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A cross-section through the Earth

One of the first things I do in my introductory geology class is talk about the structure of the Earth. Knowing the names, composition and physical properties of the different layers is an important foundation for the rest of the … Continue reading

Categories: basics, geology, geophysics, planets, teaching

Environmental Earth Science in the News – Spring semester 2016 compilation

Students in GEOL 21062, Spring 2016, at Kent State University have been sharing interesting news stories with me all semester long. Here’s our complilation. Hopefully these are interesting things for other people too! Continue reading

Categories: climate science, environment, links, society, teaching

Environmental Earth Science in the News Roundup #6

As the semester winds down, the relevance of Environmental Earth Science to topics in the news keeps going strong. Thanks to the students for finding these great connections. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, environment, society, teaching

Environmental Earth Science in the News Roundup #5

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Environmental Earth Science in the News Roundup #4

A week of earth system interactions, charismatic critters, and consequences of societal and inividual choices in this week’s news roundup. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, teaching