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Evolution of the Earth
John Dawson, Kirkwood Community College
A presentation of basic concepts in historical geology, which includes the origin of the earth, stratigraphy, the geological time scale and geochronology, evolution and the fossil record, and plate tectonics. A ...

Biodiversity Through Time
David Goodwin, Denison University
Biodiversity Through Time is introduction to the study of fossil invertebrates with emphasis on preservation, taphonomy, diversity trajectories through geologic time, evolutionary mechanisms, extinction, ...

Dinosaurs
Katherine McCarville, Upper Iowa University
Dinosaur paleontology incorporates concepts from geology and biology and integrates aspects of chemistry, physics and mathematics to explain and understand these magnificent animals, the environments in which they ...

Paleontology and Stratigraphy
James Klaus, University of Miami
Upper-level undergraduate paleontology course that also covers a significant amount of stratigraphy

SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY
COURSE SYLLABUS Instructor Information Dr. Thomas Hickson e-mail: tahickson@stthomas.edu Purpose of the Course Broadly-speaking, the purpose of this course is to teach you how to think like a geologist ...

Historical Geology
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 ...

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 ...

Historical Geology
Shelley Jaye, Northern Virginia Community College
Introductory Historical Geology

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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Historical Geology
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.

Historical Geology
Pamela Nelson, Glendale Community College
This course outlines the origin and history of the earth and the corresponding biologic changes through geologic time.

Search for Our Past
Christina Belanger, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
"Search for Our Past" is an introductory Earth history course. The first third of the course focuses on methods of exploring Earth history through discussions of hypothesis testing and paper-based geology ...

Earth History
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 ...

Invertebrate Paleontology
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 ...

Historical Geology
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 ...

Wonderful Life
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 ...