How do the rocks on our Earth's surface change?

In this lesson, we will learn how rocks change. We will look at rocks as big as mountains and as small as a grain of sand and learn the processes that form each. We will look at erosion, weathering and the movements of tectonic plates. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil for this lesson.

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How do the rocks on our Earth’s surface change?

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Q1.Which type of rock is formed when heat and pressure inside the Earth change igneous and sedimentary rock?

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Q2.Which type of rock is formed when pressure from layers of sediment causes the sediment to compact and cement?

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Q3.Which type of rock is formed when magma or lava cools?

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Q4.What is erosion?

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Q5.What is weathering?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How do the rocks on our Earth’s surface change?

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which type of rock is formed when heat and pressure inside the Earth change igneous and sedimentary rock?

1/5

Q2.Which type of rock is formed when pressure from layers of sediment causes the sediment to compact and cement?

2/5

Q3.Which type of rock is formed when magma or lava cools?

3/5

Q4.What is erosion?

4/5

Q5.What is weathering?

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Lesson summary: How do the rocks on our Earth's surface change?

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