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This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. The presentation covers basic subjects of thermodynamics. These subjects include energy states, phases, Gibb's free energy, enthalpy, entropy, temperature, and pressure vs. temperature graphs. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
PowerPoint or PowerPoint viewer is needed to view this PowerPoint presentation.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Feel free to download copies of the PowerPoint file. You can modify your copy to suit your own needs, selecting any graphics you choose, but please cite any original sources. John Winter, Whitman College, An Introduction to Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Prentice-Hall Inc., 2001.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-044
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Class Materials'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr John DuNann Winter
Department of Geology