How is metamorphic rock formed?

In this lesson, we are going to learn about metamorphic rock! We are going to learn why it is called metamorphic rock and how it is made. Then we will look at some different examples of metamorphic rock and discuss how their properties make them fit for their uses. For this lesson, you will need a pencil, a piece of paper and a ruler.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the correct word to complete the sentence. Intrusive rocks have larger crystals because the cool ___________.

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Q2.What is the correct word to complete the sentence. Extrusive rocks have smaller crystals because the cool ___________.

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Q3.Look at the picture above. Is diorite an intrusive or extrusive rock?
Diorite

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Q4.Look at the picture above. Is obsidian an intrusive or extrusive rock?
Obsidian

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the correct word to complete the sentence. Intrusive rocks have larger crystals because the cool ___________.

Select one (1) boxes

1/4

Q2.What is the correct word to complete the sentence. Extrusive rocks have smaller crystals because the cool ___________.

Select one (1) boxes

2/4

Q3.Look at the picture above. Is diorite an intrusive or extrusive rock?
Diorite

3/4

Q4.Look at the picture above. Is obsidian an intrusive or extrusive rock?
Obsidian

4/4

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Science - Metamorphic rock - Quiz 2

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Q1.What is metamorphosis?

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Q2.What are the TWO things that can turn sedimentary rock or igneous rock into metamorphic rock?

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Q3.Which type of rock is formed when heat and pressure inside the Earth change igneous and sedimentary rock?

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Q4.Which type of rock is formed when magma or lava cools?

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Science - Metamorphic rock - Quiz 2

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is metamorphosis?

1/4

Q2.What are the TWO things that can turn sedimentary rock or igneous rock into metamorphic rock?

Select two (2) boxes

2/4

Q3.Which type of rock is formed when heat and pressure inside the Earth change igneous and sedimentary rock?

3/4

Q4.Which type of rock is formed when magma or lava cools?

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Lesson summary: How is metamorphic rock formed?

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