Lifelong Learning


Course Name:  Introductory course to minerals and rocks identification /礦物與岩石辨別概論課程 / Curso introdutório de identificação de minerais e rochas

Faculty: Institute of Science and Environment

Course description:

Identification of minerals and rocks is fundamental for the understanding of all earth sciences subjects. This course was designed for those who want to acquire the underlying skills needed to identify minerals and rocks in hand specimens or for those who want to upgrade their knowledge in mineralogy and petrology. It is particularly well suited for natural science teachers of all levels.

The course will cover the main properties used in mineral identification, how minerals form, and their relevance as economic resources. It will also allow participants to learn how to identify different types of rocks, understanding their geological significance and stratigraphic occurrence.

It is mainly a hands-on course where participants will train how to identify minerals and rocks from their properties.

辨認礦物及岩是了解地球科學的基礎,本課程是對如何辨認礦物及岩石手標本有興趣或想要了解岩石學及礦物學知識的人士而開設的,同時也歡迎各位任教科學的老師參與。

本課程主要內容涵蓋利用礦物的特性來辨別不同礦物、礦物的形成及作為重要的經濟資源的關係。同時本課本程也會讓參與者辨別不同種類的岩石,進而了解各種岩石的地質意義及岩層產狀。

本課程主要是以實習的形式讓參與者基於各種特性來判別岩石礦物。

Course Duration: 30 hours