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122-Quartzite and Sandstone $9.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLES:
— A piece of sandstone clearly showing grains, and a piece of quartzite clearly showing a fracture face that breaks across the grains


TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
— To introduce the concept of metamorphism as a process of ‘welding’ the components (GRAINS) that make up metamorphic rocks
— To dramatize the difference between sandstone and quartzite
— To dramatize the difference between metamorphic and sedimentary rocks

GRADES 3-10
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Ruth Deike
Rock Detective Geoscience Education
395 Deer Run Drive
Nellysford , VA 96080

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