West Virginia University

Geology 103, Earth Through Time, 2013

Dr. Thomas Kammer


Thinking of becoming a Geology major? Let's talk about it -- please make an appointment with me.

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

Guiness "Evolution" video

Homer Simpson "evolves"

 

Learning from the fossil record.

 

email address:  tkammer "at" wvu.edu

Syllabus

How to calculate clicker pts. for extra credit

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Careers in Geoscience 

www.agiweb.org/careers.html

www.agiweb.org/workforce/reports.html

www.earthscienceworld.org/careers/brochure.html

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/geoscientists.htm

Careers in Petroleum Geology www.aapg.org/careers/index.cfm

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

Best Site on Evolution: www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/

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

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

These practice tests are also available on eCampus.  You can take them as many times as you want and it will score your results.  These are just practice and the scores do not count.  The eCampus practice tests will not be available during testing times.

Test 1

Test 2

Test 3

Test 4


Secrets of Success

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

Dr. Kammer's Teaching Page

Dr. Kammer's homepage

Updated: December 10, 2014