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The Real-World Science Supplement
to Scholastic News.
to break down and mix into a liquid
A scientist stirred a powder to dissolve it in water.
the layer of solid rock beneath the soil
Explorers discovered a cave within China’s bedrock.
a scientist who studies rocks to learn about the history of Earth
The geologist studied a rock from an ancient volcano.
the wearing away of rock by forces like water or wind
The ancient cave was formed as a result of erosion.
a focused beam of light
Scientists used a laser to measure the size of a cave.
melted rock found underground
Magma is found below Earth’s crust.