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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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 ...
Recipes for Calderas part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site from About, Inc. briefly describes modeling calderas in Yellowstone National Park. Links to related sites are also included.
Geological images part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site from Marli Bryant Miller, a professor at the University of Oregon, presents images of geological features from around the world. Photographs of glacial features, igneous and metamorphic ...
Geology Fieldnotes part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This National Park Service (NPS) site delivers a brief description of the geology of the Black Hills National Park. Links to park maps, a photo album, books, videos, CDs, and a searchable data base ...
Weird Geology: The Devil's Tower part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This page features a brief introduction to the several theories about the geological processes that formed Devil's Tower, which rises 1,267 feet above the nearby Belle Fourche River and is still ...
Devil's Tower National Monument part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This page is an introduction to Devil's Tower National Monument. Information is provided on the history, Native American folklore, and the geological formation.
Meteorites from Mars, Rocks from Canada part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site from the University of Hawaii's Planetary Science Research Discoveries compares rocks from Theo's flow, an unusually thick lava flow in Ontario, to nakhlites, meteorites from Mars. The ...
Igneous Petrology part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. The presentation provides an introduction to the structure of the earth in the context of the generation of igneous ...
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, ...