A type of rock that is created when heat and pressure change existing rocks.
When wind, water, or ice transports sediment from one location to another.
The break-down of rocks into smaller pieces
When sediment is "glued" together, creating sedimentary rock.
The amount of matter in a certain amount of space
The system of measurement used in the United States (feet, gallons, pounds)
The amount of matter in an object
How much space an object takes up
How hard gravity is pulling on an object
Used to show directions (north, south, east, west)
Shows what all the symbols on a map mean
A ratio that compares the measurements on a map to actual distances
How high something is above sea level
A feature that makes up the earth's surface (such as a plain, mountain, or valley)