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Introduction to Environmental Earth Science @ UNI - Dr. Heinzel

Syllabus Fall 2020

Final Lecture Exam = Tuesday, May 5, 1 to 2:50 , Latham Hall Rm. 101

Links = Week one - The Scientific Method , even better try this or this Hypotheses Versus Theories

Coursework

Week 1 - A historical perspective -Handout = EnviroPeople , Slides =

Week 2 - Matter, energy and environmental change - Handout =, Slides =

Week 3 - Human population and ecologic biodiversity - Handout =, Slides =

Week 4 - Climate change - Handout =, Slides =

Week 5 - Minerals. rocks and mining

Week 6 - Landscapes and soils

Week 7 - Groundwater - Resources and contamination

Week 8 - Watersheds THEN EXAM 1

Week 9 - Non-renewable energy - Coal, oil and gas

Resources

Iowa Geological and Water Survey

United States Geological Survey

Relevant Podcasts

Environmental education Talk of Iowa

Climate Change and our National Parks

Changing Climate Means Changing Oceans