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Introduction to the Geosciences part of Course Design: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 ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Physical Geology

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 ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level, Geologic Hazards
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Introduction to Earth and Environmental Science (SIO 50) part of Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
The course is an introduction to how our planet works, focusing on the formation and evolution of the solid earth, the dynamic nature of earth systems, and the environmental issues pertinent to society. Students ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Earth Science
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GEO 303 Introduction to Geology part of Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
GEO 303 is a comprehensive survey of geological science that includes physical and historical geology in one semester. Emeritus UT geology professor, Leon E. Long, designed GEO 303 and has taught the course in our ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Earth Science
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Physical Geography - The Atmosphere part of Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
The topical focus of GEOG 2050 "Physical Geography: The Atmosphere" includes: (1) basic concepts in atmospheric science, including atmospheric structure and composition, energy balances, and atmospheric ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Physical Geography
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Our Dynamic Weather part of Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
"Our Dynamic Weather" explores the nature of weather and how and why it changes. It describes how atmospheric scientists display and interpret weather information and use that information to identify ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Meteorology
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Introduction to Geologic Field Methods part of Course Design:Goals Database
This course is designed to give students repeated practice in field mapping methods - for students in areas without huge exposures of great outcrops (e.g., Missouri). Every class meeting, the students will be asked ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Earth Science

Investigating Earth part of Course Design:Goals Database
In this introduction to physical geology course, we explore rocks exposed near campus, and do our best to interpret the processes that formed them.

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Physical Geology

Geology 101- Introductory Geology part of Introductory Courses:Courses
This is an a Physical Geology course that focuses upon geologic processes and features with emphasis on using plate tectonics as an example of the scientific method in practice.

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Physical Geology, Intro Level

Field studies, Central California part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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 ...

Course Type: Intro Level: Intro Level:Physical Geology, Intro Level