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Natural Hazards and Catastrophes
Alan Whittington, University of Missouri-Columbia
1 credit hour course for non-scientists, with no pre-requisites. Aims to improve quantitative and scientific literacy through applying simple skills to topics including global climate change, earthquakes, volcanoes ...
Human Dimensions of Climate Change: Past and Future
Persaram Batra, Mount Holyoke College
In this course we will examine how rapid climate change has affected human civilizations in the past and how it might in the future. Through a critical reading of the literature and by analysis and discussion we ...
Brigham Young University: Earth Science for Elementary Education Majors
Barry Bickmore, Brigham Young University
This is the second part of a 2-semester sequence on the physical sciences required for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education majors. The first course in the sequence covers principles of chemistry and ...
Wendy Panero, Ohio State University-Main Campus
All scientists, industrialists, economists, environmentalists need to know something about mineralogy and mineral occurrences on Earth. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and meteorites consist mainly of minerals. ...
Introduction to Geology
Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania
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 ...
Science, Society, and Sustainability
Ellen Metzger, San Jose State University
The participation-intensive course is an elective for teachers pursuing an MA in Science Education and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students drawn from geology and other disciplines. Teaching strategies ...
Sustainable World: An Introductory Course for Sustainability Majors & Minors at a Large University
Sonya Remington, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
The course is lecture- and discussion-based with a 1.5 hour lecture each week taught by the professor for 65+ students and a 1.5 hour 'breakout session' each week taught by a TA with 20 - 30 students. It is an introduction to sustainability focused on human-nature interactions and the problem-solving methods of sustainability science.
Minnesota State University, Mankato: Earth & Space Systems
Earth & Space Systems prepares future teachers of science to understand our multidisciplinary world by breaking down the traditional barriers between fields and viewing the observable world holistically. ...
Vince Cronin, Baylor University
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 ...
Earth and Life Through Time
Francis Jones, University of British Columbia
Students' abilities to use both geological and biological reasoning are developed, to learn about how the rock and fossil records together characterize the history of interaction between biological and ...