Earth MOOCs (free online courses)

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These courses are free if you only want to read the content of the course and to watch the videos. You will have to pay a few dollars if you want to access all of the course, including rating homework, and to have an official certificate to print or to share (on LinkedIn for example).

MOOC #1 Earth climate by the University of Manchester

How the Earth climate was formed ? How Earth formed and evolved ? How water and life interact with the Earth’s climate system ? How to interpret climate properties (surface temperatures, the Jet Stream, clouds and rain) ?

Thanks to this Earth climate MOOC, you will learn how the air, land, water and life formed and have interacted over the last 4.5 billion years. At the end of this 17 hours online course, you will build your own Earth !

The teachers of this Earth climate online course are from the School of Earth, Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences in the University of Manchester.

MOOC #2 Earth geology by the University of Illinois

From a geological perspective, what are earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains…? How did they form and interact to sculpt our Earth ? How life evolved in this environment ? What challenges we will have to face in the future ?

The teachers of this 33 hours Earth MOOC are from the Department of Geology at the University of Illinois. This Course is free if you just want to read the content of the course and to watch the videos. You will have to pay a few dollars if you want to access all of the course, including rating homework, and to have an official certificate to print or to share (on LinkedIn for example).

Image by Apollo 17 [Public domain]

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