Concept Maps in Mineralogy
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
How the activity is situated in the course
Content/concepts goals for this activity
Higher order thinking skills goals for this activity
- Help students organize and link a large amount of diverse information.
- Dynamically hyperlinking to resources such as animations, video clips, and photos, as well as to other concept maps.
Other skills goals for this activity
Description of the activity/assignment
Concept map showing the relationship between different minerals and approaches used in mineralogy. Categories include: crystal chemistry, external and internal structure, phase diagrams, physical properties, and systemtic mineralogy. See Dyar et al. (2004) Journal of Geological Education, vol. 52, p.23-30 for details.