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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 ...
GEO 101: The Dynamic Earth
Delores Robinson, University of Alabama, The
This course is designed to study the Earth including materials, internal and external processes, deformational events, plate tectonics and geologic hazards. The course is lecture-based and involves the use of large ...
Jessica Smay, San Jose City College
This course is a physical geology course covering basic geological principles emphasizing how plate tectonics has shaped the face of Earth. The course is lecture based, and includes several different types of ...
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 ...
Historical Geology (Earth History 1404)
Roger Steinberg, Del Mar College
Introduction to geologic time; relative and actual age-dating methods; stratigraphic principles; origin of the Universe, Solar System, atmosphere, oceans, life; plate tectonics; changes on the Earth's surface ...
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 ...
Online Physical Geology for Educators 710 (graduate level)
Ann Holmes, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, The
Graduate level Physical Geology for Educators Course description: Earth's internal structure, plate tectonics, the rock cycle, weathering and earth materials, natural resources, geochemical cycles and the ...
The Dynamic Earth (Physical Geology)
Kristin Riker-Coleman, University of Wisconsin-Superior
Students are introduced to the basic materials of the Earth and the processes that shape them/it. The course covers plate tectonics (including volcanic activities and earthquakes) as well as more the more surficial ...
Laurie Brown, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Introduction to the study of geophysics presented from the global viewpoint, covering plate tectonics, seismology, gravity, isostasy, magnetism, and heat flow. Lectures, in-class activities, problem sets, oral and ...
Introduction to Oceanography
Heather Kokorowski, Mt. San Antonio College
This course covers geological, chemical, physical, and biological aspects of the Earth's ocean. Plate tectonics, physiography of ocean basins and continental margins, ocean sediment, atmosphere and ocean ...