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Introduction to Geology @ UNI - Dr. Heinzel

 

Syllabus


Lecture slides

#1 What is Geology?

#2 Minerals

#3 Igneous rocks

#4 Sedimentary rocks

#5 Metamorphic rocks

Lecture Exam 1- (Geology, Mineral, and Rocks) Friday Feb. 22 (STUDY GUIDE :-)

Lab Exam 1 - Thursday Feb. 28 (Mineral and Rock Identification)

# 6 Weathering and Soils

#7 Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes

#8 Volcanoes

#9 Mass wasting (in class only)

Lecture Exam 2 - (lectures 6, 7, 8, and 9) (STUDY GUIDE 2 :-)

#10 Groundwater and Karst Topgraphy

#11 Rivers and Flooding

Lecture Exam 3 - (lectures #10 and 11) (STUDY GUIDE 3 :-)

#12 Glaciers

#13 Global Climate Change

#14 Geoarchaeology (In class only)

Final Exam Study Guide for Glaciers and Climate Change (STUDY GUIDE 4 :-)

Final Lab Exam Thursday May 2

Final Lecture Exam = Wednesday, May 8, 10AM

Latham Hall Rm. 125

 

Video/lecture assistance

Video Vault

 

Lab assistance

Minerals (not all 30 but with physical properties)

Igneous Rock Identification

 

Links

Iowa Geological and Water Survey

United States Geological Survey

 

NPR Science Friday mp3s

Changing Climate Means Changing Oceans (1/21/11)

Searching For Science in a Glass of Beer (12/03/10)

Americans Fail the Climate Quiz (12/03/10)

Gulf Oil Spill Reveals New Oil Earting Bacteria (2010)

Going Green @ College (2010)

Global Warming Policy (2007)