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Geology is the study of the planet earth - also called Earth and environmental sciences - Geologist study minerals, rocks, mountain formation, earthquakes and even tsunamis. 1. Explanation: These words describe the three types of processes through which materials come to make up rocks.

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INANDINASEM I CORTE IIFULL NAME______________________________________Geology Worksheets and ActivitiesGeology is the study of the planet earth - also called Earth and environmental sciences -Geologist study minerals, rocks, mountain formation, earthquakes and even tsunamis. 1. Explanation: These words describe the three types of processes through which materials come to make up rocks.Question:Rocks are broken up into three major groups:A:magma, metamorphic, and mineralsB:igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentaryC:sedimentary, sand, and igneousD:sand, mud, and silt2. Explanation: The word igneous comes from the Latin word, "ignis" which means fire. The magma that forms igneous rocks rises to the Earth's surface. Magma comes up through volcanoes and vents, bubbling out and cooling to form the Earth's crust. Question: Rocks that come out of volcanoes form the greater part of the Earth's crust. These rocks are:A:igneousrocksB:basaltC:metamorphicrocksD:granite3. Explanation: it shows that chalk and limestone are made up of compacted sediment. In this case, the sediment is made of bits of organic matter. The bits are deposited on top of one another. They eventually become a solid.Chalk and limestone are made up of the remains of animals. They are:A:bothveryhardB:pebblesC:sedimentaryrocksD:conglomerates4. Explanation: Gneiss, slate, and marble are all types of metamorphic rocks. : Each type of igneous and sedimentary rock is tra

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