Geology TMC and Open Educational Resources

The following provides examples of existing OER that can be used for the indicated courses. Please find all potential OER identified for the discipline at Open Educational Resources and Geology and alternatives for the other disciplines in the TMC on their respective pages (Open Educational Resources and Chemistry; Open Educational Resources and Math).

If you are using – or are aware of – OER for any courses listed here for which no resources are indicated, please let us know.

Physical Geology (C-ID GEOL 100)

Physical Geology Laboratory (C-ID GEOL 100L)

GEOS – A Physical Geology Lab Manual for California Community Colleges (Branciforte and Haddad, 2021) – MS Word files; GEOS – A Physical Geology Lab Manual for California Community Colleges (Branciforte and Haddad, 2021) – LibreTexts (CC BY-SA)

Historical Geology (C-ID GEOL 110)

Historical Geology: A free online textbook for Historical Geology Courses (Affolter et al., 2020) (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Historical Geology Laboratory (C-ID GEOL 110L)

The Story of Earth: An Observational Guide (Hauptvogel and Sisson) (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

General Chemistry for Science Majors (C-ID CHEM 120S)

OpenStax Chemistry 2e (Flowers et al.; 2019); OpenStax Chemistry 2e (Flowers et al.; 2019) – LibreTexts (CC BY)

Single Variable Calculus I Early Transcendentals (C-ID MATH 210) and Single Variable Calculus II Early Transcendentals  (C-ID MATH 220)

Contemporary Calculus I (Hoffman) (CC BY)

This page last updated April 19, 2022.