Geology I Can Statements
Standard III: Students will understand the processes of rock and fossil formation.
Objective 1: Compare rocks and minerals and describe how they are related.
Objective 2: Describe the nature of the changes that rocks undergo over long periods of time.
Objective 3: Describe how rock and fossil evidence is used to infer Earth’s history.
Objective 4: Compare rapid and gradual changes to Earth’s surface.
STANDARD III VOCAB
volcano, earthquake, weathering, minerals, fossils, sedimentary, magma, metamorphic, rock cycle, igneous, sedimentation, deposition, geology, paleontology