GEO 101

Lab 6 – Weather Station

Lab 6 Weather Station GEO101 Earth Science Colorado State University Global BAROMETER The creation of the barometer is largely attributed to Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian physicist and mathematician (Rubin, 2018). Torricelli had questioned if air was truly weightless and wanted to test out this theory. Using a liquid heavier than water, Torricelli experimented with mercury …

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Portfolio Milestone

Portfolio Milestone GEO101 Earth Sciences Colorado State University Global Earth Science in a National Park – Arches National Park Section 1 – Introduction Thesis – The natural formations found at Arches National Park are truly an unbelievable wonder to behold, but the story of their formation is far from unimaginable. Section 2 – Geologic Story …

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Lab 1 – Plate Tectonics

Lab 1 – Plate Tectonics GEO101C – Earth Science Colorado State University Global TOPOGRAPHIC PATTERNS Are mountains randomly distributed on the continents, or do they tend to occur in particular patterns (clusters, linear chains, arcs, etc.)? Patterns. Find Mt. Everest, the highest point on earth. Zoom in enough to see the summit, then pan your …

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Coastlines

Coastlines GEO101 Earth Science Colorado State University Global Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland is one of the most geologically mystical and beautiful places in the world. It is home to Giant’s Causeway, an area of interlocking basalt columns formed from volcanic activity around 50 to 60 million years ago (UNESCO, 2009). Basalt columns are not …

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