Courses with a focus on Geologic Time
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Earth and Life Through Time
Francis Jones, University of British Columbia
Students' abilities to use both geological and biological reasoning are developed, to learn about how the rock and fossil records together characterize the history of interaction between biological and ...
North American Environments
Marguerite Forest, Florida Gulf Coast University
Natural environments of North America (north of Mexico and excluding Florida) and critical environmental issues in the region will be examined in terms of geology/geomorphology, climate/weather, and biogeography ...
John Chadwick, College of Charleston
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an overview of geological and biological processes and of major geological and evolutionary events in Earth's history. It uses lecture and hands-on ...
Jessica Kapp, The University of Arizona
General education Earth science class for non-science majors. Covers topics from formation of the universe to current issues in global change. Class is offered in a lecture setting, but is highly interactive, with ...
David Fox, University of Minnesota
This Earth history class is intended for non-geoscience majors and follows a chronological structure, starting with the Big Bang and finishing in the anthropogenic period. Abridged from the syllabus: This course is ...
History of Geology
This is a history-of-geology course that includes a great deal of Earth history material. From the syllabus: The historical development of geology as a scientific discipline from ancient civilizations to the modern ...
This is a classic evolution-and-fossils kind of course. Students go through major invertebrate groups, examine and interpret fossils and assemblages. Rather than approach the whole world chronologically, the course ...
Pamela Gore, Georgia Perimeter College
This introductory online historical geology class teaches basic scientific principles like evolution and plate tectonics, then reviews Earth history from the Precambrian to the present day. The readings are online ...
This course uses the Ediacaran fauna as a focus to teach about evolution, the nature of science, and how to write well. The students start off reading "Wonderful Life" (Gould, 1989 ), which deals with ...
Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World
This is Earth history taught from a planetary science perspective, comparing it to its neighboring planets. Using a systems approach, students determine how and why the atmosphere and the climate have changed over ...
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Tom Hickson, University of St. Thomas (MN)
This course covers the basics of fluid flow and sediment transport, sedimentary structures and textures, and-forming the bridge between modern landforms and ancient rocks-depositional sedimentary environments. The ...
History of Earth, intermediate level
Michelle Markley, Mount Holyoke College
Michelle Markley Mount Holyoke College a Private four-year institution, primarily undergraduate . Course URL: Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geology:Historical GeologyResource Type: Course ...
Introduction to Earth History
, Muskegon Community College
John W. Bartley , email@example.com Muskegon Community College a Two Year College . Course URL: Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Historical GeologyResource Type: Course ...
Michael Phillips, Illinois Valley Community College
Mike Phillips , firstname.lastname@example.org Illinois Valley Community College a Two Year College . Course URL: http://www2.ivcc.edu/phillips/courses/gel1009/map-hist.htm Subject: ...
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
COURSE SYLLABUS Instructor Information Dr. Thomas Hickson e-mail: email@example.com Purpose of the Course Broadly-speaking, the purpose of this course is to teach you how to think like a geologist ...
Yongli Gao, East Tennessee State University
Historical Geology is the study of the physical and biological processes which have shaped our Earth over the past 4.6 billion years. This course will present an overview of the methods and disciplines employed to ...
Designing a sedimentary geology course around field-based class projects that yield publishable research
James Ebert, SUNY College at Oneonta
Field-based research projects can be the heart of a course in sedimentary geology. Course content, organization, readings and laboratory experiences are dictated by the nature of the specific project. Less content ...
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Brad Hubeny, Salem State University
This is the second class for majors. It also can serve as the second class of a two class science distribution requirement for non-science majors. The prerequisite it Physical Geology.
Geology in Historic Context
Wm. Jay Sims, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Encyclopedic use of the text book, beginning with Chapter one and off-text material about rates, feedback, scale. Then continue with Archean/Proterozoic, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic, but not as a ...
Shelley Jaye, Northern Virginia Community College
Introductory Historical Geology