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Sustainability Science part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
A mid-level lecture-based undergraduate course that focuses on sustainability concepts, approaches, and decision-making. Includes use of videos, and relation of sustainability to environmental, economic, and ...

Global Climate Change and Earth History part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
This course introduces students to Global Change Science through lecture presentations, classroom discussions, assigned readings, and activities designed specifically to complement lecture topics. The course is ...

The Earth's Climate System part of Complex Systems:Courses
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an introduction to the climate system through lectures, labs, discussions and activities. It uses lecture and inquiry based activities to help students gain ...

Climatology part of Complex Systems:Courses
This course is designed to help students gain a scientific understanding of the physical aspects of Earth's climate system and the factors that influence climate change. We explore the global balance of energy ...

Planetary Climate Change part of Process of Science:Courses
What are weather and climate, how has climate changed in the past, how do we know, what causes climate to change, and how can we predict future climate? Planetary Climate Change explores scientists' current ...

Oil and Water (Geog 7) part of Energy:Energy Courses
Oil (energy) and water are two key strategic resources dominating the international scene and for which people have been and will continue to fight and go to war over. Energy and water play a major role in most of ...

Earth's Climate: Past, Present and Future part of Introductory Courses:Courses
Earth's climate has changed dramatically over its history moving between completely ice-free intervals to periods of global glaciation. This course will examine how and why these changes occurred by ...

Earth Systems and Climate Change part of Introductory Courses:Courses
GGEOL 115 explores cycles, trends, and abrupt events in the Earth system. Analyses of the geologic record and global climate models provide perspective for understanding paleoclimate and future climate changes, ...

Earth System and Climate part of Course Design:Goals Database
An introduction to global climate change with an Earth Systems approach. The focus will be current climate change put into the context of climate change at a geologic time scale.

Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Earth History Approach:Examples
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 ...

Global Change and Human Health part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
The course begins by focusing on the dynamics of Earth's physical systems and the impacts of increasing human population on those systems, and concludes by examining several critical health issues in light of ...

Causes and Implications of Global Change part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
This course embodies an integrated introduction to the broad scientific and social aspects of the global change "problem." Two large Global Change issues are discussed in terms of the science, the impacts ...

Global Change - Sustainability Studies part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
In this third section of a three quarter sequence, students examine solutions to providing a sustainable, healthy relationship between humans and the natural world. Students will integrate previously learned ...

Weather, Climate and Ecosystems part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Geography 206 is an introductory course to physical geography. This course is the second of a two-course series (the other is Geography 205 - Cartography, Landforms and Landform Analysis) for Physical Geography at ...

Introduction to Environmental Science part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
We will explore Earth's physical and biological systems and human interaction with the environment. This will include coverage of: climate, rocks, soils, ecosystems, human population, land use, energy use and ...

Global Environmental Obstacles part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
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 ...

Our Geologic Environment part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
This course is a general education lab science course taken by non-science majors to fulfill a lab science and man and environment general education distribution requirements. The course is based on the content ...

The Earth's Record of Climate part of Course Design:Goals Database
In this course students explore the Earth's climate system and the climatic changes that have occurred during the history of the planet. Students get a hands-on introduction to the collection, analysis,and ...

Global Climate Change part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Earth History Approach:Examples
This interdisciplinary courses focuses on how and why Earth's climate has changed thoughout its history and how it is likely to change in the near future. It draws from geology, chemistry, meteorology, ...

Human Dimensions of Climate Change: Past and Future part of Course Design:Goals Database
In this course we will examine how rapid climate change has affected human civilizations in the past and how it might in the future. Through a critical reading of the literature and by analysis and discussion we ...

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