Course descriptions for teaching geoscientific thinking
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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 ...
Global Climate Change and Earth History
Bob Mackay, Clark College
This course introduces students to Global Change Science through lecture presentations, classroom discussions, assigned readings, and activities designed specifically to complement lecture topics. The course is ...
Cindy Shellito, University of Northern Colorado
This course introduces students to the methods of paleoclimatology and provides a survey of major climatic events over the history of the Earth. The course incorporates journal articles and web resources to teach ...
Geologic Disasters and the Environment
Kaatje Kraft, Mesa Community College
Kaatje Kraft, Department of Physical Sciences, Mesa Community College.This page is a supplement to the original course description found hereShort description of the course:This course teaches the essentials of ...
Using Scientific Data For Multi-Disciplinary Science Instruction (PD for K-12 Teachers)
Amy Ellwein, Western State College of Colorado; Matthew Nyman, Oregon State University
Using Scientific Data is a professional development course for in-service K-12 teachers focused on climate change and Earth system science that also explores how climate concepts can be incorporated into courses ...