Descriptions of introductory geoscience courses collected as part of several projects.
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Wonderful Life part of Earth History Approach:Examples
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 ...
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Evolutions and Extinctions part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Basic geologic principles and the fundamentals of evolutionary thought combine to bring to life the 4.6 billion year story of our planet and its creatures. Through hands-on experience with fossils and rocks, ...
The Evolving Earth part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This course introduces fascinating topics of evolution: from big bang to the birth of our mother planet, arise of O2 and its deep impact on evolution, appearance of first drop of water and life, sea monsters and ...