January 2004 Journal of Geoscience Education

Volume 52, Number 1
Cover of January 2004 JGE

Characterization and Identification of Mineral Unknowns: A Mineralogy Term Project
David Moecher Department of Geological Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 2.5MB Jul8 05)
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Using Poetry to Teach about Minerals in Earth Science Class
Audrey Rule, Luke Carnicelli Department of Curriculum & Instruction, University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY
Sharon Kane Oswego City School District, Oswego High School, Oswego, NY Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 86kB Jul8 05)
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A Strategy for Teaching an Effective Undergraduate Mineralogy Course
R. Jeffrey Swope Department of Geology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Reto Giere Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 274kB Jul8 05)
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Integration of New Methods into Teaching Mineralogy
M. Darby Dyar Department of Earth and Environment, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Mickey Gunter Department Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow ID
John Davis, and Michael OdellDivision of Teacher Education, University of Idaho, Moscow ID Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 152kB Dec12 06)
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Crystallography in the Classroom-Modeling Silicates without Silicate Models
Alyson PonomarenkoDepartment of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 253kB Jul8 05)
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The Polarized Light Microscope: Should we Teach the use of a 19th Century Instrument in the 21st Century?
Mickey Gunter Department of Geological Sciences University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 2.5MB Jul8 05)
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Teaching Process Mineralogy in Australia
Jeff Vaughan and Alex Nemchin Western Australian School of Mines Curtin University of Technology Perth, Western Australia
Lawrie Davidson Mineral Science and Extractive Metallurgy, Murdoch University Perth, Western Australia
Stephen Quinton Learning Support Network, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 96kB Jul8 05)
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Laboratory and Homework Exercises in the Geochemical Kinetics of Minral-Water Reaction: Rate Law, Arrhenius Activation Energy, and the Rate-Determining Step in the Dissolution of Halite
Michael Velbel Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 463kB Jul8 05)
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Optical Mineralogy in a Modern Earth Sciences Curriculum
Jurgen Reinhardt School of Geological & Computer Sciences, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 1.6MB Jul8 05)
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Using Inquiry-Based Methodologies to Ease the Pain of Learning Mineral Formulae and Analytical Techniques
Andrew Wulff Department of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 557kB Jul8 05)
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Using the American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database in the Classroom
Christine Clark Department of Geography and Geology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Robert Downs Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 210kB Jul8 05)
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Teaching Mineralogy from the Core to the Crust
Barbara Dutrow Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 314kB Jul8 05)
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Mineral Museums as Alliance Partners in Teaching Mineral Sciences
Dana Pop Mineralogical Museum, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Jana Horak Department of Geology, National Museums & Galleries of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
James Hurlbut Department of Earth Science/Geology, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) PRIVATE FILE 1.3MB Jul8 05)
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