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Introduction to Geology @ UNI - Dr. Heinzel

Syllabus Fall 2016

Weekly hotlinks =The Scientific Method , even better try this or this Hypotheses Versus Theories

Lecture slides

#1 Geology, Environments, and Earth History

#2 Minerals

Test 1 Friday Sept. 9

#3 Igneous rocks and Metamorphic rocks

#4 Sedimentary rocks and fossils

# 5 Geoarchaeology

Test 2 - Oct. 6 - Part 1 (Lab) Mineral and Rock Identification Part 2 - Mineral and Rock Content

#6 Continents, Seas & Plate tectonics

#7 Volcanoes

#8 Earthquakes

#9 The Earth, Climate Change, and Humanity

Test 3 Thursday Oct. 27

#10 Weathering and soils

#11 Mass Wasting

#12 Groundwater and Karst

Test 4 - Friday Nov. 18 (Climate, Weathering, Soils, and Mass Wasting)

#13 Rivers and flooding

#14 Glaciers

Test 5 (Lab) - Thursday , December 8, regular lab time/s

Final Lecture Exam = Wednesday, December 14, 10 to 11:50AM

Latham Hall Rm. 125


Video/lecture assistance

Video Vault

Lab assistance

Minerals (not all 30 but with physical properties)

Igneous Rock Identification

Sedimentary Rocks


Iowa Geological and Water Survey

United States Geological Survey


Previous weekly hotlinks...

University of Northern Iowa Earth and Environmental Science Fanpage

6th Mass Extinction? AND Center for Biological Diversity - The Extinction Crisis


Science mp3s

John McPhee Assembles California , Plate Tectonics

Environmental education Talk of Iowa

Bill Nye and Human Evolution

Climate Change and our National Parks

Changing Climate Means Changing Oceans

Americans Fail the Climate Quiz