Geology101LaboratorySchedule

Date   Exercise Topic Milestones
January 19   Introduction  
  26 1 Observing and Measuring Earth Materials and Processes  
February 2 2 Plate Tectonics and the Origin of Magma Exercise 1 due
  9 3 Minerals Properties, Uses and Identification Exercise 2 due
  16 4 Rock-forming Processes and the Rock Cycle Exercise 3 due
  23 5 Igneous Rocks and Volcanic Hazards Exercise 4 due
March 2 6 Sedimentary Rocks, Processes and Resources Exercise 5 due
  9 7 Metamorphic Rocks, Processes and Resources Exercise 6 due
  16 8 Dating of Rocks, Fossils, and Geologic Events Exercise 7 due
  23 9 Topographic Maps and Aerial Photographs Exercise 8 due
EXAM 1 (take it home)
  30 10 Geologic Structures, Maps, and Block Diagrams Exercise 9 due
April 6 11 Stream Processes, Landscapes, Mass Wastage, and Flood Hazards Exercise 10 due
  13   Spring Break (no class)  
  20 12 Groundwater Processes, Resources, and Risks Exercise 11 due
Optional Field Trip, Torrey Pines State Beach (Apr. 22nd)
  27 13 Glacial Processes, Landforms, and Indicators of Climatic Change Exercise 12 due
May 4 14 Dryland Landforms, Hazards, and Risks Exercise 13 due
EXAM 2 (take it home)
  11 15 Coastal Processes, Landforms, Hazards, and Risks Exercise 14 due
  18 16 Earthquake Hazards and Human Risks Exercise 15 due
  25 Final Exam Drop off final: 1:00 3:00 PM, Room 461 Exercise 16 due