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Introduction to Geology @ UNI - Dr. Heinzel

Syllabus Spring 2017

Useful links =Week 1 - The Scientific Method , even better try this or this Hypotheses Versus Theories , Week 2 -


Lecture slides

#1 Geology, Environments, and Earth History

#2 Continents, Seas & Plate tectonics

#3 Minerals

Test 1 Friday Jan. 27

#4 Igneous rocks and Metamorphic rocks

#5 Sedimentary rocks and fossils

Test 2 - Feb. 21 - Part 1 (Lab) Mineral and Rock Identification Part 2 - Mineral and Rock Content

#6 Earth's Geologic Resources and Mining

#7 The Midwest's Geologic Resources

#8 Mountains & Earthquakes

#9 Volcanoes

Test 3 , Friday , March 10

#10 The Earth, Climate Change, and Humanity

#11 Weathering and soils

#12 Groundwater and Karst

Test 4 - Friday April 21 (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, May 3 , 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

Links

Iowa Geological and Water Survey

United States Geological Survey

 

Previous links...

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