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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, ...

Introductory Graduate Seminar part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This is a course for first-semester graduate students, with the following aims: (1) introduce the varied research being done by different groups in the department; (2) help new grad students develop and strengthen ...

Environmental Science Professional Development Course part of E-STEM:Professional Development
This professional development course features students engaging with a variety of local scientists, researchers and other professionals in environmental disciplines. Students learned about environmental science ...

Environmental Science Professional Development Seminar part of E-STEM:Professional Development
This two-unit seminar is for undergraduate Environmental Science and Studies students. The primary goal is to spend time thinking about what environmental science looks like out in the "real world." What ...

Environmental Science Professional Development Workshop part of E-STEM:Professional Development
The professional development workshops facilitates student skill development in applying for internships while introducing them to internships accessible to 2YC students.

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 ...

Petrology and Plate Tectonics part of 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 ...

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 ...

Seismology Skill Building Workshop for Undergraduates part of Teach the Earth:Courses
The COVID-19 pandemic led to the suspension of many summer research opportunities for STEM students. In response, the IRIS Education and Outreach program, in collaboration with Miami University, offered a free ...

Sarah Fortner: Teaching A Growing Concern in Geology of the Critical Zone at Wittenberg University part of A Growing Concern
This course will give students experience employing the scientific method. Laboratories will include fieldwork and inquiry-based activities. Students will also conduct research on environmental issues within their community and be responsible for conducting a community outreach project. This semester that will include evaluating potential urban wetland sites on vacant city lots. Activities & lectures will encourage interaction and discussion between students. Students will solve problems and work together as real scientists do over memorizing facts (e.g. definitions and equations) that can easily be looked-up.

Martha Murphy: Teaching A Growing Concern in Introduction to Environmental Science at Santa Rosa Junior College part of A Growing Concern
ENVS 12 is an introduction to environmental issues from a scientific perspective, focusing on physical, chemical, and biological processes within the Earth system, the interaction between humans and these processes, and the role of science in finding sustainable solutions. Topics include contemporary environmental issues related to resource use, pollution, and human population growth.

Hannah Scherer: Teaching A Growing Concern in Ecological Agriculture at Virginia Tech part of A Growing Concern
Ecological Agriculture presents an overview of historic and modern agricultural practices. Surveys the principles of ecology in the context of managed ecosystems, civic agriculture, and food systems. Explores ecologically based practices and their use in holistic and integrated agricultural systems.

First Year Graduate Seminar part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This course is intended to be an introduction to the department, graduate school and a launch pad for students' professional careers. Graduate education gives students the opportunity to develop new skills, ...

Introduction to Mineralogy part of Teach the Earth:Courses
This is a hybrid-traditional course, involving face to face laboratory sessions, asynchronous online work, and synchronous online instruction/activities.

Structural Geology with Field Geology lab part of Teach the Earth:Courses
In this majors-level course students learn how to 1) collect data for structural and tectonic analyses, 2) synthesize and analyze these data to generate and test hypotheses, and 3) apply these structural and ...

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 ...

Introduction to the Geosciences part of Goals Database
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 ...

Paleoclimatology part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
This course introduces students to the methods of paleoclimatology and provides a survey of major climatic events over the history of the Earth. The course incorporates journal articles and web resources to teach ...

Course profile: Quantitative Natural Hazards part of Strong Geoscience Departments:Degree Programs:Courses
Arlo Weil, Bryn Mawr 200-level general science course, 16-30 students. Information for this profile was provided by Arlo Weil in 2007. Jump down to Overview and Context * Course Content * Connecting to the Future ...

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 ...