Sedimentary Rocks Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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Grains of sand, mud, pebbles, minerals, fossils and plants are all types of _____.

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1. Which type of sedimentary rock is formed when dissolved minerals come out of water?

2. The layers in sedimentary rocks are called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool that helps check your understanding of sedimentary rocks. Layers in these rocks and the different types of sedimentary rocks are topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials can help you figure out how much you know about:

  • Types of sedimentary rock
  • Layers in sedimentary rocks
  • Term describing grains of mud, pebbles, minerals, and plants

Skills Practiced

Look at these materials to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important information from the lesson on sedimentary rocks
  • Interpreting information - see if you can read information and remember it correctly about the layers in sedimentary rock
  • Information recall - remember the details you picked up about the different types of sedimentary rocks
  • Critical thinking- look at the different ways how sedimentary rock is formed and how it relates to the different types of sedimentary

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson called Sedimentary Rocks Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts to go over more facts about these rocks. You can also use this lesson to:

  • See how sedimentary rocks form
  • Review properties of different types of sedimentary rocks
  • Look at interesting facts about these rocks