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Rocks and minerals 6th grade science
mineral
magma
igneous rocks
lava
a natural, solid substance that has a definite chemical compo…
melted rock within the Earth
forms when magma is pushed up from the mantle into the cool c…
magma that reaches the surface
mineral
a natural, solid substance that has a definite chemical compo…
magma
melted rock within the Earth
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Rocks and Minerals - 6th Grade Science
Streak
Cleavage
Fracture
Luster
The color powder a mineral leaves behind when scratch scraped…
Breaks in even cuts
Brakes in uneven cuts
How a mineral reflects light
Streak
The color powder a mineral leaves behind when scratch scraped…
Cleavage
Breaks in even cuts
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Rocks and Minerals 6th Grade Science
What is a mineral?
What is an ore?
Who studies minerals?
What is petrology?
A naturally occurring, inorganic, crystalline solid that has…
A rock that contains certain valuable minerals
A mineralogist
The study of rocks
What is a mineral?
A naturally occurring, inorganic, crystalline solid that has…
What is an ore?
A rock that contains certain valuable minerals
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6th grade science: rocks and minerals
sedimentary rock
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
gemstones
forms when sediment and the remains of tiny living things set…
forms when magma cools either above or below the earth.
forms below the earths crust by heat and pressure.
stones or minerals valued for their rarity and beauty.
sedimentary rock
forms when sediment and the remains of tiny living things set…
igneous rock
forms when magma cools either above or below the earth.
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Science- minerals and rocks 6th grade
mineral
element
atom
compound
naturally formed, inorganic solid that has a crystal-like str…
pure substance that can't be separated into simpler substance…
Smallest part of an element that has all the properties of th…
A substance made up of two or more elements.
mineral
naturally formed, inorganic solid that has a crystal-like str…
element
pure substance that can't be separated into simpler substance…
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6th Grade Rocks and Minerals
Solid
Liquid
Vapor
Plasma
definite shape, definite volume
can change shape, definite volume
can change shape, can change volume
positively charged particles that have lost electrons
Solid
definite shape, definite volume
Liquid
can change shape, definite volume
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Rocks & Minerals - 6th Grade
rock
inorganic
mineral
streak
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
the color of a mineral's powder
rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
42 terms
Rocks and Minerals for ASD 6th Grade Science Class
mineral
inorganic
crystal
streak
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
the color of a mineral's powder.
mineral
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
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6th grade Science Rocks, Minerals, & Fossils
Erosion
Weathering
Fracture
Cleavage
Process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves fragments…
chemical & physical processes that break down rock at Earth's…
the way a mineral looks when it breaks apart in an unusual way
mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
Erosion
Process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves fragments…
Weathering
chemical & physical processes that break down rock at Earth's…
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Rocks and Minerals for ASD 6th Grade Science Class
mineral
inorganic
crystal
streak
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
the color of a mineral's powder.
mineral
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
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6th Grade Rocks And Minerals Science Test
Chemical Rocks
Cleavage
Crystals
Detrital Rocks
Forms when mineral rich water from geysers, hot springs, or s…
Minerals that split into pieces with smooth, regular planes t…
Solid material with atoms arranged in patterns.
Made of grain of other minerals or other rocks that have move…
Chemical Rocks
Forms when mineral rich water from geysers, hot springs, or s…
Cleavage
Minerals that split into pieces with smooth, regular planes t…
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BMMSBroncos 6th grade Science Rocks, Minerals, & Fossils
Erosion
Weathering
Fracture
Cleavage
Process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves fragments…
chemical & physical processes that break down rock at Earth's…
the way a mineral looks when it breaks apart in an unusual way
mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
Erosion
Process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves fragments…
Weathering
chemical & physical processes that break down rock at Earth's…
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Rocks and Minerals 6th Grade
organic
inorganic
mineral
rock
substances are composed of matter that is alive or was once a…
substances that were never alive
a naturally occurring inorganic substance with a certain chem…
a natural occurring solid made of one or more inerals
organic
substances are composed of matter that is alive or was once a…
inorganic
substances that were never alive
Rocks and Minerals (6th grade)
Organic
Weathering
Crystal
Streak
Sedimentary rock that forms from the remains of organisms
The chemical and physical process that breaks down rock and o…
A solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
The color of a mineral's powder
Organic
Sedimentary rock that forms from the remains of organisms
Weathering
The chemical and physical process that breaks down rock and o…
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Rocks & Minerals - 6th Grade
rock
inorganic
mineral
streak
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
the color of a mineral's powder
rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
35 terms
6th Grade Rocks and Minerals
Rocks are made of...
Rocks are studied by whom?
What is the Mohs Scale?
Define mineral.
Minerals
Geologists
A scale which determines the hardness of rocks
A naturally occurring (solid) material that has a specific ch…
Rocks are made of...
Minerals
Rocks are studied by whom?
Geologists
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Rocks and Minerals Review (6th grade Science)
Mineral
Five Characteristics
Naturally Occurring
Solid
naturally occurring solid that can form by inorganic (non-liv…
natural occurring, solid, crystal structure, definite chemica…
All minerals are substances that are formed by naturally proc…
A mineral is always a solid, with a definite volume and shape…
Mineral
naturally occurring solid that can form by inorganic (non-liv…
Five Characteristics
natural occurring, solid, crystal structure, definite chemica…
Science Unit 1-rocks and minerals 6th grade
hardness
color
streak
luster
perform a scratch test and use Mohs Hardness scale
Observe the surface of the minteral
observe the color of the mineral's powder on unglazed tile
observe how the mineral reflects light
hardness
perform a scratch test and use Mohs Hardness scale
color
Observe the surface of the minteral
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Rocks and Minerals for ASD 6th Grade Science Class
mineral
inorganic
crystal
streak
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
the color of a mineral's powder.
mineral
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
30 terms
Minerals and Rocks 6th Grade
Mineral
Inorganic
Crystal
Streak
A naturally occurring solid that can form by inorganic proces…
Formed by materials that were not a part of living things.
A repeating pattern of a mineral's particles that form a soli…
Color of a mineral in its powdered form.
Mineral
A naturally occurring solid that can form by inorganic proces…
Inorganic
Formed by materials that were not a part of living things.
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6th grade Rocks and Minerals
mineral
inorganic
igneous rock
sedimentary rock
a natural occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal struc…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
a type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or…
mineral
a natural occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal struc…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things
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6th Grade Science Rocks and Minerals Test
mineral
luster
hardness
streak
made from an element or compound in its solid form; an inorga…
having shine; how metallic a mineral looks
how easily or difficult a mineral scratches
the colored powder left behind a mineral when its rubbed agai…
mineral
made from an element or compound in its solid form; an inorga…
luster
having shine; how metallic a mineral looks
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6th Grade Rocks and Minerals
fracture
hardness
igneous rock
luster
the tendency of a mineral to break into irregular pieces
the resistance of a mineral or other material to being scratc…
rock that forms as molten rock, cools and becomes soild
the property of a mineral that describes the way in which lig…
fracture
the tendency of a mineral to break into irregular pieces
hardness
the resistance of a mineral or other material to being scratc…
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6th grade science rocks and minerals section 2
Igneous rocks
Extrusive
Lava
Magma
Form when melted rock material from inside earth cools
When melted rock material cools on earth's surface
Molten rock material that exists at or above Earth's surface
Underground molten material
Igneous rocks
Form when melted rock material from inside earth cools
Extrusive
When melted rock material cools on earth's surface
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6th Grade Science - Chapter 2 Rock and Minerals
mineral
inorganic
crystal
streak
a naturally occurring solid that can form by inorganic proces…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
the color of a minerals powder
mineral
a naturally occurring solid that can form by inorganic proces…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things
27 terms
Rocks and Minerals - 6th grade
silicate
nonsilicate
sediment
Metamorphosis
A mineral that contains a combination of silicon, oxygen, and…
A mineral that does not contain silicon and oxygen
A naturally occurring material that is broken down by process…
Derives from Greek "transformation, transforming", from (meta…
silicate
A mineral that contains a combination of silicon, oxygen, and…
nonsilicate
A mineral that does not contain silicon and oxygen
26 terms
Chapter 2 Minerals and Rocks, 6th Grade Science
solid
inorganic
definite chemical composition
rocks
not liquid
does not contain any one living material
the "recipe" for a mineral is always the same; ratio for mole…
the solid material made up of one or more minerals or other s…
solid
not liquid
inorganic
does not contain any one living material
10 terms
Minerals and Rock 6th grade
Mineral
Crystal
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
A naturally, occurring, inorganic solid that forms beneath Ea…
A solid made of particles that line up in pattern that repeat…
A series of processes on and beneath Earth's surface that slo…
Molten material that form inside Earth and slowly cools and h…
Mineral
A naturally, occurring, inorganic solid that forms beneath Ea…
Crystal
A solid made of particles that line up in pattern that repeat…
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Rocks and Minerals for ASD 6th Grade Science Class
mineral
inorganic
crystal
streak
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
the color of a mineral's powder.
mineral
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
46 terms
Science Test: Rocks & Minerals 6th grade
decomposer
compaction
deposition
cementation
particles go apart
particles press together from weight
particles are deposited
particles are glued together as dissolved mineral solution ha…
decomposer
particles go apart
compaction
particles press together from weight
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6th Grade Science Unit 6 Rocks and Minerals Lesson 1 Minerals
Mineral
element
Atom
Compound
A naturally occurring, usually inorganic solid that has a def…
Pure substances that cannot be broken down into simpler subst…
The smallest unit of an element that maintains the properties…
A substance made up of molecules of two or more elements.
Mineral
A naturally occurring, usually inorganic solid that has a def…
element
Pure substances that cannot be broken down into simpler subst…
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6th Grade Rocks and Minerals
Metamorphic Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Igneous Rock
MOH's Hardness Scale
Forms when heat, pressure, or chemical reactions change one t…
Made from pieces of rocks and minerals, forms in layers with…
Forms when magma cools and hardens
A scale from 1 - 10 based on how hard a mineral is to scratch
Metamorphic Rock
Forms when heat, pressure, or chemical reactions change one t…
Sedimentary Rock
Made from pieces of rocks and minerals, forms in layers with…
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6th GradeRocks and Minerals
Mineral
inorganic
crystal
streak
inorganic solid that has a crystal structure and a specific c…
not made from living things OR things that were once alive.
a repeating pattern of a mineral's particles that form a solid.
the color of a mineral's powder when rubbed against a tile.
Mineral
inorganic solid that has a crystal structure and a specific c…
inorganic
not made from living things OR things that were once alive.
35 terms
6th Grade Rocks and Minerals
Rocks are made of...
Rocks are studied by whom?
What is the Mohs Scale?
Define mineral.
Minerals
Geologists
A scale which determines the hardness of rocks
A naturally occurring (solid) material that has a specific ch…
Rocks are made of...
Minerals
Rocks are studied by whom?
Geologists
13 terms
rocks/minerals science 6th
rock cycle
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
sedimentary rock
an idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the ear…
formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava.
type of rock which has been changed by extreme heat and press…
Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidificatio…
rock cycle
an idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the ear…
igneous rock
formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava.
53 terms
6th Grade Rocks and Minerals
Mineralologist
Oxygen and Silicon
Solid, inorganic, naturally, definite…
2000
What is the name of a person who studies minerals?
What two elements are in most compounds that make up the Eart…
Minerals are _____, _____, form _____, and have a _____ _____…
About how many minerals have scientists identified?
Mineralologist
What is the name of a person who studies minerals?
Oxygen and Silicon
What two elements are in most compounds that make up the Eart…
36 terms
Rocks & Minerals - 6th Grade
rock
inorganic
mineral
streak
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
the color of a mineral's powder
rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
36 terms
Rocks & Minerals - 6th Grade
rock
inorganic
mineral
streak
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
the color of a mineral's powder
rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
6th Grade- rocks and minerals
Cleavage
Mohs
Crystal structure
Streak
How a mineral breaks
Hardness scale from 1 to 10
6 different formations that usually need a microscope to see
If a mineral leaves a powder behind
Cleavage
How a mineral breaks
Mohs
Hardness scale from 1 to 10
36 terms
Rocks & Minerals - 6th Grade
rock
inorganic
mineral
streak
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
the color of a mineral's powder
rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
14 terms
Rocks and Minerals 6th Grade
5 Mineral Descriptions
Geode
5 characteristics all minerals
rock classification
color, luster, effervescence, hardness, cleavage/fracture, st…
rock with cavity, has crystal/mineral modder
Natural, inorganic, solid, crystal pattern, atomic structure
color, texture, grain size
5 Mineral Descriptions
color, luster, effervescence, hardness, cleavage/fracture, st…
Geode
rock with cavity, has crystal/mineral modder
Rocks and Minerals 6th Grade
5 Mineral Descriptions
Geode
5 characteristics all minerals
rock classification
color, luster, effervescence, hardness, cleavage/fracture, st…
rock with cavity, has crystal/mineral modder
Natural, inorganic, solid, crystal pattern, atomic structure
color, texture, grain size
5 Mineral Descriptions
color, luster, effervescence, hardness, cleavage/fracture, st…
Geode
rock with cavity, has crystal/mineral modder
20 terms
6th grade Minerals and Rocks
mineral
reclamation
lava
igneous rock
Naturally formed inorganic solid with a definite chemical str…
Returning land to its original condition after mining
Molten material near or at the surface of the earth.
Rocks that form from cooled, solidified molten material.
mineral
Naturally formed inorganic solid with a definite chemical str…
reclamation
Returning land to its original condition after mining
26 terms
6th grade Minerals and Rocks
mineral
reclamation
lava
igneous rock
Naturally formed inorganic solid with a definite chemical str…
Returning land to its original condition after mining
Molten material near or at the surface of the earth.
Rocks that form from cooled, solidified molten material.
mineral
Naturally formed inorganic solid with a definite chemical str…
reclamation
Returning land to its original condition after mining
16 terms
6th Grade rocks and minerals
minerals
inorganic
naturally occurring
crystal structure
naturally occurring, inorganic solids, that have a crystal st…
not made from living things or the remains of living things
made by the earth not by man
repeating pattern of flat sides that meet at points
minerals
naturally occurring, inorganic solids, that have a crystal st…
inorganic
not made from living things or the remains of living things
55 terms
6th Grade Rocks and Minerals
Rocks are studied by whom?
What is the Mohs Hardness Scale?
Define luster.
Define transparency.
Geologists
A scale which determines the hardness of rocks
The shininess of a mineral.
How well you can see through an object
Rocks are studied by whom?
Geologists
What is the Mohs Hardness Scale?
A scale which determines the hardness of rocks
10 terms
Rock and Minerals 6th grade
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Sediment
A type of rock that forms from cooling of molten rock at or b…
a type of rock that forms when particles of other rocks, rema…
rocks that forms when a rock is changed by heat, pressed and…
Small, solid pieces of material from rock or organisms.
Igneous Rock
A type of rock that forms from cooling of molten rock at or b…
Sedimentary Rock
a type of rock that forms when particles of other rocks, rema…
21 terms
Rocks and Minerals 6th grade
Five characteristics of a mineral?
What is inorganic?
Mineral w/ hardness 1?
Hardest mineral?
Crystallized structure, inorganic, solid, defenite chemical c…
Never was once living or made from once living organisms.
Talc
Diamond
Five characteristics of a mineral?
Crystallized structure, inorganic, solid, defenite chemical c…
What is inorganic?
Never was once living or made from once living organisms.
43 terms
Rocks & Minerals - 6th Grade
rock
inorganic
mineral
streak
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
the color of a mineral's powder
rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
inorganic
not formed from living things or the remains of living things…
17 terms
Rocks & Minerals - 6th Grade
rock
mineral
igneous rock
sedimentary rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
rock formed from cooled magma or lava
rock formed when layers of sediments were pressed and cemente…
rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
mineral
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
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