The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's surface.
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another
The process of dropping, or depositing, sediment in a new location
small, solid pieces of material that come from weathered rocks or living things.
a naturally formed, inorganic solid with a crystalline structure
hot melted rock underneath the earth's surface
forms when particles of other rocks or the remains of plants and animals are pressed and cemented together. Most common type of rock on the Earth's surface.
rock that has changed as a result of heating and pressure
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
a naturally occuring solid mixture of one or more minerals or organic matter
a never-ending process by which rocks are changed from one type to another