Today you and your group will research a rock.
- Go to Geology.com and look at the different rocks.
- Choose a rock to research and answer the following questions:
-What type of rock is it? (Igneous, Sedimentary, or Metamorphic)
-What does it look like?
-How was it formed?
-Where is it found on Earth?
-What is it used for?
-Why is it important?
-What elements is it composed of?
-What shape are the pieces if you break them off?
-How hard is it (Mohs scale)?
3. Present your information.
Schist, Gneiss, Granite, Basalt, Pumice, Obsidian, Limestone, Shale, Sandstone, Gypsum, Halite, Muscovite, Marble, Scoria, Quartzite, Breccia, Conglomerate, Dolomite, Flint, Iron Ore, Siltstone, Pegmatite, Andesite, Diorite, Gabbro, Peridotite, Rhyolite, Tuff, Phyllite, Amphibolite, Hornfels, Marble