Calendar for Dr. Jim Durbin's GEOL 161- Physical Geology - not complete as of 1-11-2013

The calendar below is meant to give you some idea of when particular topics will be covered. Exam dates are fixed, and the topics of the exams will be adjusted to include only the material we have covered in class.

 

January

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

13

14- Intro & Minerals

Tools of the science Lab

15

16- Intro & Minerals

17

18- Minerals

19

20 21 MLK Day No Classes 22 23- Minerals & Igneous Rocks 24 25- Igneous rocks 26

27

28- Igneous rocks

Minerals Lab

29

30- Igneous & Sed rocks

31

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February

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1- Sed Rocks

2

3

4- Sed Rocks

Igneous rocks lab

5 -

6-Sed rocks

7

8 -Exam 1

9

10

11- Sed & MM rocks

Sed rocks lab- inside

12

13- MM rocks

14-

15- MM rocks

16

17

18-MM rocks & volcanoes

Sed rocks lab- outside

19

20- Volcanoes

21

22- Volcanoes

23

24

25-Volcanoes

MM rocks lab

26

27-Earthquakes and Earth's interior

28

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March

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1-Earthquakes and Earth's interior

2

3

4-Earthquakes and Earth's interior

Lab practicum midterm

5

6-Earthquakes and Earth's interior

 

7

8- Exam 2

9

10

11
SPRI

12
NG

13

14
BR

15
EAK!

16

17

18- Geologic Time

Earthquakes

19

20- First Life DVD prt I

21

22- First Life DVD prt II

23

24

25-

The Living machine DVD in lab

26

27- Geologic Time

28

29- No Classes

30

31

 

April

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1- Geologic Time & Plate tectonics

Topographic & Geologic maps

2

3- Plate tectonics & Mountains

4

5- Plate tectonics & Mountains

6

7

8- Mountains & Deserts

Plate tectonics

9-

10- Deserts

11

12- Exam 3

13

14

15- Deserts & Glaciers

Deserts

 

16- Assesment day- No classes

17- Glaciers

18

19- Glaciers

20

21

22- Glaciers & Karst

Glaciers

23

24- Groundwater & Karst

25

26-Groundwater & Karst

27

28

29- Groundwater & Karst

Lab Final

30

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May

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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1- Reading Day

2

3- Compre-hensive Final Exam 1:00 to 3:00 PM

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

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