Courses with a focus on Geologic Time


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Historical Geology
John Chadwick, College of Charleston
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 ...

North American Environments
Marguerite Forest, Florida Gulf Coast University
Natural environments of North America (north of Mexico and excluding Florida) and critical environmental issues in the region will be examined in terms of geology/geomorphology, climate/weather, and biogeography ...

Geological Perspective
Jessica Kapp, The University of Arizona
General education Earth science class for non-science majors. Covers topics from formation of the universe to current issues in global change. Class is offered in a lecture setting, but is highly interactive, with ...

Earth and Life Through Time
Francis Jones, University of British Columbia
Students' abilities to use both geological and biological reasoning are developed, to learn about how the rock and fossil records together characterize the history of interaction between biological and ...

Jennifer Sliko: Using Cli-Fi in Planet Earth at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg
Planet Earth is an introductory course about Earth, with emphasis on the processes the affect the landscape of Earth. Students learn about fundamental geologic processes and how they impact humans and the environment on regional and global scales. Some of these processes are slow, such as the movements of continents, and change Earth over a period of millions of years. Others are rapid, such as earthquakes and floods. Students learn how these processes are related and interact with each other.

Designing a sedimentary geology course around field-based class projects that yield publishable research
James Ebert, SUNY College at Oneonta
Field-based research projects can be the heart of a course in sedimentary geology. Course content, organization, readings and laboratory experiences are dictated by the nature of the specific project. Less content ...

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Historical Geology
Michael Phillips, Illinois Valley Community College
This course is an introductory study of geologic history of the Earth. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of rocks and fossils as a means of understanding the Earth's history.

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 ...

SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY
COURSE SYLLABUS Instructor Information Dr. Thomas Hickson e-mail: tahickson@stthomas.edu Purpose of the Course Broadly-speaking, the purpose of this course is to teach you how to think like a geologist ...

Historical Geology
Yongli Gao, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Historical Geology is the study of the physical and biological processes which have shaped our Earth over the past 4.6 billion years. This course will present an overview of the methods and disciplines employed to ...

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Tom Hickson, University of St. Thomas (MN)
This course covers the basics of fluid flow and sediment transport, sedimentary structures and textures, and-forming the bridge between modern landforms and ancient rocks-depositional sedimentary environments. The ...

Understanding Science 101
Judith Scotchmoor, University of California Museum of Paleontology
Understanding Science is a freely accessible web-based resurce that provides a new approach for teaching the nature and process of science.

Introduction to Paleontology
Karen Koy, Missouri Western State University
A review of major principles and techniques in paleontology including but not limited to evolutionary relationships and processes, systematics, community analysis, and comparative anatomy of living organisms and ...

Principles of Paleontology
Pennilyn Higgins, University of Rochester
This course is designed to introduce the basic principles of paleontology - the study of fossil organisms in the geological record. Topics to be covered include: Taphonomy and the processes of fossilization; ...

Historical Geology
Pamela Gore, Georgia State University
This introductory online historical geology class teaches basic scientific principles like evolution and plate tectonics, then reviews Earth history from the Precambrian to the present day. The readings are online ...

The Evolution/Creation Debate
Tim Heaton, University of South Dakota
In this course students are exposed to the modern scientific theories of the earth and life and to the diverse brands of Christian creationism and how they measure up to scientific analysis. Students explore these ...

Paleontology and Stratigraphy
James Klaus, University of Miami
Upper-level undergraduate paleontology course that also covers a significant amount of stratigraphy

Paleontology
Julie Bartley, Gustavus Adolphus College; , University of West Georgia
Catalog Description: The life of the geologic past, including the application of the study of fossils to evolution processes, paleoecology, and biostratigraphy. Laboratories will emphasize invertebrates including ...

Paleontology and Stratigraphy
Allison Tumarkin-Deratzian, Temple University
This course introduces the major groups of modern and fossil invertebrates and the fundamental concepts of stratigraphy. Students will develop and employ a variety of field and laboratory skills while investigating ...