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Geological Map Skills

Synopsis
A CAL module for teaching students how to extract information about fundamental geological relationships from geological maps, based on the Ten-Mile Geological Map of Great Britain. Tutorials look at scale, grid references, index and explanation, stratigraphic column, strike and dip, principle of superposition, outcrop width, true and apparent thickness, folds, dip of beds and valleys, unconformities, inliers and outliers. Exercises are related to regions of England and Scotland. Approximately 4 hours of teaching material, intended to complement lectures and practicals.
Series
UK Earth Science Courseware Comsortium, Tltp Project
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; CD-ROM. PC Windows and Apple Macintosh (separate versions). Computer program. Floppy disk. PC Windows and Apple Macintosh (separate versions).
Year of production
1995
Availability
Sale; 1996 sale: £30.00 (floppy disk) 1996 sale: £60.00 (CD-ROM containing all modules)
Notes
Available to UK higher education institutions.
Uses
1st-year undergraduate earth sciences.
Subjects
Geology
Keywords
computer-assisted learning; geology teaching; Teaching & Learning Technology Programme

Credits

Writer
Alistair Scott; Andy Barnicoat; Jane Francis; Rob Butler

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Production Company

Name

UK Earth Science Courseware Consortium

Distributor

Name

University of Manchester

Email
ukescc@man.ac.uk
Phone
0161-275 3820
Fax
URL: http://info.mcc.ac.uk/geology.html
Address
Department of Earth Sciences
Manchester
M13 9PL
Notes
Contact: Dr W T C Sowerbutts (4/96)

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