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Plate tectonics

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Link Your Planet Earth

A series of powerpoint presentations designed for schoolteachers, but also suitable for adults studying introductory geology. This is part of an...

Volcanoes, Dinosaurs, Natural hazards, Plate tectonics, Climate change, Oil and gas, Geological time, Rocks, Minerals, Ice ages, History of life, Evolution view
Link Open Educational Resources: Geology

A general website leading to various OER in geology.  Search for geology, and select post-secondary for undergraduate-level material.  Text,...

Plate tectonics, Geological time, Geological maps view
Link Penn State University, Dept of Geosciences

On-line course materials for Earth 520, Plate tectonics and People.

Explanation, diagrams, animations, further reading and exercises.

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Plate tectonics, Seismology, Rocks, Earth's interior view
Link United States Geological Survey

This is one of many USGS websites. Here you will find links to numerous web pages provided by USGS and the Smithsonian Institution.

Plate tectonics, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Fossils view
Link Plate tectonics

An OPen Unuversity course on plate tectonics.

Plate tectonics view
Link Geology.com. News and information about geology.

Go to Articles on top bar, to get a wide range of descriptive articles with illustrations, e.g. minerals, rocks, fossils, and much more.

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Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Geological time, Plate tectonics, Climate change view
Link Paleomap Project of Christopher R Scotese

Good maps and descriptive material, plus animations.  Contains free downloads and information for ordering further resources.  Scientifically...

Palaeogeography, Plate tectonics, Earth History, Stratigraphy, Palaeoclimates view
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