Monday, February 18, 2013

Geology Kitchen #12 - Oil in the Kitchen

This episode introduces the concept of hydrocarbons (oil). A simulation of an oil reservoir is performed using peanuts and concepts of oil/water interaction are discussed.

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Geology Kitchen #11 - Igneous Rocks

Igneous rocks are rocks derived from the cooling of magma, molten material originating from the upper Mantle/lower crust. Igneous rocks are classified by their texture and their composition. Rocks ' textures range from fine-grained (extrusive/volcanic) or coarse-grained (intrusive/plutonic). Compositions range from silica-rich (felsic) to silica-poor (mafic).

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