Name: _____________________________        Per#:_____        Date: _______________________Score:____/100

Rock Identification Lab

Instructions: Write down the features that you may find in each of the rock types.

Sedimentary Rock

Metamorphic Rock

Igneous Rock

Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Rock Letter ___

     O Igneous

     O Sedimentary

     O Metamorphic

Identify one characteristic that you observed in the rock sample that supports your classification.



Name: ____________________________________           Period: ______                         Date:_____________________                        

Earth Science Reference Table Scavenger Hunt!

1.  What is the disintegration of Carbon-14 radioactive decay?

2. What is the specific heat of lead?

3. What is the equation to find eccentricity?

4. What is the density of water at 3.98oC?

5. How much Oxygen is the Earth’s crust?

6. How much Hydrogen is in the hydrosphere?

7. How much Nitrogen is in the troposphere?

8. List 3 landscape regions of New York.

9. List 3 surface ocean currents.

10. List 3 tectonic plates.

11. Draw the symbol for a transform plate boundary.

12. Draw the symbol for a mantle hot spot.

13. List 3 processes involved in the rock cycle.

14. What is the stream velocity for a particle diameter of 0.01cm?

15. List 3 types of igneous rock textures.

16. What are the three characteristics of igneous rocks?

17. What is the grain size for a crystalline texture sedimentary rock?

18. What is one sedimentary rock name with a clastic texture?

19. What is the composition of Bituminous coal?

20. List 2 types of metamorphism.

21. Name 3 types of metamorphic rocks.

22. Draw the map symbol for Hornfels.

23. What happened on Earth during the Devonian?

24. During what period did the Paleocene epoch occur?

25. List 3 types of index fossils.