Sedimentary Rocks



      You are now ready to dig for information.  You will need to view each website to answer the questions listed below.  If you are unsure about the answer, get together with a fellow junior geologist to discuss your questions or comments. You may find it helpful to view each link and take notes a few times before you gain deeper understanding.


1. Sedimentary rocks are made of layers.  How are these layers formed?

2. What is the process of lithification?  How does it relate to Sedimentary rocks?

3. Are Sedimentary rocks made from just rock particles?  What else can Sedimentary rocks be made of?

4. Can you name the 3 most common types of Sedimentary rocks?

5. How do you or someone that you know use Sedimentary rocks?


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