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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CAHS 104 - General Physical Science (4)

An introductory survey course which explores the major concepts in geology, astronomy, and meteorology. Topics covered will include rocks and minerals, weathering and erosion, surface and groundwater, geologic time, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains; light and telescopes, the solar system, stars, nebulae, and galaxies; the origin of the universe; the basics of meteorology, and the effects of weather and climate. A combination of conceptual framework, practical applications, and problem solving will be utilized in the integrated laboratory and lecture course.