Earth Science U1.3 Minerals and Rocks

Note: This presentation covers minerals (that’s the part you should study). The presentation also includes background/review on atoms, sub atomic particles and orbitals – you can skip those slides for now.
02.Minerals 

 

 

 

This presentation covers rocks and the rock cycle.
Be sure you can identify three kinds of rocks, know how they are formed and how one type of rock is transformed into another type of rock. (example:how does sedimentary rock turn into metamorphic rock)

03.Rocks

Now we’ll get into a little more detail:
Igneous rocks
vocabulary:
intrusive
platonic
extrusive
volcanic
vesicules

How can you distinguish between intrusive and extrusive igneous rocks?
video by Mike Sammartano

Sedimentary rocks

Metamorphic rocks