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We invite you to contribute internet resources that are useful for teaching structural geology at the undergraduate level, whether they relate specifically to teaching structural geology or simply provide support for teaching structural geology.


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Igneous Rocks of the Continental Lithosphere part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These lecture notes present a discussion of mineralogical classification of granitic rocks, definitions of hypersolvus and subsolvus granites, tectonic and chemical classification, and depth of ...

Introduction to Petrography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Introduction to Petrography homepage from the University of Houston contains a variety of instructional materials. Topics covered include tectonics, the rock cycle, mineralogy, sedimentary, ...

Earth Science Education Activities: Prof. Larry Braile part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of activities and lesson plans covers grade levels 7-12, with notes on how some of the plans might be adapted for other age groups. Topics fall mainly within tectonics, with some ...

Microstructures and Deformation Mechanisms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the first in a series of lectures for a microstructures short course. These illustrated lecture notes introduce the topic of microstructures and discuss a variety of deformation mechanisms ...

Introduction to Metamorphism part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 83-slide PowerPoint presentation introduces metamorphic agents and changes. Stress, strain, tension, compression, and shear are discussed as well as the lineation or foliation that results from ...

Study Questions for Geophysics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website hosts over fifty practice questions relating geophysics. Topics covered in these questions include gravity, earthquake waves and seismicity, Earth

Structure of the Earth and the Origin of Magmas part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This set of lecture notes covers several topics relating to the earth

Mid-Ocean Ridge Basalts part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. This 37-slide presentation starts by presenting a generalized map of the earth

An Introduction to Structural Methods part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Tasa website features a DVD-ROM that helps students improve spatial reasoning skills while applying structural concepts. The DVD includes 3-D diagrams, geologic maps, interactive quizzes, ...

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