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Transcript 16 - Madison Public Schools

WARM UP #16
What are the 3
main types of
rock on earth
and how are
they formed ?
IGNEOUS Molten lava that
cools and solidifies
SEDIMENTARY - layers of
rock fragments, soil, and
minerals pressed together,
usually under water
METAMORPHIC - igneous
and sedimentary rocks that have
been changed due to pressure
and high temperature