3rd Grade Science Unit C – Chapter One Vocab

Question Answer
volcano type of mountain that has an opening at the top where lava and ash flow out
erupt to burst out
lava hot, melted rock that comes out of a volcano
magma hot melted rock that is inside the volcano
earthquake shaking or sliding of the surface of the earth
landform a shape on the surface of the earth
plain large, flat land area
plateau a large flat area with a high elevation
weathering the breaking apart and changing of rocks
erosion the carrying away of weathered rocks or soil by water, wind or other causes
glacier a huge amount of moving ice

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