Changes Written in Stone By Michelle Mecham
Where do we find rocks? • Volcanoes • Mountains • Streams • Beaches • Oceans • EVERYWHERE!
Rocks can be . . . • Hard • Soft • Shiny • Dull • Smooth • Rough • One color • Many colors
We use rocks for. . . • Building • Beauty • Decoration • Instruments • Health
Did you know that rocks are even used for . . . • Pets • Chalk • Toothpaste !!! • Glass • Salt
Rocks become smaller, and smaller, and smaller, and smaller. . . • By erosion • By wind • By earthquake • By floods • By rain • By slides • By man
Rocks become bigger, and bigger, and bigger, and bigger . . . • By earthquakes • By volcanoes • By heat and pressure
The Life of a Rock Layers of sediment join together. Changes are made from pressure and heat. Melted rock cools and hardens
Sedimentary Rock is . . . • Rock formed when layers of small particles of shell, rock, and sand join together.
Metamorphic Rock is . . . • Rock that is formed when pressure and heat create changes to sedimentary or igneous rock.
Igneous Rock is . . . • Rock that is formed when melted rock cools and hardens.
Works Cited • I got all my pictures from Microsoft Clip Art.