ROCKS, RESOURCES AND SCENERY

Rocks, Resources and Scenery – Test it! & Remember it!

Rocks, Resources and Scenery – Test it! & Remember it!

Test it!

GCSE geography test it

1 How old is our planet?

2 Which are older: igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rocks?

3 Provide an example of biological weathering.

4 What sort of rocks were used to construct the Houses of Parliament?

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Remember it!

Geological time is on a different scale from human time.

Rocks belong to one of three groupsigneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Their formation is linked by the rock cycle.

Egypt’s pyramids were built using granite.

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Some top tips!

1. Print out the Test It! Questions – it will allow you
to replicate exam conditions and also allows you to
give your eyes a rest from the computer screen whilst
doing your crucial revision.
2. Make a copy of the Remember It! Section and put in
a place that you often look at. i.e. front of a journal,
next to a mirror, on a kitchen cupboard door, etc.