Weekly posts for Geology 100. See course notes and syllabus pages for outline, topics, requirements, and deadlines.
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Our topic this week is the rise of animal life and the early development of marine communities. A good place to start on the Web is at Queen’s University’s Ediacaran fauna page. (Canadians are big on the earliest rocks and … Continue reading
Hard to believe we’re already in the fourth week. We will begin with continued discussions of origins, especially hypotheses about the origin of life. Please be sure to look at the links listed for last week on this topic. We … 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
Lots of material this week. Note that you do not need to read every word of every source. These are supplementary resources for your understanding of the topics. Start with a good definition of evolution, for you will soon see … Continue reading