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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@southmountaincc.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 Text: Physical Geology - Plummer/Carlson (11th Ed) eBay / Amazon
Fall '18 Text: Exploring Geology: Reynolds/Johnson (3rd Ed) - eBay / Amazon

 


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

16 - Syllabus / Ch 1: Relevant? / Interview / Mystery Tubes
23 - Ch 2 Film Review: Minerals & Shorty 1: Mineral (Due at beginning of class.) / Ch 2 Lecture: Minerals
30 - Shorty 2: Eating Dirt & Ch 3 FR: Intrusive Rocks (Due at beginning of class.) / Ch 3 Lecture: Intrusive Rocks





  6 - Ch 4 FR: Volcanic Rocks & Shorty 3: Volcanic Mush (Due at beginning of class.) / Ch 4 Lecture: Extrusive Rocks
13 - Ch 5 FR: Weathering & Soil / Shorty 4: Minamata (Due at beginning...) / Ch 5 Lecture: Weathering & Soil / Rev for Exam 1: Ch 2, 3, 4
20 - Finish Ch 5 Lecture / Exam 1 - Review objectives, FRs, Shorties, & your own notes. "A" students, complete the text book study sheets. (Last 60 minutes of class.)
27 - Ch 6 FR: Sed Rocks & Shorty 5: Dowsing / Ch 6 Lecture: Sed Rocks / Return Exam 1





  6 - Ch 7 FR: Met Rocks & Shorty 6: Navajo Coal Mining / Ch 7 Lecture: Metamorphism
20 - Ch 8 FR: Historical Geology (Warning: This video > 1 hour.) / Ch 8 Lecture: Earth History / 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.





  3 - Ch 8 Lecture: Earth History - Finish / Shorty 7: Soil Cowboys / Return Exam 2 / Ch 9 Lecture: Mass Wasting / Ch 9 FR: Mass Wasting
10 - Ch 10 FR: Running Water, Part 1 / Ch 9 Lecture - Finish Mass Wasting
17 - Ch 10 FR: Running Water, Part 2 / Ch 10 Lecture: Streams & Floods / Review 8, 9
24 - Finish Rivers Lecture / Ch 11 FR: Groundwater & Shorty 8: Colorado River / Exam 3: Ch 8, 9 - Last 40 minutes






  1 - Ch 11 Lecture: Groundwater / Shorty 9: Rivers / Sahel Activity / Review Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11
  8 - Final Exam Review / Comprehensive Final Exam / Evaluation

 

 


Orphans - Items We May or May Not Address
Ch 13 Lecture : Deserts / FR: Grazing & Soil
Ch 15 FR: Geo Structures
Ch 15 Lecture: Geo Structures
Earth: The Operator's Manual (ETOM)
Tragedy of the Commons
Ch 14 FR: Waves
Ch 19: Plate Tectonics
Energy & Env. Lab
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