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Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics

Browse through our collections of visualizations on geoscience topics. Each collection page is targeted at a topic that could be addressed in one or just a few class periods. Many of these pages reside in other parts of the On The Cutting Edge website so don't be surprised if the page looks different when you click on one of the links.

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Soil Orders part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations showing distinct soil orders.

Latitude and Longitude part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing how latitude and longitude are determined. Browse the complete set of ...

Types of Maps part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing various types of maps, including topographic maps, aerial photo maps, ...

Map Scale part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations viewing the same location from different distances, serving as an ...

Properties of Contour Lines part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations helping students interpret hachured lines, contour spacing, and valley/ridge placement. There is even ...

Map Direction part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations highlighting how direction can be distorted by magnetic declination. Browse the complete set of ...

Microstructures and Fabric part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate microstructures, rock fabrics, and the processes by which they form. ...

Folds, Faults, and Shear Zones part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate folds, faults, shear zones, and the processes by which they form. We also have ...

Sandbox Movies part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Mark Hagemann and Emily Thomas at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College. The following movies show sandbox experiments used to visualize structural processes such as faulting ...

Rock Cycle part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Petrology:Visualizations
Find animations for the rock cycle including metamorphic rock formation, clastic sedimentary rocks formation, igneous rock formation, and igneous rocks classification.