3 Types of Rocks and the Rock Cycle: Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic - FreeSchool

2016 March 15
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3 Types of Rocks and the Rock Cycle: Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic - FreeSchool

Rocks are awesome! They can be found everywhere on earth and come in many different shapes, forms, and textures. There are three main types of rock: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Learn more about these types of rock, how they are formed, some examples of each type, and how the rock cycle works to change one type of rock into another. Like this video if you want to see more videos about GEOLOGY! Subscribe to FreeSchool: https://www.youtube.com/user/watchfreeschool?sub_confirmation=1 Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/watchFreeSchool Check our our companion channel, FreeSchool Mom! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTcEtHRQhqiCZIIb77LyDmA And our NEW channel for little ones, FreeSchool Early Birds! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OV62x86XHwaqsxLsuy8dA Music: Jaunty Gumption, Unwritten Return - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Some footage provided by the US Geological Survey Image Sources: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Sedimentary_rock#/media/File:Banded_iron_formation.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Sedimentary_rock#/media/File:Banded_iron_formation.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamorphic_rock#/media/File:Quartzite.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igneous_rock#/media/File:Igneous_rock_eng_text.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granite#/media/File:Fj%C3%A6regranitt3.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Tuff#/media/File:HK_LukChauShan_Tuff_1.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsidian#/media/File:Lipari-Obsidienne_(5).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Glasses_of_water#/media/File:Mud_and_water_suspension_and_clear_water.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedimentary_rock#/media/File:Pressure_solution_sandstone.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Lake_sediments#/media/File:Arch%C3%A4ologie_im_Parkhaus_Op%C3%A9ra_-_Originalschichten_Rettungsgrabung_2010_mit_Kulturschichten_(dunkel)_und_Seekreidablagerungen_(hell)_-_%27Zwischenfutter%27_Hirschgeweih-Steinbeil_2013-03-04_16-24-44_(P7700).JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedimentary_rock#/media/File:Fossils_in_a_beach_wall.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Valued_images_of_fossils#/media/File:Betelgeusia_orientalis_MHNT.PAL.2010.2.1.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Limestone#/media/File:Dolomitic_Limestone.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Oil_shale#/media/File:Oil_shale_Colorado.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamorphic_rock#/media/File:Migma_ss_2006.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Quartzite#/media/File:Folded_Rock_on_Belle-Ile_Brittany_France.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamorphic_rock#/media/File:Rock_contact_metamorphism_eng_big_text.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gneiss#/media/File:Orthogneiss_Geopark.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Slate#/media/File:Gray_Slate.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Sandstone&filefrom=Light+and+Shadow+over+sandstone.jpg#/media/File:SmallCrater05_ST_08.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Quartzite#/media/File:Pink_Quartzite.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Marble_samples#/media/File:Museo_de_La_Plata_-_M%C3%A1rmol_blanco.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magma#/media/File:Pahoehoe_toe.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Sedimentary_rocks#/media/File:Courthouse_Rock,_Sedona_Arizona.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ch%C3%BDnovsk%C3%A1_jeskyn%C4%9B(4).jpg?fastcci_from=114817&c1=114817&d1=15&s=200&a=fqv