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Fire-formed magma Rock soup, rock soup Can be metamorphic, Sedimentary, Or igneous, igneous. Minerals make them all. Minerals make them all.
Igneous is fire-formed, Sedimentary’s water-formed, Metamorphic’s formed by heat and pressure. From the crunching
Of Earth’s crust, Earth’s crust.
Words & music by Cam, Chris, Emily, Laura and J.J.
I am fire-formed.
I am made of magma.
Yoyo magma, Yoyo magma, I am from fire.
Yoyo fire yoyo fire. I have gas bubbles
Yoyo bubbles yoyo bubbles.
My brother’s basalt; he’s dull and brown. My cousin’s geode; she’s shiny and round. My sister’s a lava bomb, made from fire.
My uncle’s gabbro; he’s hard as a plier.
They are all igneous, just like me. Unlike
sedimentary, We’re not formed in the sea. We . . .
are the igneous rocks!
Words & music by Andrew, Aubrey, Brian, Nathan and Yavar.
I used to be
granite But I
Carried to the
There the little bits of me
Layered with other
I’m a sedimentary rock, I’m a sedimentary rock.
Eventually I dried up.
Revealing a new me.
I’m a sedimentary rock, I’m a sedimentary rock, I’m a sedimentary rock,
That’s how I became me.
Words & music by Abby, Ben, Claire, Patrick, Sam and William.