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Petrology and Plate Tectonics
Allen Glazner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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 ...

Introduction to the Geosciences
Leslie Reid, University of Calgary
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 ...

Online Physical Geology for Educators 710 (graduate level)
Ann Holmes, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Graduate level Physical Geology for Educators Course description: Earth's internal structure, plate tectonics, the rock cycle, weathering and earth materials, natural resources, geochemical cycles and the ...

Python Programming for Earth Science Students
Lisa Tauxe, University of California-San Diego
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
Mike Brudzinski, Miami University-Oxford
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 ...

Untold Stories in Geosciences: Social and Historical Contexts of the Development of Geosciences as a Discipline
Jeemin Rhim, Dartmouth College
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 ...

Introductory Graduate Seminar
Donna Whitney, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
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 ...

Introduction to Mineralogy
Catherine Macris, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
This is a hybrid-traditional course, involving face to face laboratory sessions, asynchronous online work, and synchronous online instruction/activities.

Geoscience Field Issues Using High-Resolution Topography to Understand Earth Surface Processes
Sharon Bywater-Reyes, University of Northern Colorado; Beth Pratt-Sitaula, EarthScope Consortium
The objective of the course is to train students in manual and remote sensing methods of topographic data collection, including 1) GPS/GNSS surveys, 2) structure from motion (SfM), and 3) ground-based (terrestrial ...

Applied GIS
Jo Martin, Oberlin College; Amanda Schmidt, Oberlin College
This is an introductory GIS course that consists almost entirely of in-class exercises using the ArcGIS software to solve various earth science problems. Students gain experience with finding, downloading and ...