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.
Subject: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Solid Earth Processes
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USGS Photo glossary of volcano terms part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Classification of Igneous Rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Class Materials part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Interactive Rock Cycle Animation part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Igneous Rock Crystallization Animation part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Virtual Microscope for Earth Sciences part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Black Rocks Protruding Up: The Navajo Volcanic Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in Geology of the Zuni Plateau provides information about the mid-Tertiary age volcanoes, dikes and sills of the Navajo volcanic field on the Colorado Plateau. Topics include volcanism ...
Teaching Mineralogy from the Core to the Crust part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article discusses revising the typical sequence of a mineralogy course in order to enhance retention of information and facilitate learning. Beginning with the ...
Mineral Museums as Alliance Partners in Teaching Mineral Sciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article discusses the expanding role of museum curators as mineral museums change their traditional displays to interactive and informative presentations. The ...
Effects of potential geothermal development in the Corwin Springs Known Geothermal Resources Area, Montana, on the thermal features of Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This USGS Water Resources Investigation sought to determine if the use and development of geothermal water near Gardiner, MT could adversely affect Mammoth Hot Springs within Yellowstone National ...