Rock FormationsBy Matt Knox


Vocabulary:
Igneous rocks- are formed when melted rock cools and hardens.
Sedimentary rocks- form when layers of materials and rock particles settle on top of each other and then harden
Metamorphic rock- a type of rock formed when existing rock is heated at high pressures and temperatures.
Well you might of heard of the water cycle, but have you heard of the Rock Cycle? It is completely different then the water cycle. The rock cycle is when rocks die and form and here's how.
Think of a volcano magma [moltenrock] cools at the surface is igneous rock ,then weathering breaks the rock into sediment.Erosion causes the sediment to
collect underwater and move farther to other locations.brain pop Here is some more on rocks !When igneous rocks
external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ08kH0FuZ6SRQqGRHuIISii_qWl8YoH-Pn7faluXKlD1-vyTdDKeDozHj_cAare formed melted rock cools and solidifies. Metamorphic rocks are sedimentary or igneous rocks that have been transformed by heat,pressure or both

Resources:

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Scott Foresman SCIENCE by pearson.Pg's286-287.
DK ENCYCLOPEDIA of SCIENCE Pg's222to224.
Rember watch for falling rocks!
Rember watch for falling rocks!

http://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/rockcycle/