Structural Geology and Your Community
In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of EarthComm, Section 6: Structural Geology and Your Community.
- To learn more about the Grand Tetons in Wyoming, visit the following web sites:
Geology of Grand Teton National Park Wyoming, Winona State University
Describes the rocks, structures, and geologic history of the Grand Tetons.
Rocks of the Teton Range, Winona State University
Geologic map and cross section of the Grand Teton National Park.
Geology Field Notes - Grand Teton National Park Wyoming, NPS
Describes the geologic history of the Grand Teton National Park.
- To learn more about careers in structural geology, visit the following web site:
Careers in the Geosciences, AGI
Overview of the major geoscience disciplines in which geoscientists work, including structural geology.
To learn more about this topic, visit the following web sites:
Forces in the Earth's Crust
Plate Tectonics, Volcano
View a slide show with color photos and descriptions about plate tectonics. Site includes a list of sample lesson plans, key concepts, references, and activities.
Birth of the Himalaya, NOVA
Learn more about the tallest mountain in the world. This page is part of an entire site dedicated to Mount Everest.
Faults and Folds
Visual Glossary, USGS
Provides diagrams that show normal, reverse, and strike-slip faults.
What Is a Geologic Fault?, Windows to the Universe
Overview of normal, reverse, and strike-slip faults.
Folds, Georgia Perimeter College
Provides examples of the basic types of folds - anticlines and synclines.