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- Weathering and Erosion
Weathering takes place as rocks are broken down into progressively smaller pieces by the effects of weather.
- How mountains turn to dust.
Discover the forces of nature that can turn rock into soil and a mountain into a small hill. From ABC Splash
- The Rock Cycle Interactive
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. Flash required - iPad incompatible
- The Rock Cycle
The Rock Cycle is a group of changes. Igneous rock can change into sedimentary rock or into metamorphic rock. Sedimentary rock can change into metamorphic rock or into igneous rock. Metamorphic rock can change into igneous or sedimentary rock.
- Igneous Rocks Video for Kids
In this educative & descriptive video,kids can learn how to distinguish igneous rocks from others.
- Sedimentary Rocks Video for Children
- Significant Rock Features - Australia
Australia has some of the oldest geological features in the world with the oldest known rocks dating from more than 3000 million years ago and rare zircon crystals dating back 4400 million years located in much younger rocks.
- The Rock Cycle
This Revision Bite from the BBC looks at the three types of rock: sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic. It looks at how they are formed, the weathering of rocks and the way one form of rock turns into another, in the rock cycle.