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Develop a greater appreciation for how the air, water, land, and life formed and have interacted over the last 4.5 billion years....
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Building Blocks of Earth’s Climate System

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15 個視頻(共 98 分鐘), 7 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video15 個視頻
Video 1.0: Introduction and Philosophy7分鐘
Video 1.1: How does science work?6分鐘
Optional Video: How do scientific papers get published?10分鐘
Video 1.2: Introduction to the Earth's climate system8分鐘
Video 1.3: How do we measure geologic time?9分鐘
Video 1.4: Geological Time Scale Song2分鐘
Video 1.5: Minerals and Rocks2分鐘
Video 1.5.1: Igneous Rock3分鐘
Video 1.5.2: Sedimentary Rock6分鐘
Video 1.5.3: Metamorphic Rock5分鐘
Video 1.6: Using radioactivity to date rocks - Dr. Ray Burgess7分鐘
Video 1.7: Using stable isotopes to understand Earth processes - Dr. Ray Burgess6分鐘
Video 1.8: How do we know how old the Earth is?5分鐘
Video 1.9: What are those rocks doing lying around?10分鐘
Reading7 個閱讀材料
Course Guide10分鐘
Grading & Logistics10分鐘
Building Blocks of Earth’s Climate System10分鐘
Google Earth Tour 110分鐘
Activity 1: Introduction10分鐘
Eloquent Science10分鐘
Our Earth 001 Course Book10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Assessment 120分鐘

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Formation, evolution, and processes of the solid Earth

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14 個視頻(共 107 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video14 個視頻
Video 2.1.2: Why is the Moon important to life on earth? - Dr. Katherine Joy 3分鐘
Video 2.2: What came before plate tectonics?5分鐘
Video 2.3: How did plate tectonics get discovered?6分鐘
Video 2.4.1: The Earth's magnetic field7分鐘
Video 2.4.2: The magnetic poles flip? You're kidding me, right?6分鐘
Video 2.5: How earthquakes happen14分鐘
Video 2.6.1: What's inside the Earth?6分鐘
Video 2.6.2: How do we know about the insides of the Earth?6分鐘
Video 2.7: How do the plates move?3分鐘
Video 2.8: How does magma form?11分鐘
Video 2.9: How were the Himalaya formed?7分鐘
Video 2.10: Supercontinent Pangaea9分鐘
Video 2.11: The supercontinent cycle4分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Formation, evolution, and processes of the solid Earth10分鐘
Google Earth Tour 2 and 310分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Assessment 220分鐘

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Water in Earth’s Climate System: Oceans, Atmosphere, and Cryosphere

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14 個視頻(共 124 分鐘), 5 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video14 個視頻
Video 3.1.2: Are the Oceans in Steady State?13分鐘
Video 3.2.1: How the oceans work - Dr. Gregory Lane-Serff9分鐘
Video 3.2.2: The oceanic conveyor belt - Dr. Gregory Lane-Serff12分鐘
Video 3.3.1: What is the Atmosphere Made Of?6分鐘
Video 3.3.2: What Controls the Temperature Profile of the Atmosphere?5分鐘
Video 3.3.3: Three Radiation Laws4分鐘
Video 3.3.4: What if the Earth had no Atmosphere?7分鐘
Video 3.4.1: How does the Atmosphere Work?9分鐘
Video 3.4.2: How do the Jet Streams Control the Weather?7分鐘
Video 3.5: Extratropical cyclones8分鐘
Video 3.6: The Rise and Fall of Ice on Earth12分鐘
Video 3.7: How do Glaciers Control the Height of Mountains? – Dr. Simon Brocklehurst10分鐘
Video 3.8: Why the Arctic is Crucial to Earth's Climate - Dr. Bart Van Dongen and Dr. Robert Sparks 7分鐘
Reading5 個閱讀材料
Water in Earth’s Climate System: Oceans, Atmosphere, and Cryosphere10分鐘
Google Earth Tour 410分鐘
Activity 2: Further Exploration10分鐘
The Thinking Persons’ Guide to Climate Change10分鐘
The shaping of storm tracks by mountains and ocean dynamics10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Assessment 320分鐘

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Life, and its Effect on Earth’s Climate System

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17 個視頻(共 116 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video17 個視頻
Video 4.3.1 The Formation of Organic Molecules and the Tree of Life13分鐘
Video 4.1: The Earth's primitive atmosphere10分鐘
Video 4.2: Fossils6分鐘
Video 4.4.1: Welcome to The Manchester Museum - Prof. Phil Manning分鐘
Video 4.4.2: Apex Chert and Stromatolites - Prof. Phil Manning 3分鐘
Video 4.4.3: Ediacaran Fauna - Prof. Phil Manning 5分鐘
Video 4.5.1: How Oxygen Changed the Earth Forever11分鐘
Video 4.5.2: The Arrival of Multicellular Life and the Cambrian Explosion11分鐘
Video 4.6.1: How Plants and Animals Came Onshore - Dr. Victoria Egerton7分鐘
Video 4.6.2: Colonization of Land3分鐘
Video 4.7.1: Devonian: From Fish to Tetrapod - Prof. Phil Manning7分鐘
Video 4.7.2: Carboniferous - Prof. Phil Manning2分鐘
Video 4.7.3: Jurassic Coast - Prof. Phil Manning3分鐘
Video 4.7.4: Dinosaurs - Prof. Phil Manning 4分鐘
Video 4.7.5: Chemical Fossils - Prof. Phil Manning 4分鐘
Video 4.8: Controls on Life on Earth: Mass Extinctions12分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Life, and its Effect on Earth’s Climate System10分鐘
Google Earth Tour 510分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Assessment 420分鐘
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創建者 SSMar 22nd 2018

It was a really nice, and interesting course, which will definitely help me in my career. Thanks University of Manchester!

創建者 JQDec 6th 2017

A great course with some interesting and educational concepts. I really enjoyed this course. Thanks so much.

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Prof. David M. Schultz

Professor of Synoptic Meteorology
School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

Dr Rochelle Taylor

Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Earth, Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences

Dr Jonathan Fairman

Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

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Tracing its roots back to 1824, the University of Manchester is home to almost 40,000 students. The University has three Nobel laureates among its current staff – more than any other British university - and a total of 25 Nobel laureates have come from our past and present students and staff. We have three main goals: to undertake world-class research; to deliver an outstanding learning and student experience; and to be socially responsible....

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