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The Rock Cycle

Earth Science - Middle School

 
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The Rock Cycle Under intense heat and pressure, any type of rock can be transformed into metamorphic rock. All types of rock can be weathered, transported and cemented into layers to become sedimentary rock. The Earth is a dynamic planet, and its rocks are constantly changing. The rock cycle shows how different natural processes transform rocks from one rock type to another. When metamorphic rock is heated to its melting point and then cooled, it becomes igneous rock. PRESSURE HEAT PRESSURE HEAT © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4675 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. weathering & er osion deposition compaction
Pause and Review Fill in the parts of the rock cycle using the following terms: Sedimentary rock, Metamorphic rock, Igneous rock, Melting, Heat & Pr essure, Cooling & Crystalization, Weathering & Erosion The Rock Cycle Volcanic Activity Uplift Magma Compaction (Cementation) Transportation & De position © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4675 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources.
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