Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks

From the: Rocks and Minerals Series

This video explains how heat, pressure and chemical reactions may transform one type of rock into another. The formation and classification of metamorphic and igneous rocks is highlighted. Other terminology includes: extrusive rock, intrusive rock, lava, magma, contact metamorphism, regional metamorphism, foliated, non-foliated, basalt, and parent rock.

"...Teachers at all levels of experience and subject matter mastery will find this instructional tool useful for any number of different applications, including a basic program, a short-course review, or a remedial program." -- NSTA Recommends November 2001

Ernest D. Riggsby, Professor of Science Education
National Science Teachers Association Recommends
November 2001

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Sample Video: Granite

Digital Bundle

License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC029Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592343577
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