Jun 19, 2024  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
Course Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 124 - Earth Science and Social Justice

4 credits
This course will focus on social justice issues that are related to geologic issues and illuminated and remediated by geology-related actions such as water pollution, groundwater contamination, mining, and energy resources. Each unit will build skills and knowledge in geology, then will apply that to particular case studies such as the Flint water crisis, pipe-line issues on native lands, and chemical contamination in urban neighborhoods.
Does this course require off campus field trips? Yes

This course is cross-listed with GEOS 124


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