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A place to learn about geology for teachers, students, rock hounds, and geology enthusiasts. Gary Lewis is an Australian-born geologist who loves to share his passion for all things ‘geology’. In the GEO podcast, Gary takes you on a journey to learn about rocks, minerals, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers and so much more. It does not matter if you have no experience in geology, Gary will help you to understand the fundamentals of our planet so you can have a greater understanding about when you see when visiting your backyard, your local creek, cliff or beyond.

 

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You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. The silicate minerals are the building blocks for all the rocks on Earth.    They follow a system of formation and ...
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You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. There are just so many different roles and specialties in the field of geology.  Many of these jobs have different titles ...
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You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. In this episode, I talk about the rock type granite - why I love it, how it forms and what minerals ...
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You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. In this episode, I outline the simple classification of rocks into the groups igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. And finally - ...
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Learn the basics of the theory of Plate Tectonics in less than 10 minutes!   Why do earthquakes and volcanoes occur where they do?   Why does the earth have ...
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In this episode, I talk about mineral color and streak as ways to identify minerals in your collection.  The big take away from this, is that color alone is not ...
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In this episode, I talk about mineral hardness and how you can use common materials around your home to create your own mineral hardness kit.  I explain how the Mohs ...
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In this episode, I talk about how I became interested in geology and about the four reasons I think geology is important.  These are:
  1. Understanding the past will help ...
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