glg220 | undergraduate
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Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate Change
- Explain the dynamics of the ocean.
- Determine the relationship of plate tectonics to the features on the ocean floor.
- Explain the dynamics of the atmosphere.
- Describe the effects of climate change on the environment.
- Examine Earth’s resources.
- Analyze the effects of using Earth’s resources.
Introduction to Geology, Earth Materials, and Geologic Time
- Identify minerals and rocks.
- Explain the rock cycle.
- Recognize the role of fossils to geologic time.
Earth’s Internal Processes – the Engine Within
- Describe the earth’s interior.
- Describe the theory of plate tectonics.
- Analyze the relationship of plate tectonics to earthquakes, volcanoes, metamorphism, and mountain building.
Surficial Processes; Sculpting the Earth’s Surface
- Examine the hydrologic cycle.
- Analyze the interaction of the hydrologic cycle with earth materials.
- Distinguish among the weathering and mass wasting processes in sculpturing the Earth’s surface.
- Recognize how glaciers, deserts, and wind play a role in sculpturing the Earth’s surface.
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