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Grade 3 Rocks
The three types of rocks are called           igneous          ,               metamorphic              , and               sedimentary              .

Rocks are made up of            minerals           .

Metamorphic rocks are formed by lots of         heat          and            pressure           .

I can find rocks            anywhere           .
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                has small grains and holds very little water.
  1. Sand
  2. Clay
  3. Rocks
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                has the smallest grains and holds a lot of water.
  1. Salt
  2. Sand
  3. Clay
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          Igneous          rock forms when magma and lava cools and hardens
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              Metamorphic              rock that has been changed by heating and squeezing
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              Sedimentary              rock forms from layers of sediment or tiny bits of broken down rock or fossils
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       Rock        a nonliving material made up of one or more minerals
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Ms. Jackson found a rock near the street by the school. She plans to write a letter to a geologist to help her figure out what kind of rock it is. Without sending the rock in the mail or taking a picture of it, what information does she NOT need to include in her letter so that the geologist can help her?
  1. How shiny the rock is.
  2. The color of the rock.
  3. The size of the rock.
  4. The texture of the rock.
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Igneous rocks are made from melted rock.
  1. True
  2. False
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A rock is usually made up of one or more
  1. Minerals
  2. Sands
  3. Fossils
  4. Soils
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The ground we walk on is made up of
  1. dust from the weather
  2. meteors that have fallen from space
  3. rocks that have been weathered and eroded
  4. rain
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Sedimentary rocks are the strongest type of rock.
  1. True
  2. False
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Metamorphic rocks are rocks that have changed due to a lot of heat and pressure.
  1. True
  2. False
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All rocks are made up of            minerals           .
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Sand is made up from little bits of rock.
  1. True
  2. False
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What type of rock is created from lava?
  1. metamorphic
  2. igneous
  3. sedimentary
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Fossils are mostly found in which kind of rock?
  1. diamond
  2. sedimentary
  3. igneous
  4. metamorphic
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Which of these is NOT a good way to learn about rock?
  1. Putting a rock in acid to find out what is in the rock.
  2. Dropping a rock from a high place to learn how hard the rock is.
  3. Looking at a rock with a hand lens to learn what is in the rock.
  4. Scratching a rock with a paperclip to learn how hard it is.
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Which type of rock is changed by heat and pressure?
  1. igneous
  2. metamorphic
  3. sedimentary
  4. loam
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What type of rock is created when Earth's materials are put under great pressure?
  1. sedimentary
  2. igneous
  3. metamorphic
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