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Descriptions of introductory geoscience courses collected as part of several projects.


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World Natural Environments part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
World Natural Environments is an entry level introduction to physical geography course, covering weather/climate, geomorphology, hydrology and biogeography. The course is based on five case studies (Weather and ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Physical Geography
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Environmental Volcanology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
After a brief introduction to volcanology students learn the relationships between plate boundaries and plate intriors and volcanism. Next seven major volcanic hazards and what can be done to mitigate them is ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Geologic Hazards
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Introduction to Earth Science part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This course is an introduction to earth sciences for non-science majors. The broad disciplines of geology, oceanography, meteorology and astronomy are explored in the context of an interacting earth system ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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Plate Tectonics and Tectonic Hazards part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This is a topical course covering plate tectonics and associated hazards such as eartquakes, volcanic activity, and secondary hazards such as tsunami, landslides, etc. A companion topical course covers surficial ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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GS 106 Intro Geology-on line part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
introductory on line survey course in geology with lab. no prereqs.

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Physical Geology
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Geology in Historic Context part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Encyclopedic use of the text book, beginning with Chapter one and off-text material about rates, feedback, scale. Then continue with Archean/Proterozoic, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic, but not as a ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth System Science
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Historical Geology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Introductory Historical Geology

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Historical Geology
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physical geology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Investigation of processes of Earth changes. 3 hrs lect+3 hrs lab/week. 18-28 students/semester; 15 week semester.

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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Introduction to Earth Science - Online part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This is an online course using on online text with built in active learning exercises. Student work includes both individual and group assignments and projects and students are expected to participate in course ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science
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Conservation GIS part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This course is designed to prepare conservation workers and scientists how to acquire, organize and manipulate geographic information using GIS technology.

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth System Science
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