Juliet Crider

Earth and Space Sciences

Western Washington University

Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects

Activity

Joints in a Cornstarch Analog part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Desiccated cornstarch-water mixture provides an interactive introduction to joints and joint sets. Students interpret relative ages, examine intersection angles, use surface textures to determine propagation direction, and evaluate the role of flaws in joint initiation. -


Events and Communities

Teaching Structural Geology Participants: Presenter