Earth and Environmental Science Courses

Instructed by

Adam M. Davis, Ph.D.
Naturalist, Geologist, and Geographic Information Systems Specialist

Earth Science
Overview of the earth sciences: Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography

Environmental Science
Environmental issues that are harming us today and threatening the natural resources of future generations

Geography of Indiana
Regional geography course focusing on the State of Indiana

Geographic Information Systems
A hands on course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) methods and applications

Physical Geology
Overview of what the earth is made of and the forces that change and shape it

A study of the earth's oceans

Trees and other woody plants.

Physical Geography
Introduction to the Earth System - Bedrock, Soils, Waters, Oceans, Atmosphere, Weather, Climate, and Ecological relationships

Natural Hazards
Earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, landslides, tornadoes

Introduction to weather elements, and cause and effect of atmospheric conditions

Evolution of the Earth/Historical Geology
Changes of the earth through time: continental drift, evolution of life, mountain building events, climate change, dinosaurs

Rock Forming Minerals
Investigations of Rocks and Minerals in the field, lab, and classroom