GOL 106 - Historical Geology at Southside Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2021-05-01

Traces the evolution of the earth and life through time. Presents scientific theories of the origin of the earth and life and interprets rock and fossil record.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

GOL 106 is designed to assist students in understanding the history and evolution of their physical and natural world. Students enhance their observational and critical thinking skills through the analysis and interpretation of physical and graphical data. This course covers the origins of the solar system and evolution of Earth's structure, the relationship between life and surface conditions, and the types of life that have inhabited Earth in the past.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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