Igneous Quiz (ES3B)

Igneous rocks ES3B-3

  1. How are the mafic rocks (basalt and gabbro ) similar? Go beyond the obvious.  

  2. How are they different?  

  3. How are the felsic rocks (rhyolite and granite) similar?  

  4. How are they different?  

Igneous formation ES3B-4

  1. Igneous rocks form from an Earth material called _____________________________.
  2. Why do Phanertic (granite and gabbro) rocks have large crystals?  

  3. When Mr. Rick has no students, go up front and place the igneous rocks in the correct locations on his volcanic landform drawing.