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Course descriptions for teaching geoscientific thinking

These course descriptions were submitted by faculty in preparation for the Teaching the Methods of Geoscience workshop in June 2012. In some cases, participants submitted a supplement calling out the ways in which the course explicitly addressed teaching geoscientific thinking for a course they had previously submitted.

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Physical Geology
Joel Aquino, Gainesville State College
This course, Physical Geology, is a college-level introductory course whose general aim is to provide an "overall" perspective about earth science. It is never meant to be comprehensive in scope but ...

Physical Geology Laboratory
Beth Dushman, Del Mar College
This page describes a freshman-level Physical Geology Laboratory class taught at a community college. This course covers basic Earth processes (streams, tectonics, groundwater) and Earth materials (minerals and ...

Physical Geology
Ntungwa Maasha, College of Coastal Georgia
Physical Geology is a University of Georgia System course that "covers Earth materials and processes". It may be offered as a one credit course (GEOL1121L ) requiring two hours of lab weekly, a three ...

Inquiry into Earth and Space Science
Kyle Gray, University of Northern Iowa
Inquiry into Earth and Space Science is a semester-long content course developed for pre-service elementary teachers that uses inquiry learning to teach concepts related to rocks, minerals, groundwater, stream ...

Principles of Natural Resources and Environmental Science
Julie Stoughton, University of Nevada-Reno
NRES 100 provides a general introduction to issues and topics related to natural resources, hydrology, conservation biology and environmental sciences. Students attend a one day fieldtrip to a nearby Sierra Nevada ...

Intro Astronomy the Solar System
Declan De Paor, Old Dominion University
An introduction to the Solar System with an emphasis on the scientific method of inquiry. I incorporate more Earth Science than normal in an astronomy course.

Geoscience Fundamentals
Barbara Bekken, Virginia Tech
Geoscience Fundamentals is a workshop-style course that introduces sophomore-level geoscience majors to very basic philosophical, methodological, and historical foundations of the geosciences. As described in the ...

Integrated Sciences I
Paulo Hidalgo, Georgia State University
This is an inquiry-based content course designed to familiarize students with the fundamental concepts of biology and geology.

Earth Systems Science
Kim Hannula, Fort Lewis College
Kim Hannula, Department of Geosciences, Fort Lewis College.This page is a supplement to the original course description found hereShort description of the course:Earth Systems Science is an introductory geoscience ...

Oregon Field Geology SCI 675 (West) and 676 (East) and 575 (Central)
Kip Ault, Lewis and Clark College
"Oregon Field Geology" introduces field techniques at an novice level to both teachers and undergraduate Environmental Studies majors (the College has no geology department). Featured are travel through ...

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