Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 2050 - Planetary Geology 4 s.h.

This course will explore the origin, composition, evolution and geological diversity of Earth as a planet and make comparisons with other bodies that make up the universe, including other planets in the solar system, moons, comets, asteroids, and exoplanets. Processes associated with Earth’s celestial context such as lunar phases, eclipses, seasons, climatic variations, and tides will be examined as well. For pre-service teachers, this course addresses the Space Systems content from the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards in addition to Disciplinary Core Ideas and Cross-Cutting Concepts related to History of Earth, and Earth Systems. A-E Only. Offered summer and possibly fall semesters.
Prerequisite(s): GEOL 1015  or GEOL 1020 .