Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify minerals and rocks
2. estimate the origin of minerals nad rocks and rock weathering processes
3. estimate the geological origin of soils.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Composition of earth - geothermal gradient. Forces acting on earth, surface and inherent. Tectonic geology-layers-folds, geological maps - geological profiles. Rocks and minerals. Mineral identification. First order minerals, second order minerals. Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary rocks. Rock weathering. Soil erosion-geological, accelerated.
minerals, rocks, igneous, metamorphic, sentimentary