header



Home  | Geology 101: Lecture | Geology 103: Lab
 

Geology 101: Introduction to Geology Lecture




Handy Links

jeff.simpson@cgc.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
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.
Study Guides (SS) | Objectives & Vocab (Obj) |Outlines (OL) | Notes / Film Reviews (FR) | Textbook Questions (?)






  4 - Syllabus / Ch 1: Is Geology Relevant / Interview / Black Boxes
11 - Film Review: Minerals / Ch 4 Lecture: Earth Materials / Ch 4 SS - Pages 1-2 / Activities - Thin Sections, Density, Crystals
18 - Discuss FR: Minerals / Discuss Ch 4 SS, Pages 1-5 / Estimating Composition / √ Atom Drawings / Counting Atoms
20 - Review Mineral Lab 1 / Mineral Lab 2
25 - Shorty 2: Eating Dirt / Ch 5 Lecture: Igneous Environments / Turn in Counting Atoms & Atom Drawings
27 - Turn in Eating Dirt, FR: Intrusive Rocks/ Ch 5 SS: Igneous Environments - Questions 1-8.





  2 - Igenous Lecture / Ch 5 SS: Pages 1-4
  4 - Finish Igneous Lecture
  9 - Turn in FR: Volcanic Rocks and FR: Intrusive Rocks
11 - Sediment Chart / Ch 6 SS - Volcanoes & Volcanic Hazards / FR: Sed Rocks - In Class / Soil Size
16 - FR: Weathering & Soil / Weathering Lecture
18 - Ch 7 SS / Ch 8 Metamorphic Lecture / Porosity Lab
23 - Summarize Porosity Lab / Field Trip Info / FR: Met Rocks - In Class / Shorty: Navajo Coal Mining / Ch 8 SS
25 - Shorty 4: Minamata / Metamorphic Lab
30 - Mineral & Rock Exam Answer Sheet / Review All Minerals & Rocks / FR: Geologic Time





  1 - Rock & Mineral Exam / Review Ch 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  6 - FR: Historical Geology This 10-part video is > 1 hour. Complete it at home. No class meeting today.
  8 - Exam 1 - Ch 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
13 - Go Over Lecture & Lab Exams / Turn in Historical Geology FR / Ch 8 Lecture: Earth History
15 - Review Lab Exam / Maps
17 - San Manuel-Biosphere 2 Field Trip, Departs 6 AM from SMCC
20 - FR: Running Water, Part 1 (Do at home!) / Lecture: Finish Historical Geology / Phoenix Topo Map
27 - Lecture: Ch 16 Lecture: Streams & Flooding / FR: Running Water, Part 2 / Shorty: Dowsing
29 - Shorty: Eager Beaver (Do at home!) / River Lab (In class.)






  4 - Review Phoenix Topo & Rivers / Shorty 8: Colorado River / Ecology: Barry Commoner's Viewpoint
  6 - √ River Lab / Review for Final AND Lab Final Exam
11 - Lecture Final Exam - Historical, Running Water I & II, Rivers, Beavers, Dowsing, Colorado River, Ecology / Exam 2 Review
11 - Lab Final Exam: Topo Maps, Rivers - This is TUESDAY as discussed in class.

 

 


Orphans - Items We May or May Not Address
Spring '18 Lecture Review Lecture: Mass Wasting / FR: Mass Wasting
Shorty 7: Soil Cowboys
Shorty: Tetraethyl Lead
FR: Groundwater
Shorty 9: Rivers
Sand Observations / Determining Composition / Ch 11 Lecture: Groundwater
Sahel Activity / Review Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 Ch 13 Lecture : Deserts / FR: Grazing & Soil
FR: Geo Structures
Ch 15 Lecture: Geo Structures
Earth: The Operator's Manual (ETOM)
Tragedy of the Commons
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