Lecture 1 - Welcome 2011

Lecture 1 - Welcome 2011 - :HOFRPH WR« Earth Sc/Envir Sc...

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Unformatted text preview: :HOFRPH WR«¡ Earth Sc/Envir Sc 1G03 EARTH & THE ENVIRONMENT John Who will be teaching you? 1G03 Instructional Team ¡ Carolyn Eyles ± Course instructor ¡ John Maclachlan ± Guest lecturer ¡ Lisa Leoni ± Instructional Assistant ¡ Teaching Assistants ± graduate students ± senior undergraduates Lisa Our objectives! ¡ To introduce you to concepts and skills fundamental to the disciplines of Earth & Environmental science ¡ To help you develop effective learning & scientific communication skills ¡ To provide you with the tools that will enable your future success ± at university and beyond ¡ To have fun! :KDW¶V LW DOO DERXW" ¡ Scientific study of planet Earth, its internal structure and the dynamic processes that operate within it and on its surface :KDW¶V LW DOO DERXW" ¡ Understanding the interactions between humans and the Earth ¡ Geology ± study of the Earth through examination of rocks, sediments and the processes that form them ,QWHUGLVFLSOLQDU\ FRXUVH LQYROYLQJ« ,QWHUGLVFLSOLQDU\ FRXUVH LQYROYLQJ«¡ ¢ Geomorphology ± examination of the (DUWK¶V VXUIDFH features and landforms and how they develop ¡ Environmental Science ,QWHUGLVFLSOLQDU\ FRXUVH LQYROYLQJ«¢ ± Application of science to practical issues related to human interactions with the environment What do you need for this course? ¡ Textbook ± Physical Geology & the Environment ¡ by Plummer, McGeary, Carlson, Eyles & Eyles (2007) 2 nd Canadian edition ¡ $134.95 new ¡ $ 101.25 used What do you need for this course? Lab Manual Envir Sc 1G03: Earth & the Environment Lab Manual $27.95 Lab supplies Metric graph paper, pencils, pens, eraser, ruler, calculator, clipboard for fieldwork How can I get information I need during the course ?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENV SCI 1G03 taught by Professor Padden during the Fall '11 term at McMaster University.

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Lecture 1 - Welcome 2011 - :HOFRPH WR« Earth Sc/Envir Sc...

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