Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Week Thirteen Vocabulary

Week Thirteen Vocabulary
Novmeber 30 – December 4, 2009
Your spelling and vocabulary test will be on Friday, December 4th . You will be responsible for knowing how to spell each word correctly and the definition for each word.

1. Igneous rock- rock formed from cooled magma or lava.
2. Sedimentary rock- rock that formed when sediments were pressed and cemented together.
3. Metamorphic rock- rock that formed when another kind of rock was squeezed and heated deep inside Earth’s crust.
4. Rock cycle- the process of rocks changing into other kinds of rock.
5. Fossils- the remains or traces of an organism that lived long ago.
6. Volcano- a mountain built up from hardened lava, rocks, and ash that erupted out of Earth.
7. Lava-melted rock that flows out of the ground onto Earth’s surface.
8. Magma- melted rock below Earths surface

1 comment:

  1. Thank you SO much for your creative and great ideas for teaching ROCKS! I have to teach it for the first time this year and this really helps me know how to make it FUN and memorable! Could you email me any of your pages for the art or any others? patricialeemoss@yahoo.com