Geology Study Guide: week 1-5
The scientific method:
Science: Use of observation, experiment, and calculation to explain how nature operates.
Scientific Method: A sequence of steps for systemically analyzing the natural world in a way that leads to
Genetic Classification: based on the origin of a rock.
Igneous Rocks: formed by solidification of melts. (melts: above ground=lava; below ground=magma)
Sedimentary Rocks: Formed by cementing of grains from pre-existing rocks,