Earth Science 1140 - Fundamentals of Earth Science

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

An introduction to the study of the Earth as a planet. Topics from the disciplines of astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and geology are explored to develop an appreciation of our planet as an integrated system. Includes analyses of the dynamic processes of the Earth's interior, surface, oceans, atmosphere, and astronomical surroundings. Prerequisite: Math 0481 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent qualifying score on math placement test.4 Credit Hours

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COURSE MEDIA

Planet Earth video series (seven one-hour programs)

ORIENTATION/ATTENDANCE

Orientation is required.

EVALUATION/GRADING

Six exams, thirteen laboratory exercises

COURSE OUTLINE

Unit

Required Text

Video Tapes

Laboratory Exercise

Exam Number 

1

Chapters 1 & 19

7

22, 23

1

2

Chapters 2 & 4

4 & 6

21, 18, 12

2

3

Chapters 5 & 6

1

10, 8

3

4

Chapters 3 & 7

5

1, 2

4

 Chapters 8 & 10

 2

 9, 11

 5

6

 Chapters 11 & 12

 3

 14, 15

 6

 

 

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