Calendar

MONTH DATE LECTURE AND LAB TOPIC CHAPTERS IN TEXT
August 29 Introduction; Geologic Time 1
  31 Atoms, Elements, and Minerals 2
September 5 Minerals 2
  7 Minerals 2
  12 Igneous Rocks 3
  14 Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity 4
  19 Weathering and Soils 5
  21 Sedimentary Rocks 6
  26 Sedimentary Rocks 6
  28 Metamorphic Rocks 7
October 3 Metamorphic Rocks 7
  5 Poster Session Research Project Presentations  
  10 Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity 7
  12 Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity 8
  17 Running Water 9
  19 Running Water  
  24 Geospatial Technology/Topographic Maps/Gravity Maps  
  26 Midterm  
  31 The Earth's Interior; Plate Tectonics 15, 16
November 2 The Earth's Interior; Plate Tectonics 15, 16
  7 Earthquakes/Plate Tectonics 17, 19
  9 Earthquakes/Plate Tectonics 17, 19
  14 Population Growth, Climate Change, and Geologic Resources 21
  16 Population Growth, Climate Change, and Geologic Resources 21
  21 Multimedia Research Project Presentations 21
  23 Thanksgiving Holiday  
  28 Mining Simulation  
  30 Mining Simulation  
December 5 Mining Simulation  
  7 Final Review  
  12 Tuesday; Sugar Pine 107 11:00-1:00 pm

(Please note: This syllabus is a flexible guideline and is subject to change!!)

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