Tentative Calendar

MONTH DAY LECTURE AND LAB TOPIC CHAPTERS IN TEXT
January 12 1. Foundations: Introduction/Geologic Time  
  14 Syllabus; Poster Session Research Introduction  
  19 1. Foundations: Overview of Our Planetary Environment 1
  21 1. Foundations: Rocks and Minerals 2
  26 2. Internal Processes: Plate Tectonics 3
  28 Alternate Assignment  
February 2 2. Internal Processes: Earthquakes & Volcanoes 4, 5
  4 2. Internal Processes: Earthquakes & Volcanoes 4, 5
  9 Poster Session Research Project Presentations  
  11 Poster Session Research Project Presentations  
  16 3. Surface Processes: Streams and Flooding 6
  18 3. Surface Processes: Streams and Flooding 6
  23 3. Surface Processes: Geology & Climate: Glaciers, Deserts, and Global Climate Trends 9
  25 3. Surface Processes: Geology & Climate: Glaciers, Deserts, and Global Climate Trends 9
March 2 4. Resources: Water; Soil; Minerals  10, 11, 12 
  4

Midterm (1st Activism Activity Due)

 
  9 4. Resources: Water; Soil; Minerals & Rocks 10, 11, 12 
  11 4. Resources: Water; Soil; Minerals & Rocks 10, 11, 12 
  16 4. Resources: Energy (Fossil Fuels, Alternative Sources)  13, 14
  18 4. Resources: Energy (Fossil Fuels, Alternative Sources)  13, 14
  23 5. Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health: Water and Air Pollution 16, 17
  25 5. Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health: Water and Air Pollution 16, 17
  30 Multimedia Presentations  
April 1 Multimedia Presentations  
  6 5. Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health: Water and Air Pollution 16, 17
  8 5. Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health: Water and Air Pollution 16, 17
  13 5. Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health: Water and Air Pollution 16, 17
  15 6. Other Related Topics: Environmental Law; Land Use Planning; Engineering Geology 18, 19
  20 6. Other Related Topics: Environmental Law; Land Use Planning; Engineering Geology 18, 19
  22

Final Exam Review Session (2nd Activism Activity Due)

 
Thursday 30 Final Exam in Fir 7 11am-1 pm

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