of Earth Science |Northeastern
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE
Daily Objectives #14 (March 2, 2006)
By the end of today’s class, you should be able to do the
* Explain what changes take place in rocks during metamorphism as a
result of increased heat and pressure.
* Define foliation and explain
how it develops in rocks composed of platy minerals.
* Examining hand samples of metamorphic rocks, identify those
exhibiting foliation and those that are non-foliated.
© 2006 Laura L. Sanders. Last updated
March 2, 2006.