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View Resource Web Resources for Sedimentary Geologists

The Department of Geological Sciences of the University of Oregon offers the Web Resources for Sedimentary Geologists Web site. Those interested will find information on professional societies, publications of interest, software, upcoming meetings, research and education pages, other sites of interest, and direct links to sedimentary geologists with information on the Web. As a good example of the...

http://pages.uoregon.edu/rdorsey/SedResources.html
View Resource The Rock Cycle: Understanding the Earth's Crust

Teachers, are you looking for new activities to excite your students about the evolution of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks? This website, developed by the non-profit organization Math/Science Nucleus, provides numerous hands-on activities for each grade from kindergarten through sixth. The chemistry section deals with the mystery of why and how minerals and rocks are formed. The...

http://www.msnucleus.org/membership/html/k-6/rc/index.html
View Resource The Rock Cycle

Teachers, are you looking for new activities to excite your students about the evolution of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks? This website, developed by the non-profit organization Math/Science Nucleus, provides numerous hands-on activities for each grade from kindergarten through sixth. The chemistry section deals with the mystery of why and how minerals and rocks are formed. The...

http://www.msnucleus.org/membership/html/k-6/rc/index.html
View Resource Rock Cycle Animations

Many people might know about the life cycle of a rock, but it can be a process that is hard to understand without a handy visual aid. Just such a series of aids can be found right here, courtesy of Mark Francek of Central Michigan University. These rock cycle animations display some of the most common rock-forming processes, including the crystallization of magma to form igneous rock, rock erosion...

https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology/visualizat...
View Resource MIT OpenCourseWare: Introduction to Geology

If you are having difficulty remembering the details of the Earth's geological structure or the nature of major minerals and rock types, you can consult this excellent introductory course offered as part of MIT's OpenCourseWare initiative. The materials are drawn from Professors Perron and Jagoutz's 2011 "Introduction to Geology" course, and they include a number of lecture notes, available for...

https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-...