Earth and Life Science Quarter 1 – Module 8: Changes in Mineral Components and Texture of Rocks (Metamorphism)

This module was designed and written with you in mind. It is here to help you master the Nature of Earth and Life Science. The scope of this module permits it to be used in many different learning situations. The language used recognizes the diverse vocabulary level of students. The lessons are arranged to follow the standard sequence of the course. But the order in which you read them can be changed to correspond with the textbook you are now using.

The module covers:

  • Lesson 1 – Changes in Mineral Components and Texture of Rocks (Metamorphism)

After going through this module, you are expected to:

1. describe the changes in mineral components and texture of rocks due to changes in pressure and temperature (metamorphism);

2. identify rock samples based on the effects of changes on temperature and pressure; and

3. analyze through a diagram on how temperature and pressure affect the mineral components and texture of rocks.


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