Online courses

John Winter’s PowerPoint Lectures! Mineralogy and Petrology Presentations

Frank Potter’s Science Gems (Earth Science I) (K-12 Science Lesson Plans)

Clay Mineralogy Resources at the University of Georgia

Lecture Notes for Clay Mineralogy (University of Georgia, prepared by Paul Schoeder)

Introduction to Soil Science

Laboratory Units for Basic Soils (University of Minnesota, pepared by Terry Cooper)

Soils 101: Study Guide and Lab Manual (Pennsylvania State University, Dept. of Agronomy)

Department of Tropical Plants and Soil Science, University of Hawaii

Environmental Soil Chemistry

Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin #388 (Mineralogy & Charge Properties of Readily-Dispersible Colloidal Fractions from Selected Soils and Sediments)

Teaching and Education in Crystallography International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) – Lots of GOOD stuff

(IUCr) CPD Commission for Powder Diffraction Homepage – Educational

Crystallography 101

Crystallographic Topology 101 All Sorts of good resources and lesson plans here!


Popular Geology Index for Scientists, Non-Scientists, Teachers, and Students Gibson Consulting

Science of Soils (SOS) Teaching Online

Denver Earth Science Project K-12 curriculum

Geological Survey of Canada (GSC)

GSC Educational Resources

Milwaukee Public Museum K-12 Education Page

The Virtual Geosciences Professor John Butler Site – All sorts of stuff here

Iowa State University The World of Scanning Electron Microscopy

How Does the SEM Work Elementary, High School, and College Level Explanations

SEM Images Cool Pictures!

Ask an Earth Scientist – University of Hawaii Got a Question?

Ask a Geologist – USGS See how the Answer Compares with that from Above (no longer operational)

Ask a Volcanologist Some Like it Hot!