|Unit name||Earth Evolution|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
|Available as student elective?||%asset_metadata_unit.AvailableAsElective_value^empty:No%|
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Outline major scientific theories and ideas on the geological and geobiological history of Earth
Identify fossils, rocks and minerals, including those associated with Earth resources and underpinning models of how metalliferous and some energy resources form and are discovered
Describe how human activities influence surface and near surface environments on Earth
Hobart-on campus students:
1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (12 weeks), 3-hr lab weekly (13 weeks), 1 day excursion
Launceston and other students:
1 x 1-hr online tutorial weekly (12 weeks), 3 weekends of labs (weeks 4-8-12), 1 day excursion.
For all students - lectures will be available online.
ATT1 - Field skill test (10%)
ATT2 - Final theory exam in Nov (45%)
ATT3- Ten online quizzes (15%)
ATT4 - Practical assessment (30%),
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