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Metamorphic rock

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This was created to meet the curriculum outcomes in New Brunswick's Grade 7 Science Earth's Crust Unit.

This was created to meet the curriculum outcomes in New Brunswick's Grade 7 Science Earth's Crust Unit.

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  • 1. Thursday, January 29, 2015 The Earth’s Crust Metamorphic Rock
  • 2. 3. Metamorphic Rock – “Changing Form” Once a rock exists (as igneous or sedimentary), it can be changed into another, different kind of rock by using pressure and heat (and a lot of time)
  • 3. Metamorphic rock – rock that has changed form into a new type of rock.
  • 4. The original rock (parent rock) is changed by pressure and heat to form a new metamorphic rock.
  • 5. Parent Rock Metamorphic Rock Granite pressure and heat Examples Gneiss
  • 6. Parent Rock Metamorphic Rock Sandstone pressure and heat Sandstone Quartzite
  • 7. Parent Rock Metamorphic Rock Mudstone (Shale) pressure and heat Mudstone Slate (Shale)
  • 8. Parent Rock Metamorphic Rock Limestone pressure and heat Limestone Marble

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