When in the field, a geologist may not know what rock they are looking at so they must make some observations. These observations can then help them identify what
type of rock they have found.
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Geologists sometimes use microscopes to identify the rocks they are looking at. This is a skill that geologists use to help them make observations and draw conclusions from the samples they are analysing. Use these worksheets to practise making scientific drawings and observations of rocks under the microscope.