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EARTH 1C: Know Your Planet: Science Outside

One of the most important ways to learn about the world is to go out and explore it. Over the course of two day-long field trips during the weekend of May 11 & 12, students will learn and implement hands-on skills for conducting research outdoors in the natural environment. No previous field-work experience necessary. By focusing on the local geology, geomorphology, soils, ecology, and marine biology surrounding the Stanford campus, we will use careful observation, standard methods for data collecting, and analytical tools to answer fundamental questions about earth and ecosystem function. Along the way, we will also practice basic skills, from hiking to critical thinking, essential for conducting science outside of the controlled environment of the lab. This class is all about learning by doing, so be prepared to get your hands dirty and your feet wet while enjoying the sunshine and fresh air. In addition to the field weekend, this class also includes a mandatory pre-trip evening meeting. Enrollment is limited to 20 students; preference given to freshmen and sophomores; interested students must complete this form: https://goo.gl/forms/p3cEpvGJvjI9EaTm2
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

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 (Autumn Quarter: Section 01, October 26-27; Section 02, November 2-3; OR Section 03, November 16-17). Enrollment limited to 25 per weekend. Freshman have priority. If you are interested in signing up for the course, complete this form: https://forms.gle/bwLLH5RfXSu4bFo27. The form will open August 1, 2019.
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: Development's Dilemmas (CEE 126Z)

History has shown us that economic development brings environmental tradeoffs. This Spring, the 'Hard Earth Speaker Series' will feature Stanford graduate students who are researching sustainability dilemmas. They will challenge the existing principles of sustainable development, explore unsuccessful attempts of the past, and chart new and innovative paths forward. This class features lectures and discussion sections in alternating weeks.
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 191: Stanford EARTH Field Courses (GEOLSCI 191)

Four- to seven-day field trips to locations of geologic and environmental interest. Includes trips offered during Thanksgiving and Spring breaks. May be repeated for credit. The Winter 2019 trip is over Spring Break (March 23-29, 2019) in Owens Valley and Death Valley. If you are interested in participating in this course, complete this form: https://goo.gl/forms/B4uvL3JEqikEUDQ33. For general questions about the course, contact Ryan Petterson (rypett@stanford.edu). For questions about enrollment, contact Alyssa Ferree (aferree@stanford.edu).
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

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 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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