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Ever since our ancestors ventured onto the African savanna, human beings have searched, explored, and wondered about the world. Nowadays, and certainly for most, science is the vehicle that takes us along a path towards understanding nature. It can bring us from sub-atomic realms to the most distant galaxies. Largely through the discipline of geology, science allows us to push back the mists of time and peer into a past measured in billions of years, and aptly referred to as “Deep Time.” Climb on board! This is a journey of discovery—we'll learn about the origins of science and geology itself, to our planet’s oceans, atmosphere, and crust. The focus then turns to how geologists have probed the rise and fall of the Rocky Mountains, and we conclude by considering not only the power of science but also acknowledging its inherent price and responsibility. Certificate earners demonstrate proficiency through a few short assessments and discussion prompts and are prepared to teach or apply the material....

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By Charles B

Jun 22, 2022

Excellent course very well presented by Alan Lester -loved his enthusiasm and lucid explanation of concepts. Strongly recommended.

By Mubariz H

Nov 15, 2022

It was a quite interesting and excellent course.

By Patrick C

Jul 29, 2022

The course content and professor were amazing!

By Benona S

Oct 17, 2022

Good course.