Geological History of the Earth


This course covers the magnitude and scale of geological time, dating methods in geology, major geological events in Earth's history, evolution of the Earth's surface, impact of geological events on the environment, evolution of life on Earth, geological evidence for past climate change, and methods for studying the geological record.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the geological history of the Earth, including the ability to analyze and interpret geological evidence, dating methods, and the impact of geological events on the environment and life on Earth.

Course program

Geological Time and Dating Methods
Major Geological Events in Earth's History
Evolution of the Earth's Surface
Impact of Geological Events on the Environment
Evolution of Life on Earth
Geological Evidence for Past Climate Change
Geological Evidence for Past Changes
Methods for Studying the Geological Record