operate beneath and upon its surface

By fausto
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Rocks and minerals

Rocks and minerals

Rocks and minerals. Chapter 17 . Solid Earth materials. No uniform distribution of matter Molten core Heavy elements Iron, nickel Thin surface crust Lighter elements 8 elements make up 98.6% of crust Rocks and minerals make up solid crust materials. Minerals. Occur naturally

By khalil
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We will Rock You

We will Rock You

We will Rock You. Learning the processes of rocks. Song: We will rock you. Stomp, Stomp, Clap We will, we will Rock you We will, We will Rock you. Metamorphic Rock Deep within the ground, Heat and pressure changes it around. We will, We will Rock You We will, We will Rock You

By nat
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Objective : Rocks and Minerals

Objective : Rocks and Minerals

Objective : Rocks and Minerals Essential Question(s): What is the difference between rocks and minerals? What are the 3 different types of rocks?. K-W-L What do you KNOW about rocks and minerals?. K W L. ROCKS. What is a Rock?. Solid Naturally-occurring

By dasan
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Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks. It’s morphin’ time!. Mrs. Hicks. What is a metamorphic rock?. A metamorphic rock is any sedimentary or igneous rock that has been changed, or morphed, because of pressure and heat. Marble. Schist. How is a metamorphic rock made?. Metamorphic rocks are made

By alyn
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Unit 1, Lesson 1- Identifying Minerals and Crystals! (K12 notes)

Unit 1, Lesson 1- Identifying Minerals and Crystals! (K12 notes)

Unit 1, Lesson 1- Identifying Minerals and Crystals! (K12 notes). Rocks contain many natural resources like oil, coal, iron, and salt Almost all of rocks are made of minerals. Minerals have 3 specific traits- Naturally Occuring - not made by humans; found in nature

By filbert
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Rock Cycles, Rocks, Minerals, & Resources

Rock Cycles, Rocks, Minerals, & Resources

Rock Cycles, Rocks, Minerals, & Resources. Education 370 Joseph Lombardi. The Rock Cycle. The Rock Cycle . Crystallization- Molten magma cools, and solidifies within the Earth to produce igneous rocks.

By sana
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Formation of Sedimentary Rocks

Formation of Sedimentary Rocks

Formation of Sedimentary Rocks. Formation of Sedimentary Rocks. Much of Earth’s surface is covered with sediments. Sediments are pieces of solid material that have been deposited on Earth’s surface. When sediments become cemented together, they form sedimentary rocks.

By carter
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Types of Rocks

Types of Rocks

Types of Rocks. There are three main types of rocks: Igneous - formed when molten rock cools . Sedimentary – formed by the “cementing together” of small grains of sediment. Metamorphic – rocks changed by the effect of heat and pressure. volcano. magma. Igneous Rocks.

By lloyd
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Lesson Aims How sedimentary rocks are made. Why fossils are in sedimentary rocks.

Lesson Aims How sedimentary rocks are made. Why fossils are in sedimentary rocks.

Here are 4 sedimentary rocks Sandstone. Lesson Aims How sedimentary rocks are made. Why fossils are in sedimentary rocks. Cut out the five pictures. Stick them into your book in the same order. Match them up with these statements. Acid rain makes a crack in the rock.

By reegan
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Ch. 6 Rocks

Ch. 6 Rocks

Ch. 6 Rocks. Chapter 6 Rocks. What is a Rock?. Rocks = Naturally-occurring mixtures of minerals , Mineraloids, glass or organic matter . Mineraloid =opal, Amber, coal, etc. What is the difference between a rock and a mineral ? Rocks are made up of ONE or MORE minerals .

By lesley
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