Rocks in a Bag - Metamorphic
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This bag of rocks is perfect for any budding geologist that just reckon that rocks ROCK! It contains 6 different metamorphic rocks for inspection and identification.
Great value specimens for use in the classroom, included are various rocks that have been formed under the Earth's crust. They are called metamorphic as the immense heat and pressure down there causes igneous and sedimentary rock to morph into new rocks! They physically transform, but did you know that they also chemically transform?! Insider tip... Gneiss is pronounce 'nice'!
Age: 3 +
What you get
Bag Includes 6 metamorphic Rocks: Slate, Marble, Gneiss, Schist, Amphibolite and Anthracite.
Slate- sblack, fine grained, layered
Marble- white, sugary texture
Gneiss- black and white banding
Schist- fine layers, visible crystals
Amphibolite- black with small crystals
Anthracite- black, light weight
- Identifying rocks and the Rock Cycle
- Metamorphic rocks
- Heat and pressure
- Physical and chemical change
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
|Age Group||5-6 Years, 7-8 Years, 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years|