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


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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

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

Earth Systems Science part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Our Earth Systems Science course is a fairly traditional lecture-style earth science survey course, designed to fulfill a Natural Environment requirement from a defunct general education program. The lab section ...

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

Introduction to Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Introduction to Geology is a survey of the major topics within the geology discipline. There is a strong emphasis on solid earth principles and earth materials during the first half of the semester while the second ...

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

Physical Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This course provides a study of the structure and composition of the Earth's crust. Emphasis is placed on weathering, erosional and depositional processes, mountain building forces, rocks and minerals, and ...

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

Environmental Science 110 Laboratory part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Laboratory and field demonstration and exercises in environmental science. Weekly exercises or field trips.

Course Type: Entry Level: Entry Level, :Environmental Geology