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Earth History part of Earth History Approach:Examples
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 ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Global Change, Earth Science
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History of Geology part of Earth History Approach:Examples
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 ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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The Scientific Method and the Paradox of Controversy part of Earth History Approach:Examples
This course is an excellent example of Earth history taught from the perspective of the history of geology. Not only does it teach some of the most important concepts in geology, but it also teaches the students ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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Processes and Concepts of Geology part of Earth History Approach:Examples
This is an example of a physical-historical geology course, an excellent vehicle for teaching plate tectonics. From the syllabus: This course begins with an introduction to basic Earth materials and analyses of ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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Historical Geology part of Earth History Approach:Examples
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 ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World part of Earth History Approach:Examples
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 ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level, :Earth Science
Ready for Use: Course Goals Only

HWR203 - Arizona Water Issues part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Students will research and discuss a wide range of topics related to the use and misuse of water throughout Arizona. Some of the fundamental tools for studying water will be used to examine questions ranging from ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
Ready for Use: Course Goals Only

CEGR 207 INTRODUCTION TO AQUIFER MECHANICS part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
This course covers theory and applications in the field of aquifer mechanics including property of sedimentary material, interaction between solid and steady/unsteady flow toward to a well within a confined, ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Upper Level:Hydrogeology, Entry Level:Earth Science
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ENV 170 The Fluid Earth part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
This is an introductory course with no pre-requisites that uses the global water cycle to teach important geological concepts.

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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Introduction to Earth Science part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Introduction to Earth Science will expose you, the student, to the principles that underlie our understanding of how and why the Earth evolves. You will learn about the wide variety of processes associated with ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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