Lithification Of Sedimentary Rocks

Lithification Of Sedimentary Rocks

There are two main types of sedimentary rocks: clastic and chemical. Clastic rocks are made of sediments, which are sometimes called clasts. Creating rocks from sediments is called lithification. Chemicals precipitate from liquid to form chemical sedimentary rocks.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do scientists classify sedimentary rocks?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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