The Wonders of Rocks and Minerals
Metamorphic Rocks Worksheet
By Ed Greaney
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Directions:
Use the program on Rocks and Minerals to answer the questions below. After beginning the program, select METAMORPHIC ROCKS from the Main Menu. Answer the questions as carefully as possible. Remember, when you are finished, it will be assumed that you understand the material that was covered in the program. If you have questions during the program, make sure you ask your teacher!

1.
What kinds of rocks can produce metamorphic rocks?

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2.
What rock does granite become when undergoing metamorphism?

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3.
What rock does shale become when undergoing metamorphism?

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4.
What rock can slate become when undergoing metamorphism?

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What Causes Metamorphism?
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What is contact metamorphism?

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6.
What area of the United States has experienced regional metamorphism?

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7.
Where on earth do we often find examples of metamorphism due to chemically active fluids?

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How are Metamorphic Rocks Changed?
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What two properties of rock change during metamorphism?

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9.
What two things can happen to minerals during metamorphism?

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10.
What is the difference between foliation (as found in metamorphic rocks) and layers (as found in sedimentary rocks)?

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11.
Other than old blackboards, what can slate be used for today?

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12.
What metamorphic rock is created from sandstone?

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Common Metamorphic Rocks
13.
Try matching the terms with the descriptions. Remember that acid and rocks containing limestone will react. Also recall that objects with a hardness greater than glass will scratch glass.
14.
Enter your score for the Rock Review Challenge here.

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You have now finished the information on Rocks and Minerals. If there is anything about which you are not clear, be sure to check with your teacher for additional explanations. It will be assumed that you understand the concepts presented in this program.