What are the steps in the rock cycle?

In this lesson, we will learn each of the steps of the rock cycle. We will learn how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock are all connected through a demonstration involving jelly beans! You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and a ruler for this lesson.

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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?

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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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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?

5/5

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What are the steps in the rock cycle?

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

1/4

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

2/4

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

3/4

Q4.What kind of scientist studies rocks?

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What are the steps in the rock cycle?

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

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

1/4

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

2/4

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

3/4

Q4.What kind of scientist studies rocks?

4/4

Lesson summary: What are the steps in the rock cycle?

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