Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE
ESCI 121, Fall 2006
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Daily Objectives #18  (October 26, 2006)                                                                        Dr. Sanders
By the end of today’s class, you should be able to do the following:

* Complete the table, showing which metamorphic rocks form from which protoliths, and circling the appropriate choice in the final two columns.
Name of Protolith
(Parent Rock)
Name of
Metamorphic Rock
The protolith is a(n) _____ rock.
(circle one)
The metamorphic rock is ______ 
(circle one)

limestone
sedimentary / igneous / metamorphic
foliated / not foliated
granite

sedimentary / igneous / metamorphic foliated / not foliated

slate sedimentary / igneous / metamorphic foliated / not foliated

quartzite sedimentary / igneous / metamorphic foliated / not foliated
schist
sedimentary / igneous / metamorphic foliated / not foliated

anthracite ("hard coal") sedimentary / igneous / metamorphic foliated / not foliated
 
* Sketch a diagram illustrating the materials and processes of the rock cycle.
 
Homework #3:  Due November 2, it requires you to use latitude and longitude, and to know what east and west mean in that context.  If you're uncomfortable with these concepts, you'll need to learn them on your own before doing the homework.  See p. 684-5 in your text.

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