Rocks formed by cooling and solidifying of molten magma
Igneous rock
Molten material beneath or within earth’s crust.
Magma
Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidification of sediment.
Sedimentary Rock
The state of being deposited or precipitated
Deposition
Pertaining to or exhibiting structural change or metamorphism.
Metamorphic Rock
the various mechanical and chemical processes that cause exposed rock to decompose.
Weathering
The process by which the surface of earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc.
Erosion
The outer layer of the Earth.
Earth's Crust
A solid inorganic of natural occurrence.
Mineral
An idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the earth’s crust.
Rock Cycle
Make or become hard or solid
Solidify
To become formed or shaped
Forming
A light, porous, glassy lava.
Pumice
Molten rock that reaches the earth’s surface through a volcano or fissure
Lava
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth.
Geology