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Which type of rock is formed from malting and cooling, lava and magma

IGNEOUS
Which type of rock is changed by heat and pressure?


METAMORPHIC
What provides information about life and the conditions of the past?

FOSSILS
Which two layers are composed of primarily rocky material?

CRUST AND MANTLE
Rocks move and change over time due to.....within the earth


HEAT and PRESSURE
Rocks move and change on the surface of the earth due to .......

Weathering and Erosion
How can rocks be tested?

OBSERVED, GRAIN SIZE, CLEVAGE, COLOR AND FOSSILS
Layers of sediment cemented together.


SEDIMENTARY ROCK
Rocks move and change over time due to.....within the earth


HEAT and PRESSURE
Rocks move and change on the surface of the earth due to .......

WEATHERING and EROSION
Which layers are compsed primarily of iron and nickel.

INNER and OUTER CORE
Which two things increase with depth beneath the surface?

PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE
What is the name given to the boundary of the plates where most earthquakes and volcanoes are located?

FAULTS
Plates that can move together are called....

CONVERGENT BOUNDARIES
Plates that move apart are called.....

DIVERGENT BOUNDARIES
Plates that slip past each other hrizontally are called....

STRIKE SLIP/TRANSFORM/SLIDING BOUNDARIES
Rocks and other material are constantly being broken down by what?

CHEMICAL and PHYSICAL WEATHERING
What can be moved by water and wind and deposited as sediment?

WEATHERED ROCK
What causes movement of material within the Earth?

HEAT ENERGY
What is the name given to large continent sized blocks that move slowly about the Eaths surface, driven by heat?

PLATES