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Useful Phase Diagrams

John Brady
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Smith College
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Summary

These are some drafted phase diagrams that may be useful as part of pdf slide shows to illustrate lectures or as handouts. Some are schematic; some are based on experiments. PDF files can be opened with Adobe Illustrator to edit and modify if you wish. Use "Command" (Mac) or "Control" L in Acrobat to see as a slide show (advance with arrow keys, Cmd or Ctrl L to end).

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Context

Audience

These diagrams could be used in a sophomore or junior level required course in petrology.

Skills and concepts that students must have mastered

How the activity is situated in the course

These can be used in a lecture slide show or as a handout for students.

Goals

Content/concepts goals for this activity

This project involves using phase diagrams.

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Description of the activity/assignment

These are some drafted phase diagrams that may be useful as part of pdf slide shows to illustrate lectures or as handouts. Some are schematic; some are based on experiments. PDF files can be opened with Adobe Illustrator to edit and modify if you wish. Use "Command" (Mac) or "Control" L in Acrobat to see as a slide show (advance with arrow keys, Cmd or Ctrl L to end).

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