The Rock Cycle

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The Rock Cycle by Mind Map: The Rock Cycle

1. Igneous Rocks Day 1 and 2

1.1. Volcanic Arcs

1.1.1. Island Arcs

1.1.1.1. Fore Arc Basin

1.2. Source of Metamorphic heat and pressure.

1.3. Volcanic and Plutonic Activity

1.3.1. Intrusions, Sills and Dykes

1.4. Hots Spots

1.4.1. Hawaii

1.4.2. The Pins of Africa

2. Sedimentary Rocks Day 9 and 10

2.1. Weathering

2.2. Erosion

2.2.1. Depasision

3. Metamorphic Rocks Day 7

3.1. Changed through heat and pressure.

4. Rock Formations Day 5 and 6

4.1. Strata

5. Personal Rock Collection Day 25

5.1. Field Work

5.2. Identifying Rocks in the field

6. Orogeny Day 2 and 3 and 4

6.1. Uplift

7. Oceanic Crust Day 13 and 14

7.1. Dense

7.1.1. New Crust

8. Continental Crust Day 20 and 21

8.1. Buoyant

8.1.1. Rides above Ocean crust

9. Subduction Day 15 and 16

9.1. Old Dense Oceanic Crust

10. Mid Ocean Ridge Day 11 and 12

10.1. Uplift

10.2. New Rocks.

10.3. Hydrothermic Vents

10.3.1. Mineral Deposits

11. Labs Days 7, 10, 15, 20 and 25

12. Field Trips Days 17 and 18 and 19

12.1. Outcrops and Parks

12.2. Local Dam and Stream

13. Glaciation Day 22 and 23

13.1. Rock Size and Shape

13.2. Long Island

13.3. The Great Lakes

14. The Water Cycle Day 8