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 ...
History and Nature of Science
Jeff Thomas, Central Connecticut State University
This course examines the development of science, mathematics, and technology in order to understand our natural world. Specifically, this course focuses on the nature of scientific knowledge that is created through ...
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.
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 ...
Field studies, Central California
Becca Walker, Mt San Antonio College
Field studies of Central California is an introductory field geology course for community college students. Students meet for 3 hours per week of lecture, take one 4-day field trip to the Eastern Sierras to study ...
Advanced Field Geology
Steve Reynolds, Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix
This is a field-based course, taught during four weekends, spread out over the semester. Each trip generally visits a different locality in order to expose students to diverse types of geology, everything from ...
Dave Mogk, Montana State University-Bozeman
Dave Mogk, Montana State University.This page is a supplement to the original course description found hereShort description of the course:Introduction to mineralogy includes the following topics: hand sample ...
Using Scientific Data For Multi-Disciplinary Science Instruction (PD for K-12 Teachers)
Amy Ellwein, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory; 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 ...
Introduction to Geology
Sean Cornell, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
The course covers basic concepts in geology and engages students in hands-on, learning activities integrated with lecture and field experiences. Small group lab activities (mineral identification, rock ...