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GLG 1211 Historical Geology Laboratory

Rates of change, age dating, fossils, depositional environments, stratigraphy, correlation, facies, and interpretation of geologic maps. This is a face-to-face laboratory and must be taken concurrently with Historical Geology.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Geology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: GLG 1101 AND GLG 1111 


  • Demonstrate the proper and safe use of tools/equipment and apply their use in new situations; be able to follow directions; be able to recall/recognize which tools/processes should be used in a given situation.
  • Apply the use of tools/equipment, prerequisite knowledge/skills and follow procedure in order to correctly: 1) identify paleoenvironments and fossils and 2) interpret geologic maps. Be able to follow new procedures and correctly use tools to: 1) calculate rates of change and rock/event ages and 2) conduct stratigraphic, facies and correlative analyses.
  • 1) adapt and function productively in a diverse group peers; 2) improve ability to respect and combine ideas from differing viewpoints; 3) improve group listening/communication skills; 4) ensure full involvement by all group members. Work collaboratively as 'real-world' scientists in small group settings.

Credit Hours: 0