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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Evolution & Extinction

School and Department: 
  • Science and Technology, College of
  • EES
Course Number: 
General Education

Basic geologic principles and the fundamentals of evolutionary thought combine to bring to life the 4.5 billion year story of our planet and its creatures. Through hands-on experience with fossils and rocks, students discover how to decipher past environments from the geologic record and investigate changes in life through time. You may have read that an asteroid impact wiped out the dinosaurs, but can "natural" Earth-based processes also cause mass extinctions? Should we be less worried about rocks from space, and more about "down to Earth" phenomena such as climate change?

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