Igneous Rocks

PRINT THIS PAGE-ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS RIGHT ON THIS SHEET (handwritten answers)

 

Click Here to answer the following questions about the Rock Cycle

1.  How many types of rocks are there?

 

2. Click on melting, then cooling and describe what you see in both....What type of rock is formed that way?

 

3.  Click on weathering and erosion, then compacting and describe what you see in both.... What type of rock is formed that way?

 

4.  Click on heat and pressure, describe what you see.....What type of rock is formed that way?

 

5. What three things can happen to an already created igneous rock?

 

6.  Why do you think they call this a cycle?


Part I Click Here to learn more about igneous rocks. 

1. What are the two types of igneous rocks?

2. What are the differences between intrusive and extrusive rocks?

3. Name a rock that is intrusive.____________ Name a rock that is extrusive.__________

4. Which type (intrusive or extrusive)circle one- has a large crystal size?

45  Use your knowledge about Rocks and Minerals (and included pictures)


rock formed from magma or lava when it cools sedimentary
mineral
igneous
rock formed when sediments are pressed or cemented together sedimentary
mineral
igneous
A naturally occurring homogeneous solid sedimentary
mineral
igneous
sulfur sedimentary
mineral
igneous
granite sedimentary
mineral
igneous
 
quartz sedimentary
mineral
igneous
 
obsidian sedimentary
mineral
igneous
pumice sedimentary
mineral
igneous