WEBSITES for GEOLOGY

Here is a list of websites that will be useful for mineral identification:

http://web.wt.net/~data/Mineral/ (description of close to 4000 known minerals), 
http://www.theimage.com/ (photos and properties of minerals and gems), 
http://mineral.galleries.com/ (searches minerals by name, chemical composition, class, etc),
http://minerals.er.usgs.gov/minerals/ (general information on minerals), 
http://galaxy.einet.net/images/gems/gems-icons.html (description of outstanding mineral specimens from the Smithsonian's collection)
http://web.wt.net/~data/Mineral/
http://www.rockhounds.com/

Here is a list of websites that will be useful for Plate Tectonics

http://pubs.usgs.gov/publications/text/dynamic.html (online illustrated publication on Plate Tectonics)
http://cddisa.gsfc.nasa.gov/926/slrtecto.html
http://Vishnu.glg.nau.edu/rcb.globaltext.html

Sites for Virtual Field Trips Around the World

http://www.uh.edu~jbutler/anon/anontrips.html

Sites for General Geology Information

http://www.usgs.gov/

Sites with space photographs of the Earth

http://earthrise.sdsc.edu/

Information on Earthquakes

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq4/severitygip.html
www.seismo.berkeley.edu/seismo/Homepage.html
http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/faq.html

Information on Volcanoes

http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/

Information on Geochronology

http://vearthquake.calstatela.edu/VirtualDating/
www.talkorigins.org/origins.faq-youngearth.html

http://asa.calvin.edu//ASA/resources/Wiens.html


WEBSITES Useful in ASTRONOMY

Information on Earth

Information on Seasonal Cycles -- http://aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/docs/seasons_orbit.html

General Information -- http://aa.usno.navy.mil

Information on Venus

http://www.sil.si.edu/exhibitions/chasing-venus/transits.htm
http://www.transitofvenus.org/
http://sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse/transit/venus0412.html
http://sunearthday.nasa.gov/