Ever since our ancestors ventured onto the African savanna, human beings have searched, explored, and wondered about the world. Today, science is the vehicle that takes us along a path toward understanding nature. Through the discipline of geology, science allows us to push back the mists of time and peer into a past measured in billions of years, aptly referred to as “Deep Time.” In this online geology course, you will learn more about the underpinnings of geology and deep time through the application of geological data, models, and investigations. You will also look at evidence supporting the age of the earth and review the geologic story of the Rocky Mountains.
By completing this course, you will be able to: