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

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Formation, evolution, and processes of the solid Earth

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

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

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

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Life, and its Effect on Earth’s Climate System

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

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

创建者 JQDec 6th 2017

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

讲师

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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