Calendar

MONTH DATE LECTURE AND LAB TOPIC CHAPTERS IN TEXT
August 28 Introduction; Geologic Time 1
  30 Atoms, Elements, and Minerals 2
September 4 Minerals 2
  6 Minerals 2
  11 Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity 3
  13 Igneous Rocks 4
  18 Weathering and Soils 5
  20 Alternate Assignment - Project Work  
  25 Sedimentary Rocks 6
  27 Metamorphic Rocks 7
October 2 Metamorphic Rocks 7
  4 Poster Session Research Project Presentations  
  9 Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity 7
  11 Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity 8
  16 Running Water 9
  18 Running Water 9
  23 Geospatial Technology/Topographic Maps/Gravity Maps  
  25 Midterm  
  30 The Earth's Interior; Plate Tectonics 15, 16
November 1 The Earth's Interior; Plate Tectonics 15, 16
  6 Earthquakes/Plate Tectonics 17, 19
  8 Earthquakes/Plate Tectonics 17, 19
  13 Population Growth, Climate Change, and Geologic Resources 21
  15 Population Growth, Climate Change, and Geologic Resources 21
  20 Multimedia Research Project Presentations  
  22 Thanksgiving Holiday  
  27 Mining Simulation  
  29 Mining Simulation  
December 4 Mining Simulation  
  6 Final Review  
  11 Tuesday; Sugar Pine 114 8:00-10:00 am

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

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