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EARTH 5: Geokids: Earth Sciences Education

Service learning through the Geokids program. Eight weeks of supervised teaching to early elementary students about Earth sciences. Hands-on teaching strategies for science standards-based instruction.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Saltzman, J. (PI)

EARTH 15: Living on the Edge (GEOLSCI 5)

A weekend field trip along the Pacific Coast. Tour local beaches, geology, and landforms with expert guides from the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. Enjoy a BBQ dinner and stay overnight in tents along the coast. Get to know faculty and graduate students in Stanford Earth. Transportation, meals, and camping equipment are provided at no cost to student participants. Requirements: Three campus meetings (two pre-trip, one post-trip) and weekend field trip (Spring Quarter: Section 01, April 26-27 OR Section 02, May 2-3). Enrollment limited to 25 per weekend. Freshman and sophomores have priority. If you are interested in signing up for the course, complete this form: https://forms.gle/LDADwFLivDERmZNA8. The form will open February 9, 2020.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1

EARTH 100: Research Preparation for Undergraduates

For undergraduates planning to conduct research during the summer with faculty in the School of Earth, Energy & EnvironmentaL Sciences. Readings, oral presentations, proposal development. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

EARTH 126Z: Hard Earth: Stanford Graduate-Student Talks Exploring Tough Environmental Dilemmas (CEE 126Z)

No longer just a future possibility, climate change is a present reality altering life around the world, The spring 2020 series of Hard Earth will feature biweekly talks by graduate students whose research plumbs climate change¿s already-occurring global impacts on human income and conflict, on food supplies, and on other aspects of life. On alternate weeks, students who enroll in the full Hard Earth series as a one-unit course ( CEE 126Z | EARTH 126Z) will meet to discuss the prior week¿s talk. The series will culminate in a talk by a non-student expert in the subject.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1

EARTH 131: Pathways in Sustainability Careers (EARTHSYS 131)

Interactive, seminar-style sessions expose students to diverse career pathways in sustainability. Professionals from a variety of careers discuss their work, their career development and decision-points in their career pathways, as well as life style aspects of their choices.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1

EARTH 165H: Big Earth Hackathon Wildland Fire Challenge (CEE 165H, CEE 265H, EARTH 265H)

Participate in Stanford's Big Earth Hackathon challenge on wildland fires by finding an innovative solution to wildland fire prediction, prevention, and/or evacuation. Students work in self-organized diverse teams of 2-4 students in weeks 1-8, with a final presentation of the work on Friday May 29. The teams will spend the first few weeks designing their specific team problem/scope/goals under one of three primary areas of focus. Guidance in the design and solution processes will be provided by faculty, industry and/or community leaders. Workshops in data analysis, programming, GIS, and fundamental issues related to wildfires will be provided at the start of the quarter to give students tools and insights to define and tackle problems.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3

EARTH 193: Natural Perspectives: Geology, Environment, and Art (EARTHSYS 193)

Multi-day field trip that combines exploration of regional geology, ecology, and environmental history with guided drawing exercises in the Eastern Sierra Nevada of California. We¿ll visit several sites of geologic and environmental interest, discuss their formation and significance, and use drawing as tool for close observation. Students will gain an understanding of the natural processes shaping California, acquire new skills and techniques for artistic expression, and gain an appreciation for how scientific and aesthetic perspectives complement and enhance one another in the study of nature. No previous scientific or artistic experience is required. Preference for freshmen and sophomores. If you are interested in signing up for the course, complete this pre-registration form: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9RF2rDopROzwOxf
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

EARTH 197: Human-Centered Design Methods in Data Science (CME 197)

In today's society, the most pressing data science problems we face exist in a complex sociotechnical ecosystem and cannot be solved using the numbers alone. In this five-week short course, students will learn how to apply human-centered design methods to solve data science problems and how to pair traditional data with a diversity of other types of data to redefine problems and gain innovative insight. The course will focus on empathy-based frameworks to analyze data, problem definition and redefinition, and ideation. Additional skills in critique and storytelling will also be covered. Classes will be highly interactive and team-based. This course will offer skills in support of the teams working toward the Big Earth Hackathon Wildland Fire challenge ( CEE 265H, EARTH 165H, EARTH 265H).
Terms: Spr | Units: 1
Instructors: Syal, S. (PI)

EARTH 200B: Your Personal Development

Success in both your professional and personal life requires emotional, financial, and social intelligence. This course is designed to build on those soft skills that will better prepare you to successfully navigate your life. Develop skills in areas ranging from emotional intelligence, decision making courage, living well under pressure, managing procrastination, conflict resolution, relationship building, influencing, ethics & integrity, and financial literacy.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Yau, A. (PI)

EARTH 200P: Your Professional Development Practicum

Developing a strong portfolio of skills and tools takes resources and partners. This practicum enables the freedom to explore and develop a specific component of your professional portfolio with instructor support. You will set a professional development goal at the start of the quarter and then build a self-directed set of experiences that engage on-campus resources, professional society opportunities, and/or external partners to explore and develop new skills. Completion will include reflection on the experience, feedback from peers and mentors, and a concrete product that expands your professional ¿toolkit.¿ This practicum is recommended for latter stage graduate students, or following completion of Earth 200A.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
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