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Science for Non-Scientists
Basil Tikoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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.
John Weber, Grand Valley State University
Global Tectonics is our capstone course. Half of the course is devoted to getting a handle on basic plate kinematics (which is not covered explicitly in any other courses). Half of the course explores topics that ...
Juan Lorenzo, Louisiana State University
This course provides a comprehensive overview of physical geology for non-majors as well as potential majors. About 1% of students who take this course will become majors in earth science.
Planet Earth, Quantitative Reasoning (Geol 103)
Michael Stewart, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Physical geology for non-science majors. This course fulfulls quantitative reasoning requirements for non-science liberal arts degrees.
GEO 111/GEO 112 Geologic Hazards and Natural Disasters Lecture and Laboratory
Alan Benimoff, CUNY College of Staten Island
GEO 111 Lecture Class: An introduction to geologic hazards, their causes and the natural disasters that result. Processes at the surface of the Earth and in the atmosphere and hydrosphere. Geologic hazards that ...
World Natural Environments
Camille Holmgren, SUNY College at Buffalo
This is an introductory physical geography course that explores the dynamics of the earth's physical environment including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere and the linkages between these ...
James Kuwabara, City College of San Francisco
Geologic, chemical and physical history of our oceans including currents, waves, tides and coastal processes. Evolution of the oceans and ocean basins with emphasis on the interaction of the physical environment ...
Steve Mattox, Grand Valley State University
This physical geology course is a traditional lecture/lab course that needs updating/modification. Students commonly have three 1-hour lectures per week and one 2-hour lab. The course covers materials, landforms, ...
Physical Geology for Non-Majors (actual title is "Our Geologic Environment")
Ben Laabs, SUNY College at Geneseo
This course is intended for non-science majors who have an interest in their physical environment. The course is designed to develop an understanding of the interaction of Earth processes, the environment, and the ...
Elizabeth Heise, University of Texas at Brownsville, The
The geologic history of the Earth and its inhabitants as revealed by fossil record with emphasis on North America.