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Tentative Schedule   

October-November 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
01Oct 02 03 04 05

Begin Mineral Properties 1*lab




*Lab (Parts 1 and 2) require familiarity with Minerals 2

Begin Mineral Properties 1*lab

Complete Mineral Properties 1 lab (check answers vs. key)

Mineral Properties 2 lab







        No Class

Mineral Properties 2 lab (due end of period)
08 09 10 11 12

Splendid Stones* + worksheet

HW: Petrology 1 and 2 online, watch Igneous Coastline* video lesson - due Thurs.

*Go to Extras page on geochief.  Click on Schmidt's travels and then Maine.  Download this video before watching it due to file size.

Splendid Stones* + worksheet





HW: Complete Splendid Stones worksheet (due Thurs.)

*Splendid Stones is available on some browsers here


              PSAT
         No Classes

         

Petrology 1 and 2 Q&A

Petrology lab (igneous)






HW: Petrology 3 (online)view Sediments and Tides, Fossils 1 and 2 from Schmidt's Travels (Maine), due Mon.

Petrology lab (igneous)
15 16 17 18 19

Petrology 3 Q&A

Petrology lab (sed.)


HW: Petrology 4 (online), watch Regional Geology and Metamorphic Processes from Schmidt's Travels (Maine), due Fri.

Petrology lab (sed.)

Sedimentary environments (transgressions, regressions, grain sorting)

Petrology lab (sed./meta.)




        No Class
      Early Dismissal 1130


Petrology 4 (Q&A)

Complete Petrology lab (due end of pd.)
22 23 24 25 26

Prep. for Field Exam (outside)







Rock/Mineral Field Exam (outside)

        Valley Green
         Field Study

Depart 0930
Return 1330

Rock/Mineral Field Exam
(outside)
                 Pep Rally
            Shortened Pds.


Conclude Rock/Mineral unit



Schmidt available for exam review Sun. 1900-2000 hrs in Virtual Classroom
29 30 31 01Nov 02

Exam (Written) - Mineralogy/Petrology - covers Min. 1-2, Rocks 1-4, Splendid Stones and related material


HW: Tectonics 1 (online)

Intro. Tectonics unit and lab

Tectonics 1 Q&A

Plate Tectonics lab Part 1


Halloween




        No Class

Plate Tectonics lab Part 1




HW: Tectonics 2* (online) - due Mon.

*NO CLASS Q&A. Post questions in Schoology and Schmidt will respond from IND.
05 06 07 08 09
         Sub: Schmidt in IND

Tectonics lab Part 2







HW: Tectonics 3 (online) (due Thurs.)
       Sub: Schmidt in IND

         Election Day
           No Classes

       
        Sub: Schmidt in IND

Tectonics lab Part 2





HW: Plate Tectonics lab Extra (optional) (due Mon.)

Tectonics lab Part 2-3




HW: Tectonics Suplementary 1 + worksheet (due Mon.)

Tectonics lab Part 3

Complete Tectonics Lab
12 13 14 15 16


Tectonics 3 Q&A


Discuss Tectonics Supplem.










Schmidt available for exam review 1900-2000 hrs in Virtual Classroom

Exam: Tectonics (Tectonics 1-3, Tectonics Supplem. 1, TBook Ch. 7 (all) + 9.8)

Intro. Supervolcano

HW: Supervolcano prelab questions (due Fri.)



        No Class




Supervolcano
19 20 21 22 23

Supervolcano





HW: Supervolcano essays (due Wed. at the latest)

Complete Supervolcano

Discussion
       Early Dismissal 1130

Conclude Tectonics unit

        Thanksgiving
          No Classes

      

  Thanksgiving Wknd.
         No Classes


Calender Codes
Red = Tests/Quizzes
Gold = Graded Assignments/Labs
Green = Reading Assignments
Blue = Videos/DVDs
Grey = Lecture Notes
Block Days


Lecture Notes
Geologic Time 1 - Geologic Timescale (Online :38)
Geologic Time 2 - Index Fossils
Introduction 1 - Big Picture (Online :38)
Introduction 2 - Studying the Earth (Online :34)
Meteorology 1 - Intro. to Atmos. Science (Online :34)
Meteorology 2 - Atmospheric Heat (Online :39)
Meteorology 3 - Clouds and Precipitation (Online :48)
Meteorology 4 - Atmospheric Stability (Online :47)
Meteorology 5 - Air Pressure and Wind (Online :42)
Meteorology 6 - Wind Systems (Online: 37)
Mineralogy 1 - Introduction to Mineralogy (Online :26)
Mineralogy 2 - Properties and Identification (Online :43)
Motion 1 - Celestial Navigation
Oceans 1 - The Global Ocean (Online :50)
Oceans 2 - The Ocean Floor
Petrology 1 - Rock Cycles (Online :20)
Petrology 2 - Igneous Rock (Online :40)
Petrology 3 - Sedimentary Rock (Online :43)
Petrology 4 - Metamorphic Rock (Online :27)
Planets 1 - Intro. to Planetary Science (Online :36)
Planets 2 - Planet. Structure and Evolution (Online :47)
Planets 3 - Terrestrial Planets (Online :41)
Planets 4 - Jovian Planets (Online :58)
Planets 5 - Minor Planetary Bodies (Online 1:06)

Scuba 1 - Dive Science
Scuba 2 - Dive Equipment (Online :28)
Scuba 3 - Dive Skills
Seismology 1 - Earthquakes
Seismology 2 - Measurement and Monitoring
Seismology 3 - Damage and Aftermath
Stellar Astronomy 1 - Galactic Features (Online 1:00)
Stellar Astronomy 3 - Stellar Classification (Online :50)
Stellar Astronomy 4 - Stellar Evolution (Online :50)
Tectonics 1 - Cont. Drift & Seafloor Spreading (Online :41)
Tectonics 2 - Theory of Plate Tectonics (Online :49)
Tectonics 3 - Select Tectonic Regions (Online :41)


Class Materials & E-Units


AES 372 Midterm Review Sheet 2018
AES 372 Final Review Sheet 2018
Article - Anti-Matters
Article - Divisions of Geologic Time (USGS)
Article - Forging the Planets 
Article - How Nature Builds A Planet
Article - Messier Marathon

Article - Exploring Earth's Inner Core/Moon
Article - Seeing the Light
Article - Solar Storms
Article - Tracking Yellowstone's Activity
Assignment - Academy of Natural Sciences
Assignment: Business of the Geosciences 
Assignment - Film Critique
Assignment - Geologic Cross Sections
Assignment: Nor'easters
Assignment: Plate Tectonics
Assignment - UDHS Heat Index System
Article - Under the Volcano

Assignment - Wind Systems
Chart - Geologic Timescale

Chart - Rock Type Symbols
E-Unit - Introduction to Atmospheric Variables
E-Unit - Marine Chemistry
E-Unit - Paleontology
E-Unit - Physical Geology




E-Unit - Remote Sensing
E-Unit - SCUBA Diving
E-Unit - Stellar Astronomy
Field Study - Geologic Setting
Lab - Atmospheric Moisture and Stability

Lab - Doppler Radar

Lab - Introduction to Forecast Products
Lab - Marine Chemistry
Lab - Mineral Properties 1
Lab - Mineral Properties 2  
Lab - The NEW Solar System: Near Earth Objects

Lab - Petrology
Lab - Petrology Field Study
Lab - Plate Tectonics (Parts 1-3)
Lab - Plate Tectonics Supplemental
Lab - Superstorm of '93
Lab - Supervolcano
Lab - Wind Forecasting
Lab - Wind Mapping
Lab - Wind Systems

Wind Systems Projects

Alberta Clipper
Lake Effect Snow
Nor'easter
Chinook Wind
Bermuda
Santa Ana
North American Monsoon


Video Lesson - Chasing El Nino
Video Outline - Amazing Earth
Video Outline - Before the Dinosaurs 
Video Outline - Chasing El Nino
Video Outline - How the Earth was Made
     (Includes terminology list)
Video Outline - Nor'easters: Killer Storms 
Video Outline - Storm of the Century
Video Outline - The Universe: Life and Death of a Star
Video Outline - Universe 2001: Creation 
Video Worksheet - Amazing Earth

Video Worksheet - Chasing El Nino
Video Worksheet - The Universe: Life and Death of a Star

Video Worksheet - Splendid Stones
Video Worksheet - Storm of the Century

Video Worksheet - Survival in the Skies
Video Worksheet - Universe 2001: Creation
Worksheet - Earth Structure 
Worksheet - Paleontology Supplem.
Worksheet - Planetary Science I
Worksheet - Space Weather
Worksheet - Tectonics I Supplementary