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Geology 110: Geological Disasters and the Environment Lecture




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jeff.simpson@cgc.edu - E-Mail Your Professor GLG 110 Canvas Page
Course Outline and Competencies Geology in the News: Extra Credit

 


Schedule
Study Sheets and Vocabulary are not collected. They are for your use. Looking them over before exams would be wise.
Unless otherwise indicated, assignments are due at the beginning of the class.
Announcements will be posted on our GLG 110 Canvas Page.
This schedule will change.
No late work is accepted.

 
15 - Waiver / Syllabus / Interview / Is Geology Relevant? / FR: Ecology: Barry Commoner's Viewpoint
17 - Lecture - Ch 2 Internal Structure of Earth & Plate Tectonics
22 - Discuss Ch 2 Study Guide / Discuss Case Histories
24 - FR: Plate Tectonics / Case Study: Easter Island - Do both at home. In class discuss & turn in. / Ch 2 Vocab
29 - Lecture - Ch 16 Energy Resources, Part 1 / Ch 16 Study Guide - Pt 1 / Ch 16 Vocab
31 - FR: Powering the Planet - Watch in Class



  5 - Turn In/Discuss FR: Powering the Planet / Ch 16 Study Guide - Pt 2 / Ch 16 Lecture Parts 1 & 2
  7 - Case History: Tetraethyl Lead / Ch 16 Study Guide - Pt 3 / Ch 16 Lecture - Pt 3
12 - Finish Ch 16 Lecture - Really / Summarize Chapter 16
14 - REALLY Finish Ch 16 / Case History: AZ Prop 127
19 - Ch 16 SS / Intro Project / FR- Minerals - In Class
21 - Critical Research Night - Meet in LIB 117
26 - Ch 15 Vocab / CH: Mining the Navajo Nation
28 - Ch 3 & 15 Lectures: Minerals, Rocks + Minerals & the Environment



  5 - Finish Rock Lect / Unnatural Disasters, Pt 1: Sources & Research Findings / Rev Ch 3 Plate Tect & Ch 16 Energy Resources
  7 - Return-Discuss Unnatural Disasters, Pt 1 / Exam 1: Ch 3 & 15

Spring Break March 11-17

19 - Unnatural Disasters, Part 2: Questions-Research-Answers / Return Exam 1 / Ch 15 Lecture / Ch 15 SS
21 - CH: Minamata / Finish Ch 15 Lecture / Critical Research Info - Friday / Review Ch 15 SS / Field Trip
26 - People Check / Field Trip Forms / CH: Colorado River
28 - Critical Research Project - Agave Room (Option 1 of 3) / CR Alternative Assignment - Make Up


  2 - Ch 13 SS: Water Resources / FR: Groundwater - In Class
  4 - Ch 13 Lecture / CH: Colorado River, Pt 2 / Review Ch 13 SS
  9 - Critical Research Project - Agave Room (Option 2 of 3) / CR Alternative Assignment - Make Up
11 - FR: Gasland / GSA Conference
16 - Finish Ch 13 Lecture / Discuss & Turn In Gasland
18 - Critical Research Project - Agave Room (Option 3 of 3) / CR Alternative Assignment - Make Up
23 - CH: Eager Beaver / Finish Ch 13 Lecture
25 - Critical Research Project, Part IV: The Letter / FR: Water Resources / Finish Ch 13 SS Discussion & Lecture
30 - San Manuel-Biosphere 2 Field Trip, Departs 6 AM from SMCC


  2 - Ch 14 SS - Water Pollution / Ch 14 Lecture / CR Alternative Assignment Due
  7 - Critical Research Letter Due
  9 - Lecture: Mass Wasting
11 - CH: Soil Carbon / Finish Mass Wasting / TED Activity - 100 Solutions
13 - Ecology: Barry Commoner's Viewpoint / Lecture Review
18 - Final Exam - Mineral Resources, Water Resources, Groundwater, Gasland, Minamata,
        Eager Beaver, Water Pollution, Mass Wasting / Review

 






Orpahaned Assignments - May Be Used in the Future
(Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam )
CH: Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
CH: Donora, PA
Bird Kills at Wind Farm