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Integration of New Methods into Teaching Mineralogy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article presents a revised mineralogy curriculum based on the course designers' reflections on appropriate content and on new learning methods and teaching ...

Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Education
Resource Type: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Course Information, Pedagogic Resources

The Polarized Light Microscope: Should we Teach the use of a 19th Century Instrument in the 21st Century? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article discusses reasons that the use of the polarized light microscope (PLM), and the teaching of optical mineralogy in general, is decreasing. The author feels ...

Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy, Education
Resource Type: Course Information, Pedagogic Resources, :Overview/Summary

Teaching Process Mineralogy in Australia part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article discusses new curriculum materials being developed for use in Australian undergraduate and postgraduate courses in process mineralogy. Funded by the ...

Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Education
Resource Type: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Course Information, Pedagogic Resources

Island Arc Magamatism part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 50 slide PowerPoint presentation introduces the basic structural facets of an island arc system. Magma series (tholeiitic, alkaline, calc-alkaline) and differentiation within magma series are ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:PTt Relationships, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Maps

Magma Diversification part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. Subjects include fractional crystallization, compaction, flow segregation, volatile transport, the Soret Effect, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Processes
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Layered Mafic Intrusions part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. This 50-slide presentation introduces layered mafic intrusions around the world. The chapter discusses various layered ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geochemistry:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Igneous Textures part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. The presentation explains how igneous textures form and provides many pictures of igneous textures in microscope view. ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes

Thermodynamics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. The presentation covers basic subjects of thermodynamics. These subjects include energy states, phases, Gibb's free ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes

Binary and Greater Systems part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. The presentation covers isobaric ternary T-X diagrams (An-Di-Fo), liquidus, intensive variables, cotectic, peritectic, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Aqueous Solutions, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes

Mineralogy Class Materials part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site is maintained by John Winter of Whitman College, and is an on-line companion to a mineralogy course. The web site contains a course syllabus, PowerPoint presentations and an Excel ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site