Educational Resources for Teaching Petrology
This collection of internet resources is intended to help faculty in teaching or designing petrology courses. Many of the resources are lecture notes or PowerPoint presentations that are illustrated with useful diagrams, graphs and figures. There are also course syllabi, petrology projects, and on-line galleries of photomicrographs.
Suggest a URL of an internet resource for this collection. These links may not necessarily have instructional activities associated with them, but they could support teaching of igneous and metamorphic petrology. Examples may include links to government agencies, professional societies, institutions, and include images, maps, databases, tools and reports.
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The Old Faithful Area Online Tour part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This Yellowstone National Park website offers an online tour of the Old Faithful area, also known as the Upper Geyser Basin. Prominent geysers and hot springs are highlighted with photos and ...
Mammoth Hot Springs Online Tour part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This Yellowstone National Park website offers an online tour of the Mammoth Hot Springs. Prominent hot springs and terraces are highlighted with photos and information concerning their cycles of ...
The Yellowstone-Teton Epicenter part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This University of Utah website provides an overview of the history and present conditions of the Yellowstone hotspot. Topics include the track of the hotspot, tectonics, seismicity, history and ...
Geochemical evidence for a mid-Cretaceous superplume part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This is an abstract of an online journal (Geology) article which presents geochemical compositions of basalts from the Polynesian &quot;superswell&quot; region of the South ...
Hot Spot Volcanoes part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This Flash animation depicts the generation and evolution of hot-spot volcanoes. It shows a mantle plume rise beneath an oceanic plate and form a hot-spot at the base of the lithosphere. As the ...
Trace Elements in Igneous Processes part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site is a chapter from a book on geochemistry by Dr. W. M. White used in a geochemistry course at Cornell University. All aspects of trace elements are discussed, including the definition, ...
Virtual Field Trips part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site features virtual field trips. Topics include sedimentary structures, volcanoes, Death Valley, and ground water. Each field trip features photographs and descriptive text.
Educational Multimedia Visualization Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection
The goal of this site, the Educational Multimedia Visualization Center (EMVC) at the University of California, Santa Barbara is to minimize capital investment and personal learning barriers via the ...
Mammoth Mountain Map part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This USGS Long Valley Observatory page of the Volcano Hazards Program site features a map of Mammoth Mountain.