Metamorphism Teacher Resources
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What are Metamorphic Rocks and How are They Formed?Lesson Planet
5th - 8th
Even though the student handouts are not included in the write-up, this lesson contains the instructions for terrific activities to use when teaching middle schoolers about metamorphic rocks. First, they compare granite to gneiss and...
Metamorphic Rock Classification: Changing Under PressureLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Change is coming — but how much? Geology pupils discover the transformation of metamorphic rock using a well-rounded interactive. Topics include the effects of pressure and temperature on metamorphic rock, how time factors into the...
The Rockin' Rock Cycle: Metamorphic RocksLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Students study the formation of metamorphic rock. In this metamorphic rock lesson, students examine how metamorphic rock forms as part of the rock cycle. They review the rock cycle using chocolate chips, conduct Internet research, and...
It's the Heat and the Pressure?Lesson Planet
6th CCSS: Designed
Ready for a change? Give a comprehensive collection of metamorphic materials a try! With the assortment of printables and lab activities, you won't be under pressure to keep things lively. The unit culminates by having pupils complete an...
What is the Rock Cycle and Its Processes?Lesson Planet
5th - 7th
Geology beginners examine three different rock samples and determine their origin by their characteristics. By making and recording observations, they become familiar with features of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock types....
The Rock Cycle - Thinking About Relationships Among the Major Rock GroupsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Step-by-step, arrow-by-arrow, viewers are walked through the rock cycle. In the end, you have a simple, yet complete diagram of the process. Pictures appear to show samples of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. The presentation...
Rock On! Featuring the Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Trio!Lesson Planet
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Get your classroom rocking with this four-lesson earth science unit. Through a series of shared reading activities and hands-on investigations, young geologists learn about the three types of rocks and the unique properties of each.