Rocks and Minerals

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Rocks and Minerals
Fourth Grade
Types of Rocks
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
Igneous
Metamorphic Rocks
Formed from
pressure and high
heat
Quartzite
Schist
Sedimentary Rocks
Formed from
erosion and
deposition
Limestone
Jasper
Igneous Rocks
Formed by magma
underground or by
lava above ground
Granite
Pumice
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Guess the rock name and
type!
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Schist - Metamorphic
Quartzite - Metamorphic
Jasper - Sedimentary
Pumice - Igneous
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Limestone - Sedimentary
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Granite - Igneous
Extra Credit
-Look at your pet rock. Find out what type of
rock it is. (Use the websites to help you.)
-Make your own rock collection and identify
your rocks.
-Design a 3-D model of the rock cycle.
More Rock Resources. . .
-See an animated version of how
rocks are formed.
-Check out the rock cycle.