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Geology 101: Introduction to Geology Lecture



Study Guides (SG) / Objectives & Vocab (Obj) / Outlines (OL) / Notes / Film Reviews (FR) / Textbook Questions (?)

Ch 2 Atoms, Elements & Minerals - SG / Obj / OL / Notes / FR / ? Ch 3 Igneous Rocks - SG / Obj / Notes / FR / ?
Ch 4 Volcanism & Igneous Rocks - SG / Obj / Notes / FR / ? Ch 5 Weathering & Soil - SG / Obj / OL / Notes / FR / ?
Ch 6 Sedimentary - SG / Obj / OL / Notes / FR / ? Ch 7 Metamorphism - SG / Obj / OL / Notes / FR / ?
Ch 8 Time & Geology - Notes / FR / ? Ch 9 Mass Wasting - SG / Obj / Notes / FR / ?
Ch 10 Streams & Floods - SG / Obj / OL / Notes / FR 1 & 2 / ? Ch 11 Groundwater - SG / Obj / OL / Notes / FR / ?
Ch 12 Glaciers - SG / Obj / FR / ? Ch 13 Deserts & Wind - SG / Obj / Notes / FR / ?
Ch 14 Waves & Beaches - SG / Obj / Notes / FR / ? Ch 15 Geologic Landforms - SG / Obj / Notes / ?
Ch 16 Earthquakes - SG / Obj / Notes / ? Ch 17 Earth's Interior - SG / Obj / Notes / ?
Ch 18 The Sea Floor Ch 19 Plate Tectonics
Ch 20 Earth's Neighbors Ch 21 Earth's Resources - FR



Handy Links

jeffrey.m.simpson@paradisevalley.edu - E-Mail Your Professor GLG 101/103 Syllabus
AZ Geologic Survey Fieldnotes AZ Geology Blog
Chapter Objectives & Vocabulary Steven Reynolds' Virtual Geology
Energy 101 w/ Dr. Michael Webber (UT Austin) Slides F.L.O.W. Video (For Love of Water)
Geology in the News: Extra Credit This space for rent.

 


Schedule
Assignments are due at the beginning of the class. No late work is accepted.
Announcements will be posted here.
This schedule will change.

22 - Syllabus Overview - You Tube / The Syllabus & Signature / Ch 2 Lecture: Part 1
29 - Ch 2 Film Review: Minerals - Due at beginning of tonight's class. / Ch 2 Lecture: Part 2, Q & A / - Ch 3: Intrusive Rocks / Ch 3 FR: Intrusive Rocks (Due at beginning of class today.)
 





  5 - Ch 3: Intrusive Rocks - Finish / Shorty 2: Eating Dirt (Due at beginning of class today.)
12 - Ch 4: Extrusive Rocks / Ch 4 FR: Volcanic Rocks (Due at beginning of class today.)
19 - Ch 4: Extrusive Rocks / Shorty 3: Volcanic Mush
26 - Finish Ch 4: Extrusive Rocks / Turn in Shorty 3 & Ch 4 FR / Review for Exam 1: Ch 2, 3, 4
26 - Ch 5: Weathering & Soil / Shorty 3.5 The Man Who Warned the World About Lead
26 - Exam 1 - To study, review objectives, FRs, shorties, & your notes. A students, complete the study sheets.
26 - Ch 5 FR: Weathering & Soil / Return Exam 1 / Ch 5: Weathering & Soil
26 - Finish Ch 5: Weathering & Soil / Shorty 4: Minamata





  4 - Ch 5: Weathering - Finish / Ch 6 FR: Sed Rocks
  6 - Ch 6: Sedimentary Rocks
11 - Ch 6: Sedimentary Rocks / Shorty 5: Dowsing
13 - Ch 6: Sedimentary Rocks - Finish
18 - Ch 7: Metamorphism / Shorty 6: Navajo Coal Mining
20 - Ch 8: Earth History / Ch 7 FR: Met Rocks
25 - Ch 8: Earth History - Finish / Ch 8 FR: Historical Geology (Warning: This video > 1 hour.) / Review 5, 6, 7 (15 minutes)
27 - Exam 2: Ch 5, 6, 7 - To study, review objectives, FRs, shorties, & your notes. Want to earn an A? Complete the study sheets.





  1 - Return Exam 2 / Ch 9: Mass Wasting / Ch 9 FR: Mass Wasting
  3 - Ch 9: Mass Wasting / Shorty 7: Soil Cowboys
  8 - Ch 10: Streams & Floods / Ch 10 FR: Streams, Part 1
10 - Ch 10: Streams & Floods
15 - Ch 11: Groundwater / Ch 10 FR: Streams, Part 2 / Review 8, 9, 10
17 - Exam 3: Ch 8, 9, 10 / Shorty 9: Rivers
22 - Ch 11: Groundwater - Continued / Ch 11 FR: Groundwater / Return Exam 3
29 - Ch 11: Groundwater - Finish / Shorty 8: Colorado River






  1 - Ch 13: Deserts / FR: Geologic Structures
  6 - Ch 13: Deserts - Finish / Earth: The Operator's Manual (ETOM) - We will watch IN CLASS. / Tragedy of the Commons
  8 - Finish ETOM / Final Review / Turn in Optional Extra Credit: Grazing & Soil (Do both parts for a maximum of 5 points extra credit.)
13 - Comprehensive (Ch 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 13) Final Exam at 5:30 PM. Time Limit: 1:30 / Evaluation

 

 


Orphans - Items We May Not Get Around To
Ch 14 FR: Waves
Ch 19: Plate Tectonics
Energy & Env. Lab
Sahel Activity
Ch 21: Earth Resources

Films
How the Earth Was Made / Raging Planet / How Much is Earth Worth? / Planet Earth - Fresh Water / Faces of Earth
Poisoned Waters / NOVA: Sinkholes / Gasland