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Rocks and the Rock Cycle
Vocabulary
Igneous
    Coarse-grained
    Fine-grained
Sedimentary
    Clastic
    Chemical
    Organic
Metamorphic
    Foliated
    Non-foliated
Sediment
Magma
Weathering
Erosion
Pressure
Cementation
Learning Objectives
  • To understand why and how scientists classify rocks
  • To understand how different rocks are formed
  • To recognize common uses for each type of rock
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