Science Scope and Sequence, Geologic Processes

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Lesson 612, Geologic Processes

Defining mineral, igneous rock, magma, lava, granite, obsidian, sedimentary rock, and metamorphic rock

Describing the cycle of rock formation on Earth

Explaining metamorphism, weathering, erosion, deposition, melting, crystallization as well as specific examples of minerals and their classification due to hardness, luster, specific gravity streak, color, and cleavage

Listing causes of physical and chemical weathering

Defining bedrock, topsoil, and subsoil

Describing erosion by moving water

Defining glacier

Describing erosion by glacier and by wind

Defining weathering, physical weathering, and chemical weathering

Understanding the work of mineralogists

Understanding the Mohs Hardness Scale

Identifying the layers of soil, including humus

Defining decomposers, pedology, and pedologists

Identifying the horizons of soil, including A, B, C, and D

Recognizing the ill effects of over farming and soil erosion


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