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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_cycle

The rock cycle is a basic concept in geology that describes the time-consuming transitions ... a gradually evolving process. The Wilson cycle (a plate tectonics based rock cycle) was developed by J. Tuzo Wilson during the 1950s and 1960s.

www.homesciencetools.com/a/rock-cycle-teaching-tip

Learn about how rocks change in the Rock Cycle. ... This tends to happen where tectonic plates come together: the pressure of the plates squish the rock that is ...

www.tech-faq.com/what-are-the-steps-of-the-rock-cycle.html

Mar 11, 2016 ... The rock cycle is an essential geological model that depicts the unique changes that rock undergoes during a set time period. The three major ...

imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/geo/basics/diagrams.htm

Like most Earth materials, rocks are created and destroyed in cycles. The rock cycle is a model that describes the formation, breakdown, and reformation of a ...

www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rock.html

The Rock Cycle is a group of changes. Igneous rock can change into sedimentary rock or into metamorphic rock. Sedimentary rock can change into ...

kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0025B-rock-cycle.php

Let's trace a possible rock cycle for newly formed igneous rocks. Igneous rocks are ... Metamorphosis can happen to igneous rocks as well. Metamorphic rocks ...

www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/change.html

The changes form a cycle, called "the rock cycle." The way rocks change ... A similar process happens to rocks beneath the earth's surface. Due to movements in ...

www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/diagram.html

A useful way to illustrate how the three main types of rock are related to one another and how changes to rocks happen in a recurring sequence is the rock cycle.

www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Earth-Science-Concepts-For-High-School/section/3.8

Presents the three major rock types and the rock cycle. ... During sedimentation, the sediments are laid down or deposited. In order to form a ... What happens when magma cools either underground or on the surface and hardens? Is there only ...

www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/rocks/cycle/stage3.htm

The rock cycle in the learning zone. ... Particles of rock cannot be transported forever. Rivers reach ... During deposition particles of rock are laid down in layers .