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The Rock Cycle

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Incarnation Catholic

on 9 May 2017

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Transcript of The Rock Cycle

Where do the Rocks get their names from?
Igneous Rock got it's name from latin which mean "On fire."
Metamorphic Rock got it's name from Greek which means "Change."
Sedimentary Rock got it's name from America, it is another word for "Nature."
Why do we need the Rock Cycle?
The Rock Cycle is a group of changes. There are a lot of rocks that help the earth.
What do rock's do to the earth?
Rocks help mountains, and volcano's. How? They go on top of the surface and protect many things.
Metamorphic Rock
A metamorphic rock is a result of a transformation of a pre-existing rock. The original rock is subjected to very high heat and pressure, which cause obvious physical and/or chemical changes. Examples of these rock types include marble, slate, gneiss, schist.
Sedimentary Rock
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water. Sedimentation is the collective name for processes that cause mineral and organic particles to settle in place.
Igneous Rock
Igneous rock , is one of the three main rock types.Igneous rock is formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava.
The Rock Cycle

Rock's I will talk about
Igneous
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
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