West Virginia University

Geology 103, Earth Through Time, 2016

Dr. Thomas Kammer

email address:  tkammer "at" wvu.edu

Learning from the fossil record.


Fun Videos

Fossil Rock Anthem

Geology - Brad Paisley - 5/10/2014

Earth History in 60 seconds

Darwin Videos shown in class

Your inner fish: Neil Shubin on Colbert Report, 1-15-08

"Your Inner Fish" on PBS

Guiness "Evolution" video

Homer Simpson "evolves"

If Jurassic Park Were In Different Geological Eras



 Click here for Lecture Outlines 

Click here for PowerPoint Presentations


Clicker Questions from Test 1 materials

Clicker Questions from Test 2 materials

Clicker Questions from Test 3 materials

Clicker Questions from Test 4 materials


 PRACTICE TESTS - Examples of the kinds of questions on the tests. Not the actual questions, however!

Test 1

Test 2

Test 3

Test 4


Careers in Geoscience 






Data Information

Geologic Time Scale: a must know for each student

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Timeline for Vertebrate Evolution

Classification of Reptiles and Dinosaurs

T. rex shakes for his lunch

Classification of Mammals

Cool Web Sites

West Virginia Fossils www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/www/museum/musefoss.htm

Dr. Kammer's 1999 Dominion Post Editorial: Science and Cr**tionism

Dr. Kammer's Teaching Page

Dr. Kammer's homepage

Updated: December 10, 2015