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Teaching Activities

These teaching activities have been submitted by participants in Cutting Edge workshops and all have to do with Structural Geology, Geophysics, and/or Tectonics. You can narrow the view by using the free-text search box as well as by selecting terms from the list on the right. This will allow you to see a particular slice through the collection.


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Volcanoes around the Globe (Beta test copy)
Mark Abolins, Middle Tennessee State University
Undergraduate non-majors use the Arcview geographic information system (GIS) to explore volcanic hazards and the geochemistry of volcanic rocks. Students explore geochemical data from the GEOROC global database and ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology

What does the core/mantle boundary look like?
Suzanne Baldwin, Syracuse University
This activity explores how earth scientists infer what materials are present at the core mantle boundary and what this boundary might look like. It provides students with the opportunity to contribute to the ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Geophysics, Geochemistry

Petrology/Geochemistry/Mineralogy/Structure of Shear zones in St. Lawrence County
Robert Badger, SUNY Potsdam
Field and petrographic examination of shear zones in northern New York -

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms, Fabrics, Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Tectonics, Geochemistry, Mineralogy

Pet Rock Project: A Semester-long Exercise for Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Darrell Henry, Louisiana State University
The pet rock project is a semester-long project in which each student randomly selects an igneous or metamorphic rock from the instructor or brings in a rock from an appropriate locality, and follows all of the ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geochemistry, Metamorphic Processes, PTt Relationships, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Rock Suites and Facies, Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology, Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis

Differentiation and Discrimination of Big Bend Ranch State Park Igneous Rocks
Linda Davis, Austin Community College
I give the students analyses from work that I did with Chris Henry on the Bofecillos Mountains and the Solitario. (Tertiary Volcanism of the Bofecillos Mountains and Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas: Revised ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology

Geologic Time
This section highlights animations, images, interactive graphics and videos used to teach the concept of geologic time in an introductory geology course. Visualizations cover the specific topics of earth history, relative age dating and life through geologic time.

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geoscience:Paleontology, Geology:Historical Geology, Geochemistry:Radioisotopes

The Visualization Tool Kit (VTK)
Chuck Anderson, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
An image created with the Visualization Toolkit showing ice surface velocity from a modeled collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Image by Chuck Anderson, Penn State University. submitted by Chuck Anderson, ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Chemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Crystallography, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America
Linda Davis, Washington and Lee University
Linda Lee Davis Washington and Lee University - The project forces the students to evaluate a geochemical data base, to draw inferences from the data that they plot in various ways, and then to make inferences ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings



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