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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Science for Non-Scientists
This website hosts all of the materials developed for an undergraduate course called "Science for Non-Scientists." Students enrolled in this course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison showed very significant gains in critical thinking skills, as measured by the Critical Thinking Assessment test, developed at Tennessee Tech University.
Alfred Hochstaedter, Monterey Peninsula College
This course introduces basic oceanography concepts such as seafloor features, plate tectonics, atmospheric and oceanic circulation, and waves.
Geology 101- Introductory Geology
Louis Bartek, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
This is an a Physical Geology course that focuses upon geologic processes and features with emphasis on using plate tectonics as an example of the scientific method in practice.
Natural Disasters and Earth Resources
Mathieu Richaud, California State University-Fresno
Processes and materials that produce the different geologic resources and hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, landslides). Plate tectonic theory. Emphasizes the relationship between geology and humans.
Introduction to Physical Geology
Karen Kortz, Community College of Rhode Island
This course is an introduction to physical geology, with an emphasis on plate tectonics and the environmental and natural disaster aspects of the subject. It is designed for non-science majors who are meeting their ...
Solid Earth Geophysics
Laura Wetzel, Eckerd College
An introduction to the quantitative analysis of Earth structure and plate tectonics using earthquake seismology, seismic reflection and refraction, gravity, magnetics, and heat flow.