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This course uses the Ediacaran fauna as a focus to teach about evolution, the nature of science, and how to write well. The students start off reading "Wonderful Life" (Gould, 1989 ), which deals with ...
This geography course is an example of an Earth history course which stresses not only evolution, but evolutionary forces like migration, and the role they have played in shaping modern animal and plant ...
John Chadwick, College of Charleston
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an overview of geological and biological processes and of major geological and evolutionary events in Earth's history. It uses lecture and hands-on ...
The Earth's Climate System
Louisa Bradtmiller, Macalester College
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an introduction to the climate system through lectures, labs, discussions and activities. It uses lecture and inquiry based activities to help students gain ...
Andrew Wilcox, University of Montana-Missoula, The
This course investigates the processes that determine the form and evolution of rivers and streams.
Principles of Geomorphology
Mark Sweeney, University of South Dakota
Geomorphology is the study of landforms and the processes involved in their creation and evolution through time. Climatic and tectonic controls on landform evolution will be emphasized in this class.
Introduction to Paleontology
Judy Massare, SUNY College at Brockport
The course covers major principles of paleontology: recognizing and describing fossil species, biostratigraphy, classification systems, evolution, paleoecology, and functional morphology.
Simon Kattenhorn, University of Idaho
Formation of the Earth and its evolution through geologic time. Physical processes within and on the Earth.
Jeff Marshall, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
An introduction to the modern geologic study of Earth surface processes and landforms. Geomorphic analysis of landscape evolution, dynamic equilibrium, and topographic response to tectonic and climatic forcing. ...
Dan Morgan, Vanderbilt University
This course addresses many topics about how rocks break and deform, for which I try to emphasize applications to earthquakes, hydraulic fracturing, hydrocarbon extraction, and landscape evolution.