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


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Physical Geology Laboratory part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
This page describes a freshman-level Physical Geology Laboratory class taught at a community college. This course covers basic Earth processes (streams, tectonics, groundwater) and Earth materials (minerals and ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Physical Geology

Physical Geology part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
Physical Geology is a University of Georgia System course that "covers Earth materials and processes". It may be offered as a one credit course (GEOL1121L ) requiring two hours of lab weekly, a three ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Physical Geology

Principles of Natural Resources and Environmental Science part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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 ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Environmental Geology

Intro Astronomy the Solar System part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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.

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Astronomy

Inquiry into Earth and Space Science part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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 ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Earth Science, Astronomy

Field studies, Central California part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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 ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level:Physical Geology, Entry Level

Earth System History part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Upper level (advanced undergraduates, graduate students) course on the history of the Earth system. Includes methods in stratigraphy, paleogeography, and geochronology. Lectures and seminar discussions of the ...

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

Oceanography at Fitchburg State University part of Math You Need:Implementations
Implementor(s): Elizabeth Gordon Enrollment: 22-25 Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2011 Challenges to using math in introductory geoscience Fitchburg State University is a four-year public institution with a diverse ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level, :Oceanography

Geology and the Environment part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Geology and the Environment course focuses on the fundamentals of physical geology, and also integrates significant material pertaining to human interactions with their environment. The course is open to majors and ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level, :Physical Geology

Physical Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This is a rather standard course in physical geology, except that some common topics are omitted (deserts, coastlines, marine geology), shortened (glaciers), or included/expanded (geologic time, the history of life ...

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level, :Physical Geology