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Intro To Geology: An Overview Of Planet Earth

Geology 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 introductory course outlines the formation of the Earth in the context of the formation of the Universe and Solar System. It examines the history of the Earth and of the Moon and its formation. Course content includes an examination of the properties of the Earth, its dynamic activities, its rocks and minerals and fossils, and the uses of rocks and minerals. An examination of the careers that are associated with geology is included.