glg230 | undergraduate
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Introduction to Historical Geology and Geologic Time
- Define historical geology.
- Determine relative geologic time using the principles of earth history.
- Identify earth materials within the rock cycle.
- Apply relative and absolute geologic time.
Classification and Evolution of Life on Earth
- Classify the ecology of life.
- Describe fossils and how they form.
- Determine evolutionary and phylogenetic patterns.
Earth and its Dynamic Evolution!
- Compare plate tectonics to the evolution of the earth.
- Determine the origin of the universe and solar system.
- Identify the scientific explanation of the origin of life.
- Compare modern and ancient sedimentary environments.
Proterozoic and Paleozoic Time
- Recognize the evolution of Proterozoic and Paleozoic cratons.
- Identify the development of the early atmosphere and oceans.
- Describe the Proterozoic and Paleozoic climate and life.
Mesozoic and Cenozoic Time
- Describe Mesozoic and Cenozoic climate and tectonics.
- Assess the evolution and extinction of the dinosaurs.
- Assess the evolution of mammals.
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