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EARTH SCIENCE

Platte Canyon High School
Bailey, Colorado

Earth Science Lessons

  SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
UNIT VI

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OBJECTIVES

A. Define a sedimentary rock and relate it to the rock cycle.
B. Identify the common sedimentary rocks by their physical and chemical
     characteristics
C. Compare and contrast detrital, chemical, and biochemical rocks, their origin,
      occurrence, and geological significance.
D. Understand the concept of lithification
E. Understand the concept of formation.
F. Explain the concepts of superposition, uniformitarianism, original horizontality and
     cross-cutting relations and their use in reconstructing geologic history.

LESSONS

   
   
   
   
   
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