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3.6: Rocks

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igneous rock

igneous rock

Rock that forms when magma cools.
metamorphic rock

metamorphic rock

Rock that forms when another rock is changed by heat and/or pressure.
rock

rock

Usually, a collection of minerals. Sometimes a rock may be made of materials that are not minerals.
sediment

sediment

Small particle of soil or rock deposited by wind or water.
sedimentary rock

sedimentary rock

Rock that forms from sediments that are compacted and/or cemented together, or from the precipitation of material from a liquid.

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Difficulty Level:

Basic

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Grades:

6 , 7

Date Created:

Jan 04, 2013

Last Modified:

Jun 16, 2015
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