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Earth's Materials: Minerals, Rocks, Soil & Water

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Which of the following is FALSE about minerals?

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1. One of Earth's materials, _____, is a mixture of decomposed organic matter and two other types of Earth's materials, _____.

2. Rocks are often classified by how they are formed. What are the three types of rocks found on Earth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Earth is made from a variety of resources. Test your knowledge of these materials with this quiz and worksheet. You will be evaluated on the different types of rocks, the definition of water, and the features of minerals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See if you can accurately answer questions on the topics listed below:

  • The characteristics of minerals
  • The definition of water
  • The term for the mixture of broken down organic matter, rocks and minerals
  • The various kinds of rocks
  • What makes up Earth's materials

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the different kinds of rocks and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main words, such as water
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as rocks and minerals

Additional Learning

Keep learning about the characteristics of these materials by viewing the accompanying video lesson, Earth's Materials: Minerals, Rocks, Soil & Water. When you finish this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify the Earth's materials
  • Describe each material and explain where it comes from
  • Differentiate between rock types
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