Rock and the Rock Cycle

Click on the words in the picture to find out more about the three types of rocks:

Rocks can change into other rocks! The stuff that rocks are made from stays the same, but the rocks do not. Over time rocks are recycled into new rocks. Moving parts of Earth's surface layer help rocks recycle!

How does the rock cycle work?

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Last modified August 19, 2005 by Jennifer Bergman.

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