• Introduction to Geology - An Overview of Planet Earth SCI 9024

    Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn description: Geology is the most exciting and hands-on of the sciences. It is the study of a dynamic Earth that is changing on a daily basis due to tectonic activity, volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides, meteorite strikes, tsunami and more. This course is an ‘Introduction to Geology’ and it outlines the formation of the Earth – in context of the formation of the Universe and Solar System. It examines the history of the Earth and of the Moon and its formation. This is followed by an examination of the properties of the Earth, its dynamic activities, its rocks and minerals and fossils and the uses of rocks and minerals. The course closes with an examination of the careers that are associated with Geology.

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