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Course descriptions for teaching geoscientific thinking

These course descriptions were submitted by faculty in preparation for the Teaching the Methods of Geoscience workshop in June 2012. In some cases, participants submitted a supplement calling out the ways in which the course explicitly addressed teaching geoscientific thinking for a course they had previously submitted.

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Introduction to Geology
Sean Cornell, Texas Water Development Board
The course covers basic concepts in geology and engages students in hands-on, learning activities integrated with lecture and field experiences. Small group lab activities (mineral identification, rock ...

Advanced Structural Geology
Kim Hannula, Fort Lewis College
This is an advanced course in structural geology, including discussion and lab. The course is focused around exploration of structural geology modeling software.

Using Scientific Data For Multi-Disciplinary Science Instruction (PD for K-12 Teachers)
Amy Ellwein, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory; Matthew Nyman, Oregon State University
Using Scientific Data is a professional development course for in-service K-12 teachers focused on climate change and Earth system science that also explores how climate concepts can be incorporated into courses ...

Investigative Science I and III
Jennifer Anderson, Winona State University
This is a two-semester sequence that covers science content for elementary education majors(preK-8). Investigative Science I: "Physical Science in your Environment" covers Nature of Science, Physics, and ...

Geoscience Fundamentals
Barbara Bekken, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Geoscience Fundamentals is a workshop-style course that introduces sophomore-level geoscience majors to very basic philosophical, methodological, and historical foundations of the geosciences. As described in the ...

Geologic Disasters and the Enviroment
Kaatje Kraft, Whatcom Community College
Kaatje Kraft, Department of Physical Sciences, Mesa Community College.This page is a supplement to the original course description found hereShort description of the course:This course teaches the essentials of ...

Advanced Field Geology
Steve Reynolds, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
This is a field-based course, taught during four weekends, spread out over the semester. Each trip generally visits a different locality in order to expose students to diverse types of geology, everything from ...

Field studies, Central California
Becca Walker, Mt. San Antonio College
Field studies of Central California is an introductory field geology course for community college students. Students meet for 3 hours per week of lecture, take one 4-day field trip to the Eastern Sierras to study ...

Physical Geology
Joel Aquino, Gainesville State College
This course, Physical Geology, is a college-level introductory course whose general aim is to provide an "overall" perspective about earth science. It is never meant to be comprehensive in scope but ...

Physical Geology Laboratory
Beth Dushman, Del Mar College
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 ...

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