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Geological Open Access Educational Resources The GEO-OER site contains open access teaching materials created in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences at the University of Liverpool for teachers in schools, colleges and universities. GEO-OER materials may be freely used if they are required for educational purposes by individuals or institutions. These works are licensed under the terms of the Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales license. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/uk/ for details. Resources on this site are Earth Science materials that are suitable for different levels and there is a key at the bottom of this page that indicates if resources are more suitable for undergraduates, ‘A’ Level students (Year 12 and 13 students) or GCSE students (Year 10 and 11 students). Materials include standalone/ self-assessment modules, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, videos and photographs. We have also included a page giving links to other useful educational sites that teachers may find useful.
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NEW We are now hosting Mike Tuke’s free site with Earth Science Experiments www.earth-science-activities.co.uk
NEW Professor John Wheeler talks about folding in mountain belts, melting ice sheets, isostasy and subduction zones, using an analogue model. Six video clips.
3. Effects of point load 5. Folding in mountain belts 6. Ice sheets 1. Isostasy 2. Isostasy in layers 4. Subduction zones