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Katrin Monecke, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
The main purpose of this class is to understand how the Earth's surface, climate and life have changed over geological time periods and that we are living on an ever changing planet.
Geology of National Parks
Rich Schultz, Elmhurst College
"Geology of National Parks" draws upon the various landscapes of America's National Parks to introduce geologic concepts and processes. The course explores the concept of geologic time, among others, ...
Introduction to Geology
Kelly Dilliard, Wayne State College
Physical Geology Online is a traditional introductory course covering minerals and rocks, interior processes, geologic time, and earth surface processes. Online lecture notes and weekly labs give the course a ...
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 ...
Introduction to the Geosciences
Leslie Reid, University of Calgary
This course focuses on physical geology. The course focuses on 5 Big Ideas including Plate Tectonics, The Rock Cycle, Geologic Time, Geoscience Research and Scientific Thinking. There are also four skills that are ...
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 ...
Julie Baldwin, University of Montana-Missoula, The
What are minerals? How do rocks form? Can rocks bend? How do we know the age of rocks? This course will explore these questions through a study of the fundamentals of earth processes and materials.
Global Environmental Obstacles
Walter Borowski, Eastern Kentucky University
The course uses Mackenzie's Our Changing Planet as a template and investigates world population, diminishing water resources, anthropogenic effects on the atmosphere (ozone hole and acid rain), and global ...
NASC130 - Principles of Geology
Liane Stevens, Bentley University
Introduces the basic principles of geology. Topics covered include the origin of Earth; the classification and origin of the minerals and rocks composing Earth; discussion of geologic features and processes such as ...
Marine Invertebrate Paleontology
Joel Thompson, Eckerd College
Introductory upper level undergraduate course in marine invertebrate paleo.