Thunder Bay • Orillia

Honours Bachelor of Science (Chemistry Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S (TB) - Planet Earth

Geology 1110 Planet Earth
The course offers students the opportunity to better understand and appreciate the evolution and internal functions of the Earth through geological time. An overview of minerals and rocks is followed by discussion of internal processes including igneous activity, earthquakes and magnetism. The origin of continents, ocean basins and large scale structures is presented by applying the concepts of plate tectonics.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Environmental Studies 1111
Offering: 3-0; 0-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Geology 1111 or Environmental Studies 1111 or 1112 may not take Geology 1110 for credit.
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences