Lecture notes for class 3: 2013_IntroGeol_Lect3
A guide to some of the common rock-forming minerals.
A summary of igneous rocks, magmas and volcanoes (courtesy of Tulane University)
The UK Virtual Microscope (images of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks in hand specimen and under the microscope, courtesy of the Open University).
Teaching resources on volcanoes (courtesy of the US Geological Survey)
Volcano in the lab (a Royal Society of Chemistry experiment to build your own wax volcano)
High resolution, simplified geological map of the UK (from the same website)
The Mentos-Diet Coke volcano (a very explosive DIY experiment!)
Eruptions of confection (a lot of volcanic cakes – of no scientific value, but good fun!)