Richard Harwood's Courses

Geology

Geography

Astronomy

Environmental Science

Physical Geology 101

Physical Geology 101

A study of the earth's composition and forces which affect it; minerals, rocks, weathering, erosion, volcanism, structure, earthquakes and plate tectonics.

Historical Geology 102

Historical Geology 102

A study of the origin, evolution and 4.6 billion year history of the earth, as interpreted from the evidence in rock sequences and fossils.

Astronomy 101

Astronomy 101

A study of the major features of the solar system: the sun, structure and motions of the planets, comets, planetesimals, and origin and evolution of the solar system.

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Short Subjects

Global Warming
SI - Metric Units
Geologic Time Scale
Periodic Table of Elements
Longitude and Latitude
Orbital Eccentricity
Countries of the World
Why Geography Matters
Atlas of Igneous Rocks
Atlas of Sedimentary Rocks
Atlas of Metamorphic Rocks


World Population

U.S. Population

U.S. Oil Usage

July, 2013 Daily Average:
     19.539 million barrels

The U.S. used 20.87% of world's daily oil demand in 2012.


Current Radar


Global Average Temperature

2013: 14.68°C
2012: 14.56°C
2011: 14.35°C
2010: 14.64°C
2009: 14.53°C
2008: 14.55°C
2007: 14.41°C
2006: 14.53°C
2005: 14.61°C
2004: 14.65°C
2003: 14.48°C
2002: 14.51°C
2001: 14.58°C
2000: 14.15°C

Source: NOAA NCDC

Physical Geography 101

Physical Geography 101

A study of earth orbital factors affecting time, tides and seasons; climate, weather, soils and vegetation; interaction between Man and the natural resources.

Physical Geography 102

Physical Geography 102

A study of the natural forces, such as streams, glaciers, weathering, earthquakes and volcanism, which affect earth's crust and landforms.

Regional Geography 105

Regional Geography 105

A study of the cultural, economic, historical, political, environmental and physiographic features of Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asian and the Pacific.

Meteorology 106

Meteorology 106

An introduction to atmospheric science leading to a better understanding of day-to-day weather, including frontal systems and severe storms.

Environmental Science 102

Environmental Science 102

An introduction to ecology, biodiversity, food and soil resources, pollution, climate change, hydrocycle, and energy resources.

Physical Science 205

PS 205: Global Warming

Issues in Science, Technology and Society: A course which examines the science and evidence of global warming, and its impact on society.