What kind of scientist studies the earth and the things that make up the earth?
What are minerals made of?
What is made up of 2 or more minerals?
Check the boxes that tell us about rocks.
In science, when we want to describe a rock or a mineral, we look at its ______________
What are all of the properties we use to sort and classify rocks and minerals? Check all that apply.
Which words describe the propery: LUSTER?
Which property describes how a rock FEELS when you touch it?
How do we test a rock or mineral for hardness?
What are the names of the three categories of rock?
Intrusive igneous rocks form where?
True or False: Igneous rocks form when lava cools and becomes a solid.
True or False: Igneous rocks can have crystals in them.
What kind of rock is formed with tiny pieces of plants, animals and other materials?
What type of rocks do we find FOSSILS in?
Rocks that ______________ are called metamorphic rocks.
Metamorphic rocks are changed by 2 things:
True or False: If a metamorphic rock faces too much heat and pressure, it can melt.
True or False: People press minerals together to make rocks.
The toughest minerals are very __________ to scratch.
What words describe the TEXTURE of a rock. Check them all.
What items would you use to do a hardness test on a rock?
The rock cycle takes a ____________ time to happen.
True or False: If a metamorphic rock has too much heat or pressure it can melt.
A rock that has holes in it is probably a:
True or false: We use different types of rock to make things that humans use.
The outside layer of the earth is called the:
What is the strongest mineral on earth?