Weekly posts for ESCI 100. See course notes and syllabus pages for outline, topics, requirements, and deadlines.
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Author Archives: Mark Wilson
Hard to believe we’re already in the fourth week. We are a class behind because of our “too cold for school” day, but we’ll gradually catch up. With this online material I’ll pretend we’re on schedule! We will begin with … Continue reading
We’ll start the week finishing the biological basis of evolution, and then work into physical origins. Please review the links from last week, especially on DNA. Here’s a cool YouTube video of the “known universe” produced by the American Museum … Continue reading
Remember that Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. There will be no classes. Instead, how about attending a Justice Dialogue session or three? See you there. Lots of material this week. Note that you do not need to … Continue reading
Geologic time is a fascinating topic. It is so unimaginably long it has been called “deep time”. Please learn the Geologic Time Scale as soon as possible because it is the chronological language of this course. Because you certainly don’t … Continue reading