Geol 1122
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Schedule of Lectures and Debates
The course syllabus provides a general plan for the course; deviations may be necessary!

Textbook: Essentials of GEOLOGY (4th Edition)

by: Stephen Marshak, Norton Publication company

Essentials of Geology 4th Eds.

Please do not print the Powerpoint slides. It is a waste of paper and ink!
These slides will be available here at all times for you to view!

Students must create a SmartWork account and self-enroll into my class following the "First Time User" instructions at http://smartwork.wwnorton.com
Select "all courses", then "Geology", then "Babaie"
Students will need:
1. A valid email address
2. The Enrollment key for the course (Earth)
3. A registration code (obtained from W.W. Norton)

Students having a used copy of the textbook must use the following link to buy standalone access to Smartwork for $20:
http://books.wwnorton.com/books/buysmartwork

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Lectures and SmartWork Practice

Practice Practice and Quiz Assignments

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Jan 14
Ch. 1: Introduction, Review
Practice Intro. Practice; Concept map
 
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Jan 21
 
Practice Tectonics Practice; Concept map
 
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Ch. 2: Plate Tectonics, Review
 

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Jan 28
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Practice Sed. Rocks Practice; Concept map

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Feb 04
Ch. 6: Sedimentary Rocks, Review
 
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Plate Tectonics - Practice Test

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Feb 11
 
Practice Deformation; Concept map
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Ch. 9: Deformation; Review
Sed. Rock - Practice Test

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Feb 18

Ch. 9: Deformation - Practice Test
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Feb 25
1st Exam. Covers: Ch. 1, 2, 6, & 9 of the book.
Prepare by doing the three Practice Tests above & the Reviews!
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Ch. 10: Deep time; Review
Practice Deep Time Practice; Concept map

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Mar 04
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Ch. 11: Biography of Earth; Review
Practice Earth Biography; Concept map

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Mar 11
 
Deep Time - Practice Test
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Ch. 14: Running Water; Review
Practice Running Water; Concept map

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Mar 18
Spring Break, No Class!
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Mar 25
 
Running Water - Practice Test
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Mar 27
2nd Exam. Covers: Ch. 10, 11, and 14 of the book. Prepare by doing the two Practice Tests since 1st Exam & the Reviews!
2nd Exam, Key

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Apr 01
Ch. 16: Groundwater; Review
Practice Groundwater; Concept map
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Apr 08
Ch. 18: Glaciers; Review
Practice Glaciers; Concept map
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Groundwater - Practice Test

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Apr 15
talks
Glaciers - Practice Test
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Research Paper due!

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Apr 22
 
 
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Apr 24
3rd Exam. Covers: Ch. 16 and 18 of the book. Prepare by doing the two Practice Tests since 2nd Exam & the Reviews! Practice Exam

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