The Earth Today
In the News
Virtual Field Trips
Student Resource Center
Want to learn more about basic concepts in geology? Curious about a recent geologic event? Interested in studying a subject in depth?
The following chapters will link you to numerous topical class lectures, Web sites, references, news items, organizations, and glossaries.
Forming the Earth
A First Look at Planet Earth
Igneous Processes and Igneous Rocks
Volcanoes and Volcanism
Weathering: The Breakdown of Rocks
Sedimentation and Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
Telling Time Geologically
A Brief History of Earth and Its Life Forms
Shaping the Earth’ Crust
Folds, Faults, and Mountains
Geophysical Properties of Planet Earth
Plate Tectonics:Creating Oceans and Continents
Sculpting the Earth’ Surface
Streams and Floods
Caves and Karst
Glaciers and Ice Ages
Deserts and Wind Action
Shores and Coastal Processes
Human Use of the Earth’ Resources
Periodic Table of the Elements
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