Calendar for Earth System Science Spring 2014


The calendar below is meant to give you information as to when particular topics will be covered. EXAM DATES are fixed and will NOT change. The topics covered on each of the exams will be adjusted to include ONLY the material we have covered in class up to the day of the exam.

January

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13 - Syllabus & Introduction to Earth System Science

14

15 - Introduction to ESS

16

17 - Introduction to ESS

 

18

19

20 - MLK Birthday - No Classes

21

22 - The exosphere
Study aid 1 posted

23

24 - The exosphere

25

26

27 - Intro to atmosphere

28

29- Intro to atmosphere

30

31- Exam 1

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February

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1

2

3 - Radiative energy

4

5- radiative energy

6

7- radiative energy / Moisture & clouds

8

9

10 - Moisture & clouds

11

12 - Moisture & clouds

Study aid 2 posted

13

14- Moisture & clouds / Weather & climate

15

16 17 - Weather & climate 18

19- Weather and climate

20

21-
Exam 2

22

23

24- Oceans & Coasts

25

26- Oceans & Coasts

27

28- Oceans & coasts

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March

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1

2

3- Oceans & coasts

4

5- Rivers

6

7- Rivers

Study aid 3 posted

8

9

10 - SPRING RECESS

11 - SPRING RECESS

12 - SPRING RECESS

13- SPRING RECESS

14- SPRING RECESS

15

16

17 - Rivers

18

19 - Exam 3

20

21- Rivers/ Plate tectonics

22

23


24 - Plate tectonics

25

26 - Plate tectonics

27

28- Plate Tectonics

29

30

 

31- Earthquakes



April/May

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1

2 - Earthquakes

Study aid 4 posted

3- Spring Assessment day- No classes

4 - Earthquakes

5

6

7 - Volcanoes

8


9- Volcanoes

10


11 - Exam 4

12

13

14 - Minerals

15

16- Minerals

17

18 - University closed

19

20

21 - Rock Cycle-Igneous Rocks

22

23 - Rock Cycle-Igneous & Sedimentary Rocks
Final Study aid posted

24

25- Rock Cycle-Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

26

27

28- Rock Cycle-Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

29

30 - Study Day

No Classes

May 1- FINAL EXAMS WEEK

2-FINAL EXAMS WEEK

3
4

5- FINAL EXAMS WEEK

FINAL EXAM
- Comprehensive

9:00-11:00 AM

6- FINAL EXAMS WEEK 7- FINAL EXAMS WEEK 8 9 10

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