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Online Physical Geology for Educators 710 (graduate level)
Ann Holmes, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
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 ...
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 ...
Introduction to Physical Geology (unofficially called Geology for Engineers)
Leslie Gertsch, Missouri University of Science and Technology
This intro geology course for engineers attempts to engage the often-unwilling students who take few if any additional geology classes, yet require an understanding of the geologic processes and materials with ...
Anne Egger, Central Washington University
Dynamic Earth is an activity-based introductory course. The course focuses on the fundamentals of earth processes to help students begin to understand the geologic processes that influence the landscape around ...
GEOL 111 Physical Geology
Rob Benson, Adams State College
An introduction to the materials of the earth and the internal and surficial processes that have acted upon the earth through time. Laboratory work includes identification and classification of minerals and rocks ...
Bianca Pedersen, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
This is an introductory level geology course focusing on various aspects of geology that touch people lives, such as earth resources issues and geological hazards. The course includes a lab and field trips. ...
Western Washington University: Matter & Energy in Earth Systems
Sue DeBari, Western Washington University
Matter & Energy in Earth Systems is the earth science component of a series of courses designed to teach K-8 pre-service teachers fundamental content while modeling inquiry-based learning through an in depth ...
Grand Valley State University: Earth Science in Elementary Education
Steve Mattox, Grand Valley State University
Earth Science in Elementary Education is the geologic content course in the integrated science teacher development sequence. The six hour combined lecture/lab course requires students to work in teams to solve ...
Geology of National Parks
Kurt Burmeister, University of the Pacific; Kurtis Burmeister, University of the Pacific
Overview of topics in physical geology within the context of North American National Parks. Semester-long course with weekly lectures (3) and lab periods for 20-25 students. Significant field component includes 3 ...
Introduction to Physical Geology
Ann Hadley, Manchester Community College
An introduction to the principles governing the composition and structure of the Earth's crust, and the study of land forms and geological processes on the surface and within the Earth. Topics include: rock ...