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Course Schedule, Spring 1998

Week

MONDAY

WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY

1
Feb 2-6

Syllabus
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Temperature
DWG
Troposphere model

Clouds and Moisture
DWG

2
Feb 9-13

Wind and Pressure
DWG

Thunderstorms, Blizzards, Tornados, Hurricanes
DWG

Global Systems
Sun and Seasons
DWG
Racing Eastward

3
Feb 16-20

Optical Phenomena
of the Atmosphere
DWG

Spaceship Earth,
Natural Resources
Chernicoff ch. 18
Peters ch. 1

The Meaning of Rocks
Peters, Preface
and ch 3
DWG
JOURNALS DUE 1

4
Feb 23-27

Gypsum,
Mediterranean Desert
Chernicoff ch. 16
DWG

Physical Properties of Minerals
Chernicoff ch. 2
MEET IN LAB
DWG

Crystal systems
MEET IN LAB
(Cancelled)

5
March 2-6

Weathering of Rocks
Chernicoff ch. 5
DWG

Rivers of Rock and Mud
McPhee, Part 3
DWG

Mass Movement
Chernicoff ch. 12
DWG
JOURNALS DUE 2

6
March 9-13

Calcium Carbonate, Sedimentary Rocks, Chernicoff ch. 6
DWG

Spring Recess, March 16-20

7
March 23-27

Mineral Collections due

Rivers, Floods,
Stream Landforms
Chernicoff ch. 13
DWG

Mississippi and
Atchafalaya
McPhee, Part 1
DWG
JOURNALS DUE 3

8
March 30 - April 3

Water cycle, Springs,
Groundwater landforms
Caves, DWG
Chernicoff ch. 14

Volcanos, Iceland
"Cooling the Lava"
McPhee, Part 2
DWG

Volcanos, Pompei, Etna
AFG 569-570
Chernicoff ch. 4
DWG

9
April 6-10

Volcanos, concl.

Igneous Rocks
Chernicoff ch. 3
DWG
Igneous template

The Rock Cycle
Peters ch. 4
DWG
JOURNALS DUE 4

10
April 13-17

Metamorphic Rocks
Chernicoff ch. 7
DWG

Rock Collections
Tips and Templates

Lyell's uniformitarianism
Peters ch. 5
DWG

11
April 20-24

Stratigraphy
Chernicoff ch. 8
DWG

Folds, Faults, Mtns
Chernicoff ch. 9
DWG

Earthquakes
Chernicoff ch. 10
DWG
JOURNALS DUE 5

12
April 27 - May 1

Finish earthquakes.

Glacier phenomena and landforms
Chernicoff ch. 15
AFG 534-537
DWG

Scablands
Peters ch. 6
DWG

13
May 4 - May 8

Flood Geology
and Young-Earth Creationism

Age of the Earth
Chernicoff ch. 8
Rock Collections due

Geological Column
and the record of life
Chernicoff ch. 19
Peters ch. 9
Mars Show 10 a.m.

14
May 11-15

Geological Column
and the record of life
Chernicoff ch. 19
Peters ch. 9

Continental Drift
Peters ch. 7

Mass Extinctions and Impact Hypotheses
Peters ch. 11

15
Final Exams
May 18-21

Earth Sciences
FINAL EXAM:
Thursday, May 21 10:15-12:15

Commencement on Saturday, May 23