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Type an essay on the following topic. Print it out and turn it in by the end of the period; use the links below as a resource.

Choose one of the 3 rock types - igneous, metamorphic, or sedimentary, or a mineral of your choice, and type an essay on which one you would like to be if you had the choice.
Explain why your choice would be best using the properties of the rock or mineral, using images if you think they would help, at least 1/2 page typed using 14 point font size double spaced and signed at the bottom.
Pictures should be no more than 1/2 page, and the typewritten material should be at least 1/2 page; The entire essay should fit on 1 page.

USGS Rocks and Images Link

Don't miss the links at the bottom of this web site...

USGS Rocks and Minerals Link

Check out the information available from FEMA on the following link once you finish your assignment.

FEMA hazards links

Try your hand at deciphering a seismogram at a site different from the first one you tried.

Virtual Quake link

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Grand Canyon Virtual Field Trip


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