Courses with a focus on Geologic Time
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Brad Hubeny, Salem State University
This is the second class for majors. It also can serve as the second class of a two class science distribution requirement for non-science majors. The prerequisite it Physical Geology.
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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Yongli Gao, East Tennessee State University
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 ...
Maria Kelly, Edmonds Community College
Melissa Lobegeier, Middle Tennessee State University
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 ...
Introduction to Geology
Sheila Roberts, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
The earth; physical and historical geology; including economic, social and environmental aspects. Not open to geology majors and minors. Credit allowed for no more than one: GEOL 1000, GEOL 1010, GEOL 1040. ...
The Earth's Climate System
Louisa Bradtmiller, Macalester College
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 ...
Search for Our Past
Christina Belanger, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
"Search for Our Past" is an introductory Earth history course. The first third of the course focuses on methods of exploring Earth history through discussions of hypothesis testing and paper-based geology ...
The Evolving Earth
Qusheng Jin, University of Oregon
This course introduces fascinating topics of evolution: from big bang to the birth of our mother planet, arise of O2 and its deep impact on evolution, appearance of first drop of water and life, sea monsters and ...
Steve Leslie, James Madison University
Katrin Monecke, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
The main purpose of this class is to understand how the Earth's surface, climate and life have changed over geological time periods and that we are living on an ever changing planet.
Geobiology and the History of Life
Leif Tapanila, University of Utah
Principles of paleontology as applied to problems in geology and biology; a wide spectrum of fossil organisms will be covered in the course with an emphasis on invertebrate animals. Consideration is given to ...
Rowan Lockwood, College of William and Mary
Paleontology is the study of the history of life and ancient environments. Historically, the practice of paleontology has focused on the description and classification of fossil species. This approach has undergone ...
Invertebrate Paleontology 353
Ann Holmes, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, The
A 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory introduction to invertebrate paleontology. It is taught every other year. I use Prothero's Bringing Fossils to Life text and have no lab manual.
Regional Geology Field Trip
Benjamin Dattilo, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Field investigation of selected regions of North America for study of mineralogic, lithologic, stratigraphic, structural, paleontologic, geomorphological, or other geological relationships. Six to fifteen days in ...