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Test!!!! Rocks and Rock Formation

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Friday, February 9th: Formation Comparison- Sedimentary Rocks and Minerals

Go to the VENN DIAGRAM Link: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/venn_diagrams/ Create a Venn Diagram comparing the formation of sedimentary rocks to the formation of minerals. Label the LEFT SIDE of the diagram, SEDIMENTARY. Label the RIGHT SIDE of the diagram, MINERALS. Put common characteristics … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 8th: Metamorphic Rocks

ROCKS- GREAT WEBSITE: https://geology.com/rocks/ Sedimentary Rock Review The Formation of Clastic Sedimentary Rocks- (2:53) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3EnKjDrXHc Clastic rocks form when fragments of rocks (or sediment) are squeezed together. For example, sandstone, shale, and conglomerate. The Formation of Chemical Sedimentary Rocks (2:41)– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uog2juH6IqI Some … Continue reading

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Monday, February 5th: Sedimentary Rocks and Coal

COAL FORMATION Coal Formation– https://c03.apogee.net/contentplayer/?coursetype=kids&utilityid=pseg&id=16200 How is Coal Formed? https://www.zmescience.com/science/geology/how-coal-is-formed/ The Formation of Coal– http://www.cbv.ns.ca/coalnovascotia/coal_formed.html How is Coal Formed? https://sites.google.com/site/environmentforkids/how-coal-is-formed COAL FORMATION YOUTUBE (We’ll watch these together!!!) YOUTUBE: Simply Said– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ_Ethb6_Wk Coal 101– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN6LvH_4Q3g 3D How Coal is Formed– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEa36qNo86E COAL– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBeXRRTGjNE Coal in the Future..Mount St. Helens– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73Djp6JJvuA … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 1st: Sedimentary Continued and Vocabulary Quiz

Link to the Vocabulary Quiz- http://www.quia.com/quiz/6675131.html

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Tuesday, January 30th: Sedimentary Rocks

I MADE A MISTAKE!!! The 4th type of grain texture on your igneous rock observation should be PORPHYRITIC and not PYROCLASTIC. Duh!! Please make the change on your sheet. Thanks, Ms. Fitz. QUESTION FOR TODAY: How do sedimentary rocks form? … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 24th: Igneous Rocks

ROCK CLASSIFICATION: How Geologists Classify Rocks- http://slideplayer.com/slide/9772801/ WEBSITES Igneous Rocks: Minerology 4 Kids– http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/rock-cycle/igneous-rocks Igneous Rocks and Their Texture– https://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0603/es0603page01.cfm YOUTUBE Introduction to Igneous Rocks (includes flow chart) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCnAF1Opt8M Igneous Rocks– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uvft8XI4nao Igneous Rocks ACSSU153- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrN7jygu4cQ Text Book Access- http://ocas.pearsonschool.com/ph/cd/0-13-181332-3/iText/products/0-13-181243-2/index.html 

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