Have you ever wondered how gemstones are formed, or what a petrologist is? Can you name the layers of the earth? Do you know how we use metamorphic rocks in daily life? Read ‘Metamorphic Rocks’ to find the answers to these questions and many more. You'll also find a hands-on activity to try at home or at school, as well as a glossary of unfamiliar words, resources to help you locate additional information, and a useful index.
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Table of Contents
What is a rock? Layers of Earth Land on the move Three kinds of rocks How metamorphic rock forms A look at mountains Too hot to touch A shocking experience How people use metamorphic rock Magnificent marble The rock cycle Is that a metamorphic rock? Be a rock hound.