History of the Earth

Woolly Mammoth

Spring 1999

GEOL 1102 (lecture); GEOL 1112 (lab); Course codes 30466, 30469

Room S 10 (Science Building)

Monday, Thursday 19:25-10:15 pm; lab Monday, Thursday, 10:20-11:10 pm

I. Schedule

Dates        Reading	    Lecture              Laboratory

25, 28 Jan	              Introduction        Minerals in sed'y rocks

1, 4 Feb     Ch. 1, 2    Environments        Sedimentary rocks

8, 11 Feb	  Ch. 3       Paleontology        Fossils

15, 18 Feb	  Ch. 4       Geologic time       Fossils

22, 25 Feb	  Ch. 5       Early Earth         Fossils

1, 4 Mar     Ch. 6       Continental movement	1st Lab Test (Th)

8, 11 Mar    review      Midterm Exam (M)   Geologic maps

15-18 Mar    S  p  r  i  n  g     R  e  c  e  s  s

22, 25 Mar   Ch. 7, 8    Precambrian          Geologic maps

17 Apr (Sat) Field Trip: depart 8:30 am

29 May,
  1 Apr      Ch. 9       Appalachian history  Correlation

5, 8 Apr     Ch. 11      Fish and amphibians  Fossil identification

12, 15 Apr   Ch. 12      Dinosaurs & al.      Mapping project

17 Apr (Sat)  Field Trip: depart 8:30 am

19, 22 Apr   Ch. 13      Mammals              Mapping project

26, 29 Apr   Ch. 14, 15  Humans               2nd Lab Test (Th)

3, 6 May	C a n c e l e d   i n  l i e u   o f   f i e l d   t r i p

11 May, 12:30 pm         Final Exam (Tu)


II. Text

Levin, Harold L. 1999. The Earth through Time, 6th ed. Saunders. 28 cm hardback. [ISBN 0-03-023751-3]


Criteria for grading.

Extra Credit?

Honors?

How should I study?

Academic integrity.




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