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This web site is maintained under University of Michigan's course GS351/451 and is provided as an educational service (to users of EarthStructure, a structural geology text book). It includes links to useful animations, interactive and image sites, software and virtual structural geology field trips. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Structural geology
 
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This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series offers a variety of resources for faculty members who teach undergraduate structural geology. There are collections of classroom activities, internet and computer resources, useful articles and maps, presentations from the summer 2004 workshop on teaching structural geology, working groups and a discussion forum, and lots of creative ideas for ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Educational portal
Subject: Structural geology
 
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This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series contains a collection of activities that can be used in undergraduate structural geology courses. The collection includes lab exercises, classroom activities, problem sets and more. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Problem set
Subject: Structural geology
 
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This homepage of Steve Reynolds, geology professor at Arizona State University, contains numerous color photographs, 3D imagery and animations, and information about the geology of Arizona. Features of the site include photographs, composite digital and satellite imagery, and topographic images that illustrate various aspects of geology. In order to visualize geology and topography in 3D, there are ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Educational portal, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This virtual five-day field mapping project allows students to construct a geological map from data provided by the web site. Students collect geologic, structural, paleontologic, strain and microstructural data observed at specific localities. Students are then able to derive a structural history for the area, including a field map, stereographs, and deformation plots. The site contains photographs ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lab activity, Field trip - virtual, Project
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This interactive tutorial is designed to help students visualize geologic features. The site contains many animated block diagrams that show how the surface expressions of dipping layers, folds, igneous intrusions, and faults are related to subsurface structure and cross sections. Blocks may be rotated, eroded, and made partially transparent by moving the mouse. There are also questions and blank ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lab activity, Module / Unit, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This web site contains a gallery of 3D geologic maps which were created by draping color geologic maps over digital topography. The site features QuickTime Virtual Reality movies that allow the user to spin the 3D geologic map to view it from different perspectives. 3D JPEG images of the maps are available for those users with slower Internet connections. Most 3D maps also have an accompanying topographic ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This volume of the Journal of the Virtual Explorer contains 19 papers in both html and pdf formats. Topics include microstructures, rheology, microfabrics, Mohr circles, natural deformation and deformation experiments. Some of the articles contain animated graphics and slide sets. Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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This link takes you to the download page for Tanya Atwater's plate tectonics animations. Users must register before using the site, but it is free of charge. The site contains a series of QuickTime movies illustrates the movement and tectonic history of the Pacific-North America plate from 85 million years ago to present. The movies show the tectonic evolution of California, evolution of the San Andreas ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This site provides visual resources that illustrate the concept of isostasy and show how measuring gravity over mountain ranges provides evidence that mountains have deep roots. Visualizations in this collection include images, animations, interactive graphics and photographs. These resources can be integrated into lectures, classes, labs or other activities. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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