BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Earth Science

Part 1


Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Blaine W Greenhalgh MEd
Credits: 0.50

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In this course, students will learn about the science behind recent natural disasters involving hurricanes, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Students will also learn about the structure of our atmosphere and how it makes life on earth possible. This is the first course in a two-part Earth Science series (EARTH 041 and EARTH 043).

Course Content:

1. The Atmosphere
2. The Weather
3. The World of Water
4. Water--Its Use and Abuse
5. A Theory of the Earth
6. Plate Motion and Effects
7. The Trembling Earth
8. Earthquakes and People
9. Volcanoes
10. The Climate System

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.
Required Materials Cost
   Earth 041 - DVD     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition