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Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America
Bill Prothero, University of California-Santa Barbara
William Prothero Univ of Calif Santa Barbara - This is a set of activities and an approach to using data in a large general education oceanography class. -

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 ...

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.

Introductory Oceanography
Alfred Hochstaedter, Monterey Peninsula College
This course introduces basic oceanography concepts such as seafloor features, plate tectonics, atmospheric and oceanic circulation, and waves.

Processes and Concepts of Geology
This is an example of a physical-historical geology course, an excellent vehicle for teaching plate tectonics. From the syllabus: This course begins with an introduction to basic Earth materials and analyses of ...

G101: Introduction to Geology: Solid Earth
Deron Carter, Linn-Benton Community College
An introductory course in Physical Geology, focusing on the formation of earth materials in the context of plate tectonics. The lab and lecture are integrated to promote active learning.

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 ...


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