Physical Science 101
Rocks and the Rock Cycle Study Guide

After the "Rocks and the Rock Cycle" lecture and readings you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions.

What is the definition of a rock?

How does this definition compare and differ from that of a mineral?

What is meant by the term "solid"?

What does "natural" mean in this definition?

What are mineraloids, glass and organic particles?

What natural materials act as a cement to hold rock together?

What are the three main rock groups?

What is Rock Cycle?

What the importance of the Rock Cycle?