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Our World: The Rock Cycle

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Find out how rocks brought to Earth by the Apollo astronauts have helped NASA learn more about the rock cycle. Compare igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks found on Earth to three types of rocks found on the moon.

Published on: April 09, 2013

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NASA, NASA eClips, NIA, Our World, elementary, education, video, science, rocks, moon, cycle, igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary, Breccia, basalt, Apollo, volcanic, heat, weathering, change, environment
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