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Title: Teaching Mineralogy with Crystal Structure Databases and Visualization Software
Url: http://serc.carleton.edu/research_education/crystallography/index.html
Creator: Ratajeski, Kent
Publisher: Carleton College (Northfield, Minn.)
Description: This resource collection provides information on how to incorporate crystal structure databases and 3-D visualization software into undergraduate mineralogy courses. Features include background information for teachers on how to teach with data, models, and visualizations; commentary on the benefits of physical versus virtual models; and a set of links to online crystal structure databases. There are also links to visualization software, tutorials, and example exercises and activities.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Technology. Educational technology
Science -- Chemistry -- Crystallography -- Crystal structure and growth
Science -- Chemistry -- Crystallography -- Physical properties of crystals
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Educational Technology -- Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Educational Technology -- Integrating technology into the classroom
Key Concept: Geology -- Minerals
Chemistry -- Crystals and crystallography
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2008-07-04
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Software
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Education (General)
Educational theory and practice
Geology
Mineralogy or petrology
Physical sciences
science
Technology
Date Of Record Release: 2011-09-05 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-27 10:05:17 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 150
Resource URL Clicks: 33
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