Rock Cycle Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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How are igneous rocks created?

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1. How are sedimentary rock created?

2. How are metamorphic rocks created?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Have you ever wondered where rocks come from? Did you know that rocks change over long periods of time? Use this assessment to find out how much you know about the different types of rocks and how they change.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this quiz/worksheet is to test your knowledge of:

  • How igneous rocks are created
  • Sedimentary rocks
  • Metamorphic rocks
  • How long it takes rocks to change

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz to test your skills:

  • Reading comprehension - remember the most important information from the related lesson about the rock cycle
  • Interpreting information - correctly interpret information about the different types of rocks
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about these rocks and how long it takes them to change

Additional Learning

To learn more about the rock cycle, complete the lesson Rock Cycle Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. After this lesson you should have a better understanding of:

  • Stages of the rock cycle
  • Where in the Earth the different types of rocks are formed
  • How magma moves through the Earth