University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
Classification of Igneous Rocks part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This is a Think-Pair-Share activity in which I show class photos of a range of igneous rocks in terms of composition and texture. After they complete the activity I fill in the voids in their knowledge with lecture on igneous rock textures and composition are related to tectonic setting and cooling history.
Geology 101- Introductory Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This is an a Physical Geology course that focuses upon geologic processes and features with emphasis on using plate tectonics as an example of the scientific method in practice.