Teaching Resources in Structural Geology
http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/structure/learnstructure/index.htm

Robert Butler, Martin Casey, Geoff Lloyd, Andrew McCaig, University of Leeds, University of Leeds, University of Leeds, University of Leeds


This collection of web-based teaching resources is intended to assist educators in teaching structural geology. There are sections of materials on basic structures (folds, faults, shear zones, and others), including picture galleries, a section on principles of rock organization (deformation and geometry), and a section on strain, how it can be seen in rocks, and how it can be quantified. A collection of virtual field trips introduces students to structures and tectonic evolution of some prominent sites around the world, and a special section introduces the structural geology of the western Alps. Other materials include a virtual structural field mapping class, a section on rheology (the science of the deformation and flow of matter), and a collection of links to external sites with additional information.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms, Fabrics, Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones, Rheology/Behavior of Materials, Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations, Stress/Strain/Strain Analysis
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Field Activity:Field trip , Course Information:Course Site
Special Interest: Field-Based Teaching and Learning
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations (Maps/Air Photos/Images/Cross Sections/Projections), Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Solid Earth, :Structural Geology:Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms, Fabrics, Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones, Stress/Strain/Strain Analysis, Rheology/Behavior of Materials