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Formation of metamorphic rocks fact sheet

Year Level(s) Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Science Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Geology / Mineral Formation Rocks & Minerals
Resource Type Fact Sheet

This fact sheet outlines the processes involved in the formation of metamorphic rocks and provides examples of the formation of different types of metamorphic rocks.


Educational value statement

  • Defines what metamorphic rocks are
  • Explains how metamorphic rocks are formed
  • Outlines the different factors involved in the formation of metamorphic rocks
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File

 

Key learning objectives

  • Students can understand how metamorphic rocks are formed
  • Students can understand that different factors are involved in the formation of metamorphic rocks
  • Students can identify the parent rock of a metamorphic rock

 

Strands

  • Science Understanding: Earth and space sciences


Australian Curriculum content statements

Science:  (ACSSU153)

 


OR Formation Of Metamorphic Rocks

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