FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Course Name   HISTORICAL GEOLOGY AND PALEONTOLOGY
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
3 1207312 3,00 / 2,00 5,00
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz OKUYUCU
Coordinator e-mail okuyucucengiz gmail.com
Instructors
Doç. Dr. Cengiz OKUYUCU
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives Introduction to the geologic evolution of the earth, evolution of the life during the history of the earth and introduction to the some macrofossil groups
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
40 60 0 0 0 0 0
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
Theoretical expression of the course (2 hour Historical Geology and 1 hour Paleontology) and recognizing the important macrofossil groups that belong to the first second and third geological times (2 hour laboratory in a week)
Week Course Content Resource
1 Introduction to the Historical Geology and Paleontology Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
2 Origin and evolution of the Solar System, Taphonomy, Ecology and Paleoecology Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p. Doyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p.
3 Origin of the earth and its place in Solar System, Environments for Fossilization Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p. Doyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p.
4 Dividing of the earth history (Precambrian and Phanerozoic), Macrofossils Trilobites Clarkson, E.N.K., 1986. Invertebrate palaeontology and evolution, second edition, Allen & Unwin Publishers Ltd., 382p. Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
5 Inroduction to the Precambrian and origin of life, Macrofossils Graptolites Condie, K.C. and Sloan, R.E., 1997. Origin and Evolution of Earth, Principles of Historical Geology, Prentice Hall, 498s. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
6 Archean earth and life history, Macrofossils Porifera Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p
7 Proterozoic earth and life history, Macrofossils Cnidaria Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
8 Paleozoic earth and life history, Macrofossils Brachiopods oyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p. Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
9 Paleozoic orogenesis, Macrofossils Mollusks (Bivalvia) oyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p. Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
10 Midterm exam
11 Mesozoic earth and life history, Macrofossils Mollusks (Gastropoda) Doyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p. Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
12 Mesozoic orogenesis, Macrofossils Mollusks (Cephalopoda) Doyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p. Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
13 Cenozoic earth and life history, Macrofossils Echinodermata (Echinoideans) Doyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p. Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
14 Cenozoic orogenesis, Macrofossils Echinodermata (Crinoideans) Doyle, P., 1996. Understanding fossils, an introduction to invertebrate palaeontology, John Wiley & Sons Publ., 409p. Moore, R.C., Lalicker, C.G. and Fischer, A.G., 1952. Invertebrate fossils, Mc Graw-Hill Book Company, 766p. Wicander, R., and Monroe, J. S. 2010. Historical Geology: Evolution of Earth and Life Through Time, 6th ed. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, California, 444p.
15 Lecture review
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
  Quantity Percentage Quantity Percentage  
Term Studies : - - - -
Attendance / Participation : - - - -
Practical Exam : - - - -
Special Course Exam : - - - -
Quiz : - - - -
Homework : - - - -
Presentations and Seminars : - - - -
Projects : - - - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - - - -
Case studies : - - - -
Field Studies : - - - -
Clinical Studies : - - - -
Other Studies : - - - -
Mid-term exam   1 40 - -
Final exam   - - 1 60
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 14 3
Classroom Work Time : 10 3
Presentations and Seminars : 4 3
Course Internship : - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : 10 2
Field Studies : - -
Case studies : - -
Projects : - -
Homework : 4 4
Quiz : - -
Mid-term exam : 1 15
Final Exam : 1 15
ECTS 5
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 Students know to the origin and evolution of the solar system and the place of the earth in this system 3
D.Ö.Ç. 2 Students know how the earth history divide (Precambrian and Phanerozoic) 3
D.Ö.Ç. 3 Students recognize the fossil, fossilization process, ecology, paleoecology and environments for fossilization 3
D.Ö.Ç. 4 Students will be able to know Precambrian earth and life history 3
D.Ö.Ç. 5 Students recognize the Paleozoic paleogeography, climate and life history 3
D.Ö.Ç. 6 Students will be able to describe important Paleozoic macrofossils 3
D.Ö.Ç. 7 Students recognize the Mesozoic paleogeography, climate and life history 3
D.Ö.Ç. 8 Students will be able to describe important Mesozoic macrofossils 3
D.Ö.Ç. 9 Students recognize the Cenozoic paleogeography, climate and life history 3
D.Ö.Ç. 10 Students will be able to describe important Cenozoic macrofossils 3
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