Course at a Glance

January 23
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Eureka

The Making of a Planet: A Brief History of Planet Earth as Seen in Its Rocks


With Mark Bailey

We'll discuss the development of our planet from its earliest formation to the present day through the only medium that has survived the process: its rocks. We'll explore what these rocks can reveal to us, and you can bring your own favorite rock to see how it might fit into the Big Picture.

Wed., Jan. 23 • 2-4:30 p.m.

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Eureka

$35 • Class #: 26919

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Mark Bailey

Mark Bailey

Mark Bailey is a longtime science instructor who has taught multiple topics over a 30 year career in science education. He has also taught several OLLI classes. His subject areas of expertise include Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Geology, Biology and Natural History, European Prehistory, and Classical Mediterranean History with a Greek and Roman emphasis. He has taught every grade level in the sciences from kindergarten to graduate level college courses and emphasizes the latest up-to-date topic matter. He has extensively traveled throughout the world with an eye towards natural history and historical explorations.