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Title: Rocks and The Rock Cycle


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Rocks and The Rock Cycle
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Learning Objective
  • S6E5. Students will investigate the scientific
    view of how the earths surface is formed.d.
    Describe processes that change rocks and the
    surface of the earth.

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The Rock Cycle
  • A cycle is a series of events that happen over
    and over again. What is a cycle
  • In nature, there are many different cycles.

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The Rock Cycle
  • The rock cycle is the process of rock formation,
    destruction, and change.

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The Rock Cycle
  • Rocks on Earth change over time.
  • The series of natural processes by which rocks
    are slowly changed from one kind of rock to
    another kind of rock is called the rock cycle.

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The Rock Cycle
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The Rock Cycle
Sediments are deposited in horizontal layers and
slowly change into sedimentary rock.
If left undisturbed, the youngest layers remain
on the top and the oldest on the bottom
(Principle of Superposition).
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The Rock Cycle
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The Rock Cycle
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The Rock Cycle
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The Rock Cycle
Use the diagram to answer question.
Which of the following processes occurs at point
C on the diagram of the rock cycle? Sketch this
cycle in your science journal. A deposition B
uplift C heat and pressure D melting and cooling
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Resources
  • Earth Science textbook, Holt Science and
    Technology.
  • Other various sources I have collected over the
    years.
  • Beyond books website
  • http//www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/
    rock.html
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