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Untold Stories in Geosciences: Social and Historical Contexts of the Development of Geosciences as a Discipline part of Teach the Earth:Courses
Through reading discussions and writing assignments, this class investigates 1) how a set of founding principles in geosciences was established on the basis of scientific racism and colonialism; 2) how the history ...

Introduction to Remote Sensing part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This course introduces students to the principles of remote sensing, characteristics of remote sensors, and remote sensing applications. Areas emphasized include manipulating data in Google Earth Engine, ...

Python Programming for Earth Science Students part of Teach the Earth:Courses
Computers are essential to all modern Earth Science research. We use them for compiling and analyzing data, preparing illustrations like maps or data plots, writing manuscripts, and so on. This class teaches how to ...

Introduction to Research Program Development part of Teach the Earth:Courses
The goal of this course is to help new graduate students get started in their research research program, and to help them develop skills that will lead to their success in graduate school and beyond. Activities in ...

Introduction to Environmental Studies part of Teach the Earth:Courses
The material covers the ecological and physical aspects of environmental change and the socioeconomic, political, and technological factors that influence the quality of life on Earth. Short course videos and ...

Geology, Research, and Environment of Latin America part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This course aims to introduce all undergraduate students to the geology, resources, and environment of Latin America. It is designed for a normal 3 hour, semester-long slot and consists of 23 ~50 minute long videos ...

Petrology and Plate Tectonics part of Course Design:Goals Database
This course is organized around the igneous and metamorphic processes that govern the rock cycle, all within the context of plate tectonics. Rather than addressing igneous and metamorphic rocks and processes as ...

Hydrology - an (incomplete) introduction part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This Online Course is usually used as part of an introductury course in hydrology at the University of Zurich, where the online material complements traditional lectures and seminars. To support remote teaching in ...

Structural Analysis of Rocks and Regions (SARR) part of Teach the Earth:Courses
SARR aims to reverse the theory-first/application-second approach of most common structural geology textbooks. It confronts students with lectures and practicals on deformed regions around the globe that, combined, ...

What's in the Water? A community-engaged inquiry unit exploring PFAS contamination in North Carolina part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This unit was designed to engage central NC college students in a local investigation of ongoing drinking water contaminated with PFAS chemicals. This is a stand-alone unit (six 80-minute lessons) that can be ...

Global Climate Change part of Service Learning:Courses
× Consequences of global climate change already include: increased drought, heat waves, flood intensity, glacial retreat, and sea level rise. Solutions are needed to reduce human impact on our climate system ...

Sustainability and the Campus part of Teach the Earth:Courses
Sustainability and the Campus Skip to Main ContentSkip to Navigation Your ...

Applied GIS part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This is an introductory GIS course that consists almost entirely of in-class exercises using the ArcGIS software to solve various earth science problems. Students gain experience with finding, downloading and ...

Introduction to Environmental Science part of Online Teaching:Online Courses
This is our departmental service/intro general education course. The course introduces students to concepts and ideas related to environmental science, focusing on concepts such as biodiversity, carrying capacity, ...

Principles of Natural Resources and Environmental Science part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
NRES 100 provides a general introduction to issues and topics related to natural resources, hydrology, conservation biology and environmental sciences. Students attend a one day fieldtrip to a nearby Sierra Nevada ...

Physical Geology Laboratory part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
This page describes a freshman-level Physical Geology Laboratory class taught at a community college. This course covers basic Earth processes (streams, tectonics, groundwater) and Earth materials (minerals and ...

Historical Geology part of Rates and Time:Courses
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an overview of geological and biological processes and of major geological and evolutionary events in Earth's history. It uses lecture and hands-on ...

Course profile: Earth Hazards part of Strong Geoscience Departments:Degree Programs:Courses
Paul Bierman, University of Vermont Entry level geologic hazards course, more than 150 students Information for this profile was provided by Paul Bierman in 2007. Information is also available on the course ...

Course profile: Global Change part of Strong Geoscience Departments:Degree Programs:Courses
Johnnie Moore, University of Montana Upper level course, 16-30 students Information for this profile was provided by William Woessner in 2007. Jump down to Overview and Context * Course Content * Connecting to the ...

Course profile: Environmental Geology part of Strong Geoscience Departments:Degree Programs:Courses
University of North Carolina Wilmington Entry level environmental geology course, 31-70 students Information for this profile was provided by John Huntsman in 2007. Jump down to Overview and Context * Course ...

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