Metamorphism changes rocks by heat and pressure. These agents create an entirely new type of rock. Metamorphism changes rocks physically and/or chemically.
SCI-MS.ESS2.01 Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.
- Describe how metamorphic rocks are formed
- Describe the properties of some common metamorphic rocks.
- Relate some common uses of metamorphic rocks.