2013-14 Catalog

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Offering Description

After the Ice the World Changed

CANCELLED

Spring 2014 quarter

Faculty
Dennis Hibbert
Fields of Study
geology and natural history
Description

There are so many people — and environmental problems — because we control our food supply. Population growth accelerated as the last ice age waned and agriculture emerged separately in the Middle East, East Asia, southern Mexico, and the Amazon basin. We will study the world at that time and the evidence for agriculture's beginnings, drawing on archaeology, geology, palaeobotany, geochemistry, and climatology. We will then watch the project we began come to be today's world.

Advertised Schedule
9a-1p Sat
Location
Olympia
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
Books
Greener Store
Upper Division Science Credit
upper division science
Offered During
Weekend