EARTH 142 - From Stars to Stones
Section: 001
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
FYSem
Credit Exclusions:
Those with credit for GEOSCI 114 or EARTH 114 may only elect EARTH 142 for 2 credits.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
High school math and science. Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar starts from stellar evolution and the formation of the elements in stars, and ends at the formation of terrestrial planets from these elements and their early evolution (especially the Earth). Students learn cosmochemical and geochemical concepts and methods and apply them to several theme topics. Though factual knowledge is an important part of the course, emphasis is on how scientists study and solve problems and how science progresses using historical examples.

EARTH 142 - From Stars to Stones
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
28480
Open
4
7Y1
-
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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ISBN: 0674838661
From stone to star : a view of modern geology, Author: Claude Allegre ; translated by Deborah Kurmes Van Dam., Publisher: Harvard University Press 1st Harvar 1992
Optional
ISBN: 9780691140063
How to build a habitable planet : the story of Earth from the big bang to humankind, Author: Charles H. Langmuir & Wally Broecker., Publisher: Princeton University Press Rev. and e
Required
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