Essential activities for essential earth science lessons: Metamorphic rocks

Middle School

Explore in-demand STEM careers in earth science and geology while introducing students to rocks formed by metamorphism of other rocks with this easy-to-use and affordable activity.  

Demonstrate rock identification techniques and applications used in the field by real-world geologists, and explore the properties of a variety of metamorphic rocks. 

Using just a few simple components,  we'll show you how easy it is to incorporate STEM concepts into your hands-on earth science lessons and create inspiring activities where students see real-world connections between science and everyday careers.

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