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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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Mars Exploration Rover Mission part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Mars Exploration Rover mission is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the red planet. The web site includes updates about the rovers Spirit and ...

Why Some Students Have Trouble with Maps and Spatial Representations: An On-line Tutorial for Geoscience Faculty part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource can assist college faculty in teaching effective use of maps and spatial representations. The site consists of a self-guided, interactive tutorial that leads Geoscience Faculty through ...

Tertiary Paleogeography and Tectonic History, Central Arizona part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website presents images and text depicting the paleogeography and tectonic evolution of central Arizona during the Tertiary period. Emphasis is on an evolving Oligocene to Miocene drainage ...

Snake River Plain - Yellowstone Volcanic Province part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a fieldtrip guidebook to the Snake River Plain-Yellowstone volcanic province. This field trip was conceived as a way to introduce one of the major volcano-tectonic features of the North ...

Using Concept Maps to Plan an Introductory Structural Geology Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education describes a method of designing a structural geology course by using concept mapping. A detailed description of concept mapping is provided as well ...

Middle Proterozoic Belt Supergroup, Western Montana part of SERC Print Resource Collection
From Great Falls, to Butte, Helena Glacier National Park and Spokane, this field trip crosses onto the leading edge of the Rocky Mountain thrust belt and proceeds to the stratiform copper-silver ...

Developing Geoscience Student-Learning Centered Courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper from the Journal of Geoscience Education discusses the development of courses that were designed with a focus on how students learn new content. Specific strategies include establishing ...

Journal of Geoscience Education special issue on Student Thinking about the Earth part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The papers included in this volume represent a significant contribution to the literature on student conceptions, cognition, and conceptual change specifically related to the geosciences. A wide ...

Cooperation and Competition: Theory and Research part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book summarizes, via meta-analysis, over 750+ studies on the issues surrounding use of collaborative learning in the classroom. Further, the book summarizes outcomes in terms of three broad ...

The importance of spatial thinking for geoscience education: Insights from the crossroads of geoscience and cognitive science part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper uses "a day in the life of a field geologist" as a means to explore the spatial skills used by geoscientists on a regular basis, the cognitive skills that underlie those ...

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