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Metamorphic Rock Gallery: Blueschist

Metamorphic Rock Gallery: Blueschist

Lesson on Metamorphic rocks using a snickers bar

Cut the Snickers bar in half and you see an example of a sedimentary rock. Smash the Snickers bar in a baggie and you have an example of a metamorphic rock". Melt the Snickers bar in the microwave and you have a example of an Igneous rock.--Oo saving th

Demonstrating processes of the earth can be a valuable way for showing students things that take place over a long time.  This “Rock Sandwich” science lab helps students to visualize the process of sedimentary rocks turning into metamorphic rocks.

Demonstrating processes of the earth can be a valuable way for showing students things that take place over a long time. This “Rock Sandwich” science lab helps students to visualize the process of sedimentary rocks turning into metamorphic rocks.

Rocks and Minerals Non-Fiction Passages and Assessments Bundle! Rocks & Minerals and literacy integration! This bundle is a great addition to any rocks and minerals unit. It includes a variety of non-fiction reading passage and multiple assessments on igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic rocks, the rock cycle, and so much more. Students will learn about rocks and minerals while reading comprehension passages and practicing writing skills.

Rocks and Minerals Nonfiction Passages and Activities

Rocks, minerals, and literacy integration! This bundle is a great addition to any rocks and minerals unit! It includes a variety of activities and assessments

Quartzite is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that is produced by the metamorphism of sandstone. It is composed primarily of quartz.  Another staple in VA

Quartzite is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that is produced by the metamorphism of sandstone. It is composed primarily of quartz. The specimen above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

Schist is metamorphic rock with well developed foliation. It often contains significant amounts of mica which allow the rock to split into thin pieces. It is a rock of intermediate metamorphic grade between phyllite and gneiss. The specimen shown above is a "chlorite schist" because it contains a significant amount of chlorite. It is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

muscovite schist-Schist is metamorphic rock with well developed foliation. It often contains significant amounts of mica which allow the rock to split into thin pieces. It is a rock of intermediate metamorphic grade between phyllite and gneiss.

This is the infographic I give to my students to help them associate the characteristics of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks with actual photographs and diagrams of each rock type. I find it most useful to print in color. This is a great study tool for the rocks and minerals station for the lab practical on the New York State Earth Science Regents Exam.Note to Customer:Click on the  above to follow my store.

This is the infographic I give to my students to help them associate the characteristics of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks with actual photographs

The Pinay Homeschooler: Hands-on Learning: Rocks and Minerals (FREE Cards)...

The Pinay Homeschooler: Hands-on Learning: Rocks and Minerals (FREE Cards).

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