|Week 15 Vocabulary|
Naturally occurring inorganic solid that has a definite chemical compositions and an orderly internal atomic structure.
naturally occurring substance, generally composed of minerals.
|3) Igneous||Rocks formed by hardening of melted earth.|
|4) Metamorphic||Rocks that have been changed by extreme heat and pressure.|
|5) Sedimentary||Forms when sediments are compacted and cemented together or when minerals come out of solution or are left behind by evaporation.|
|6) Magma||Melted rock material beneath the Earth’s surface.|
|7) Lava||Melted rock coming from the ground and flowing on the surface of the Earth.|
|8) Surface Tension||Attractive forces on the surface of a liquid that pull themselves together and resist being pushed apart.|
|9) Weathering||When a larger rock is broken apart by wind, water, ice, or gravity and forms smaller pieces of rock.|
|10) Erosion||Movement of sediment from one place to another by wind, water, gravity, or ice.|