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Listed under:  Science  >  Earth and space  >  Earth structure  >  Earth's crust  >  Rock types  >  Sedimentary rocks  >  Limestone
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How metamorphic rocks are formed

Imagine the forces required to change one type of rock into another type. Listen to presenter, Bernie Hobbs, explain the forces that transform sedimentary rocks to metamorphic rocks. She visits the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) to demonstrate how limestone can be transformed into its matching ...

Video

Australian Cement in the Making, c1926: Quarrying limestone

This silent black-and-white clip from an industrial documentary made in the 1920s shows work in a limestone quarry at Portland, New South Wales. The clip focuses on a mobile steam shovel lifting large limestone blocks and rubble from the quarry face to carts on rail lines. A long-distance shot of the quarry face conveys ...

Teacher resource

Climate change and coral reefs: teacher guide

This teacher guide provides educators with comprehensive materials, classroom activities and ongoing opportunities for their students to understand, and act to reduce, the problem of climate change on coral reefs. The guide is intended for use with five video modules led by world-renowned coral biologist Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg ...