Unit Starter Questions:
1) How can I tell if a mineral formed quickly or slowly?
2) How do rocks and minerals differ?
3) What are some of the properties that we use to identify a mineral?
1) Cooling magma will always make which type of rock?
2)What is Foliation?
3) Why do igneous rocks sometimes have holes in them?
3/28 & 31:
1) List the process to turn a Metamorphic rock into an Igneous rock.
2) List the process to turn Sediment into a Metamorphic rock.
3) List the process to turn an Igneous rock into Sediment
1) How are weathering and Erosion different?
2)How can you use index fossils to date a layer of strata?
3) What does the Law of Superposition say?
4)What evidence could we look for to tell what type of environment a certain layer of strata was deposited in?
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