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Grade 3 Rocks
A rock is usually made up of one or more                .
  1. minerals
  2. sands
  3. fossils
  4. soils
Grade 3 Rocks
                has small grains and holds very little water.
  1. Sand
  2. Clay
  3. Rock
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                has the smallest grains and holds a lot of water.
  1. Salt
  2. Sand
  3. Clay
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What type of rock is created from lava?
  1. metamorphic
  2. igneous
  3. sedimentary
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Magma is a                 rock                 the surface of the Earth.
  1. liquid, above
  2. liquid, under
  3. solid, under
  4. solid, above
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Igneous rocks are made from melted rock.
  1. True
  2. False
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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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Metamorphic rocks are rocks that have changed due to a lot of heat and pressure.
  1. True
  2. False
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What type of rock is formed when a volcano erupts?
  1. sedimentary
  2. igneous
  3. metamorphic
  4. sandstone
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Lava is a                 rock                 the surface of the Earth.
  1. liquid, above
  2. liquid, under
  3. solid, under
  4. solid, above
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Cycle is a series of events or processes that                 themselves over time.
  1. repeat
  2. return
  3. under
  4. harden
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Which of the following types of rocks are formed due to volcanic activity?
  1. Igneous Rocks
  2. Metamorphic Rocks
  3. Sedimentary Rocks
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Intrusive igneous rock is formed when magma solidifies                 Earth's surface.
  1. slowly beneath
  2. quickly beneath
  3. slowly above
  4. slowly below
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Metamorphic rocks are changed by heating and squeezing.
  1. True
  2. False
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Sand is made up from little bits of rock.
  1. True
  2. False
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           .
Grade 3 Rocks
Extrusive igneous rock is formed when magma solidifies                 Earth's surface.
  1. slowly beneath
  2. quickly above
  3. slowly above
  4. slowly below
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          Igneous          rock forms when magma or lava cools and hardens.
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              Sedimentary               rock forms from layers of sediment or tiny bits of broken down rock.
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Fossils are mostly found in igneous rocks.
  1. True
  2. False
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