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Evolutions and Extinctions
Alexandra Davatzes, Temple University
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 Evolution/Creation Debate
Timothy Heaton, University of South Dakota
In this course students are exposed to the modern scientific theories of the earth and life and to the diverse brands of Christian creationism and how they measure up to scientific analysis. Students explore these ...
Evolution of the Earth
John Dawson, Kirkwood Community College
A presentation of basic concepts in historical geology, which includes the origin of the earth, stratigraphy, the geological time scale and geochronology, evolution and the fossil record, and plate tectonics. A ...
Evolution of the Earth
Kathryn Hoppe, Green River Community College
Goals of class: To discuss the past history of Earth and its inhabitants. It examines how the geologic record can be used to reconstruct how we got where we are today, and how it can help us predict the future.
Evolution and Creationism
Katherine Bulinski, Bellarmine University
Creation stories are a central tenant to many of the world's religious traditions and help us to understand our place in the universe. At the same time, scientific evidence demonstrates how earth and the ...
Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World
This is Earth history taught from a planetary science perspective, comparing it to its neighboring planets. Using a systems approach, students determine how and why the atmosphere and the climate have changed over ...
Evolution of Western North America
Karen Viskupic, Boise State University; Mark Schmitz, Boise State University
This course is designed to provide future geoscientists with a basic understanding of how geological processes have shaped the structure and evolution of the western North American continent. The study of the ...
GEOS 2004 - Evolution of the Earth System
Overview of Planet Earth from a systems perspective. Draws on knowledge from all geosciences to explore interconnections and co-evolution of the solid earth, atmosphere, oceans, and living things. Evolution of ...
Life on Earth: How Biology Built a Planet (and vice versa)
James Farquhar, University of Maryland-College Park
The history of Earth and the history of life are intricately intertwined through climatological, geochemical, and biochemical conceptions. The evolution of Earth systems in deep time, a time frame that extends ...
The Evolving Earth
Qusheng Jin, University of Oregon
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 ...