2010_Summer_HOL_Syllabus_M_W

2010_Summer_HOL_Syllabus_M_W - The History of Life GEOLOGY...

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The History of Life GEOLOGY 105-01 Course Schedule Number: M-W (90455) Spring: MW 1315-1715 Thornton Hall Room 429 Guide: Ocean Matt Horrigan Office Location: Thornton Hall 505 PHONE: (415) 405-3474 E-MAIL: sabu@sfsu.edu Required Text: Visualizing Earth History by Loren E. Babcock, 1 st Ed. Office Hours: TTH 1715-1815, or by appt. Course Objectives: This 3-Unit general education course looks at 4 billion years of life on Earth, primarily by looking at death as preserved in the fossil record. Emphasis is on the diversity of life during each of the geologic eras and topics will include the origin of life, evolution, and major extinctions that appear to have happened repeatedly over time. In addition, we examine how life is affected by such things as: geological processes, such as plate tectonics; variety of habitat and environment, such as lagoons vs. beaches; and the visible effects of climate change. Class Protocol and Guide’s Expectations:
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