Riddle Me This Identification Moh’s Hardness Scale Soils Going Through Changes 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500
I am the smallest particle found in a rock. Rocks are made up of many different types of me. What am I?
I am a type of rock that is formed deep inside the earth. I was once another type of rock, but heat and pressure changed me. What am I?
I am what is left when a rock is broken down or weathered by wind and water. I might contain parts of plants and I make a great substance for growing. What am I?.
I am a type of rock that is formed in layers. I am the most common type of rock and I also contain the most fossils. What am I?
Carl had two minerals that looked a lot alike. They were the same color and texture. What property would help Carl figure out if the two minerals were the same? A. size B. shape C. weight D. hardness
Tommy found a mineral and wants to know what kind it is. What is one thing Tommy can check to help figure it out? A. hardness B. weight C. Temperature D. length
Sara found something on the ground. It was heavy, and had many colors. When Sara hit the object with a hammer, it did not break. She could also see two different kinds of crystals in the object.What did Sara find? a rock a fossil a mineral some sand
Sarah found a rock. She knew it was a rock because it had crystals in it. Crystals are MINERALS.
Mrs. Dodge's class is studying minerals. To find the name of each mineral, the student must know A. the shape of the mineral. B. the size of the mineral. C. the color of the mark made on a tile. D. the weight of the mineral.
Which test is used to show the hardness of minerals found in certain rocks? A. scratch test B. streak test C. smell test D.shininesstest
Which mineral will scratch or break a diamond? Corundum Topaz Fluorite No Mineral will scratch a diamond.
Which mineral on the chart is the softest or easiest to break? Calcite Feldspar Talc Topaz
Which mineral on the chart will scratch feldspar? Gypsum Fluorite Apatite Quartz
Which mineral on the chart is hard enough to scratch topaz? Feldspar Calcite Corundum Gypsum
Which mineral on the chart is too weak to scratch calcite? Feldspar Quartz Diamond Gypsum
. The best soil in which to grow plants is forest soil. desert soil. beach soil. rocky soil.
Forest soil- It has the most plant matter and nutrients for growing things.
Soil is made up MOSTLY of nitrogen. weathered rock. water. air.
Soil is a mix of materials. Which is NOT a part of soil in nature? dead plants dead animals rock pieces plastic pieces
Mike took a road trip. During the trip, Mike noticed the ground began to look red. Which type of soil was Mike MOST LIKELY looking at? clay loam sand humus
Rocks found in rivers are often smooth. Why is this? A. animals in the river smooth down the rocks for shelter B. water flows over the rocks and wears away the rough edges C. water chills the rocks causing the rocks to freeze into smooth shapes D. wind near rivers is strong enough to blow away the rocks rough edges
After a hurricane the size of the affected beach is not as large. Which answer explains the reason why this happens? A. the ocean level is higher B. the pollution covers the sand C. erosion of sand by wind and rain D. hurricane rain water covers the sand
Susan found some very smooth, round rocks near a small stream. What caused Susan's rocks to be weathered in this way? a. wind b. moving water c. acid in the water d. fish in the stream
Which of these carries away the most soil?FiresFloods EarthquakesVolcanoes
Kate wanted to plant some flowers for her mother. She found a bag of soil in the shed. It was light tan, had big, coarse grains, and when she poured water over it, the water ran right through the soil. What kind of soil did Kate MOST LIKELY find? clay loam sand potting soil