Texas A&M – San Antonio
Earth Science I (GEOL 1301)
Major Assignment #2
Compose a comparative/analytical paper on the geologic time and the magnetic fields of the Earth.
From the theory of Big Bang to the Earth land forms/continents we see today; discuss the details of the concept of time and magnetic fields.
What is time? Discuss the history of “time” and measurement of time. Analyze geologic versus normal time concepts in relation to the Earth.
Discuss fossils and how they help interpret time on Earth.Analyze and discuss the Carbon 14 concept of dating.
Discuss the magnetic field of the Earth in relation to Paleomagnetism
- 6-page paper minimum (not including cover or reference page)
- Double-spaced format with 12-point font maximum
- Utilize at least 6 references and compose these on a separate reference page
- Compose paper in Word or PDF format
Not required to cite work within the text.
- Research, read and compose paper.
- No late papers accepted