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GEY111 Lab 5: Rock CycleNOTE: When writing your lab report you will find a QUESTION TEMPLATE at the bottom ofthis document that you can copy/paste into your actual Lab Report.Follow the writinginstructions found in the Syllabus/Lab Information folder.Purpose of this LabIn this lab students explore the three types of rocks: sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic bymaking observations and testing sample. This lab addresses GEY111 Mod 2 Outcomes:3, 4, 5, 6, 7,& 8.Additional Materials student must supply:Blank white paperPaper towelsCollected rock or sediment sample (Sediment is not the same as soil. Sediment does notcontain organic material but can typically be found under topsoil or along a riverbed.)PrinterLab Scoring Guide*Lab5: Rock CyclePointsTitle InfoName, Title, Date, N/A (not applicable regarding lab partner)1, 0.5, 0Data and Obs/CalculationsActivity 1A:Photo 1, Table 1Activity 2A: Photo 2-4 (or more), Table 210, 8, 4, 0Lab QuestionAnswersActivity 3 (Additional): Table 4Activity 4 (Additional): Table6Question18, 6.4, 3.2, 0Conclusions4, 3, 2, 0Sources / Cit2, 1.6, 1.2, 0* A brief explanation of how this lab will be evaluated using the CCCOnline Lab Grading RubricActivities for Lab 5: Rock CycleActivity 1A: Determining Sediment and Grain SizeFollow the direction 1 and 2 in the Investigation Manual, record your information onTable 1:Examining Particle Size.Take aphotoof Step 1 with all of your samples displayed (including yourobtained sample), along with your Student Information Card.UseFigure 1(same as figure 12 inbackground document) to help you with your exploration.In addition to particle size, try to identifythe roundness and sorting of the samples.1
Figure 1: Grain Size ChartTable 1: Examining Particles of SedimentMaterialParticle SizeDescription of Roundnessof grainsDescription of Sorting ofthe sampleClaySandPebblesCollectedSamplePhoto of Step 1:Activity 2A: Rock Type IdentificationFrom the Investigation Manual, follow the directions to identify samples A through F from the lab kit.Take aphotoof Step 1 with all of your samples displayed, along with your Student Information Card.Take aphotoof Step 7 foranysample(s) that had a reaction, along with your Student InformationCard.Take aphotoof Step 8 foranysample(s) that made a clear mark on the glass plate (have apencil or some kind of item pointing to the specific mark), along with your Student Information Card.

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Professor
Mark Leatherman
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Igneous rocks

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