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Metamorphic Rocks (pg. 160 – 163)
Under what conditions do Metamorphic rocks form? (explain in your own words
how metamorphic rocks are made.
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What four (4) characteristics change during the process in which a rock becomes
metamorphic?
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Name two (2) situations (things) that contribute to (help) provide the heat
necessary for rock to become metamorphic.
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When pressure squeezes rock tightly enough what happens to the mineral
grains?
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How do geologists classify Metamorphic rocks?
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Name two (2) types of Metamorphic rock and give a brief description of each.
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Give at least one use of metamorphic rock. ______________________________
Name two (2) of the most useful metamorphic rocks.
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What does the word “metamorphic” mean?
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Which might be more useful for carving chess pieces – marble or slate?
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Explain your choice from above.
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Go back through all the notes you have taken/made this week and explain
how you would determine the difference (what would you use to classify)
between Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks.
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Fill in the
Rock Cycle
Chart
(Be Careful)