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Title: Metamorphic Rocks
Url: https://volcano.oregonstate.edu/
Publisher: Oregon State University. Dept. of Geosciences
Description: This interactive lesson on metamorphic rocks starts with a review of the rock cycle and goes on to describe the relationship between metamorphic rocks and their parent rock. The lesson then describes the agents of metamorphism (temperature, pressure, and chemical change) and moves into a discussion on contact, regional, and dynamic metamorphism. The remainder of the lesson consists of descriptions of foliated rocks such as slate, schist, and gneiss, and the non-foliates exemplified by quartzite and white marble.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Petrology
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Metamorphic rocks. Metamorphism
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Rocks
Geology -- Metamorphic rock
Geography -- Rock cycle
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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