Description
GEOLOGY AND CINEMA
How does Hollywood get science so wrong? This course explores Hollywood's depiction of science, especially natural disasters, and the liberties they take. Lecture will introduce topics and explain the foundations of the scientific principles that help us understand how our Earth works. Disaster movies are viewed in lecture followed by a discussion of the scientific accuracies and inaccuracies. This course provides a fun way to learn more about science by breaking down the poor, glamorized science depicted in movies.
Details
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 0093
Academic Group
UPITT - Johnstown
Academic Organization
UPJ - Natural Science
Campus
Johnstown Campus