Item Details

Metamorphic Rocks [electronic resource]

produced by Intelecom
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Demonstrates that the weight of a mountain creates enough pressure to recrystallize rock, thus creating metamorphic rocks. Outlines the recrystallization process and the types of rock it can create, from claystone and slate to schist and garnet-bearing gneiss. The relationship of metamorphic rock to plate tectonics is also covered.
Performers
Presented by James Sadd ; narrated by David Gilfillan.
Release Date
1992
Run Time
28 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
Video streaming is available for these titles.
Series
Earth Revealed
Series Statement
Earth revealed ; 18
ISBN
1559464437 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1992.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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