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How Do Rocks Respond to Stress?
This tutorial is part of the series of investigations and visualizations on the "Exploring Earth" website, which was designed to accompany "Earth Science," a high school textbook. This tutorial on stress covers brittle and ductile deformation, stress simulations, and geologic structures. Very clear animations and field photographs illustrate this tutorial. Students can move the cursor over each photograph to see an outline of the geologic structure shown.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
Shockwave player
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Earth Science Visualizations CD-ROM, Copyright 2003 McDougal Littell Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system without the prior written permission of McDougal Littell Inc. unless such copying is expressly permitted by federal copyright law. Address inquiries to Permissions, McDougal Littell Inc., P.O. Box 1667, Evanston, Illinois 60204
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-679
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Daniel Barstow
Center for Earth and Space Science Education at TERC, Inc., McDougal Littell Inc.