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Title: Essentials of Geology
Url: http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo3/
Creator: Marshak, Stephen
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Description: From subduction to the world of hot spot volcanoes, this online resource for students and teachers of geology will please users with its fun and useful animations, crossword puzzles, and well-written articles. The site was designed to complement a textbook created by W.W. Norton, but many of the materials can be used as stand-alone exercises. Visitors will want to begin by looking through the visually enticing animations, which cover the Earth's magnetic field, the spread of the sea floor, and the formation of ocean crust. All told, there are over sixty animations, and teachers may wish to recommend them to students. Additionally, visitors should note that they can also browse through the materials offered on the site by clicking on the chapter listings located near the top of the screen. It's hard to pass up a crossword puzzle, and visitors may find themselves spending more time there than at any other part of the site.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Communication in geology -- Computer network resources
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: W.W. Norton and Company
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-18 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-06-15 11:26:40 (W3C-DTF)
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