AGS 381 is offered in alternating academic years with AGS 371.  The next offering of this course will occur in 2021-22.

 

 

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



Lecture Notes
Astronomy 1 - The Nature of Astronomy (Online :36)
Geologic Time 1 - Geologic Timescale (Online :38)
Geologic Time 2 - Index Fossils
Geologic Time 3 - Paleogeography
Government 1 - Geosciences
Government 4A, 4B - Space Sciences  (Online A [:39], B [:39])

Historical Astronomy 1 - Ancient Astronomers (Online  :49)
Historical Astronomy 2 - Renaissance (Online :40)
Historical Astronomy 3 - Modern Astronomy
Introduction 1 - Big Picture (Online :38)
Introduction 2 - Studying the Earth  (Online  :34)
Mineralogy 1 - Introduction to Mineralogy (Online :39)
Mineralogy 2 - Properties and Identification (Online :43)
Motion 1 - Celestial Navigation
Petrology 1 - Rock Cycles (Online :20)
Petrology 2 - Igneous Rock (Online :40)
Petrology 3 - Sedimentary Rock (Online :43)
Petrology 4 - Metamorphic Rock (Online :27)
Petrology 5 - Mineral and Rock Resources (Online :38)
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)
Planets 6 - Extrasolar Planets
Satellite 1 - Remote Sensing
Satellite 2 - Instruments
Satellite 3 - Imagery
Satellite 4 - GPS
Seismology 1 - Earthquakes
Seismology 2 - Measurement and Monitoring
Seismology 3 - Damage and Aftermath
Space Technology 1 - Telescopes
Space Technology 2 - The Grand Explorers (Online :38)
Stellar Astronomy 1 - Galactic Features (Online 1:00)
Stellar Astronomy 2 - The Sun (Online :45)
Stellar Astronomy 3 - Stellar Classification (Online :50)
Stellar Astronomy 4 - Stellar Evolution (Online :50)
Tectonics 1 - Cont. Drift & Seafloor Spreading (Online :39)
Tectonics 2 - Theory of Plate Tectonics (Online :49)
Tectonics 3 - Select Tectonic Regions (Online :41)

Class Materials & E-Units


AGS 381 Midterm Exam Review Sheet 2020
AGS 381 Final Exam Review Sheet 2018

Article - Anti Matters
Article - At the Hearts of Barred Spirals
Article - Beyond Pluto
Article - Buried Treasure
Article - Deeper
Article - Divisions of Geologic Time (USGS)
Article - Don't Forget Christchurch Earthquake
Article - Early Chinese Observations... 
Article - Exploring the Earth's Inner Core/Moon
Article - First Messier Marathon
Article - First Mission to the Last Planet
Article - Forging the Planets
Article - Fracking Nation
Article - Giving Birth to Galaxies
Article - How Nature Builds A Planet
Article: Is This the Best Place to Find
           Life in the Solar System 
Article - Killer Gas in Africa's Lake Kivu
Article - Lake Tanganyika's Ancient Reach
Article - Meet the New Planets
Article - Mission to Mercury
Article - Neptune Rising
Article - News From Earths Wayward Twin Titan
Article - Raising the Rockies
Article - Saturn Spectacular
Article - SEC Mandates Businesses Disclose...
Article - The New Madrid Earthquakes
Article - Tracking Yellowstone's Activity
Article - Treasure of the Black Smokers

Article - Under the Volcano
Article - USArray: Geoscientist's Earth Telescope
Article - Very Best Telescope
Article - Very Long Baseline Array
Article - When Kobe Died






Assignment - Academy of Natural Sciences
Assignment - Business of Geosciences
Assignment - Film Critique

Assignment - US Government 1
Assignment - US Government 4

Assignment - Images of the Solar System
Assignment - Mineral Group
Chart - Geologic Timescale
Chart - Rock Type Symbols
E-Unit - Paleontology

E-Unit - Structural Geology
E-Unit - Space Weather
E-Unit - Stellar Astronomy
Field Study - Geologic Setting
Lab - Economic Geology

Lab - Economic Geology Business    
        Model Presentation
Lab: Field Observations: Naked Eye
Lab - Kepler's Laws

Lab - National Earthquake Info.
        Center

Lab - Mineral Exploration
Lab - Mineralogy Parts 1-3
Lab - Near Earth Objects (NEOs)
Lab - Petrology
Lab - Petrology Field Study

Lab - Plate Tectonics (Parts 1-3)
Lab - Plate Tectonics Lab Supplem.

Lab - Seismology: Good Friday
        Earthquake

Lab - Starry Night (Introduction)
Lab - Starry Night A1-A6, A13
Lab - Starry Night B1-B6
Lab: Starry Night C1-C5
Lab: Starry Night D1-D4
Lab: Starry Night C1, C3, D1-D2
Lab: Starry Night C2, C4-C5, D3-D4

Lab - Starry Night  - F2-F8
Lab - Starry Night G1-G4
Take Home Exam - Tectonics

Video Outline - America's Tsunami:
        Are We Next
Video Outline  - The Day the Earth Shook

Video Outline - How the Earth was
     Made: Iceland
Video Outline - Making North America:
     Origins

Video Outline - The Universe: Alien Galaxies
Video Outline - The Universe - Mercury and Venus
Video Worksheet - America's Tsunami
Video Worksheet - Apocalypse Now This - Human Extinction
Video Worksheet - The Day the Earth Shook
Video Worksheet - Splendid Stones
Worksheet - Cosmology Supplem.  
Worksheet - Earth Structure Supplem.
Worksheet - Earthquake Supplem. 
Worksheet - Economic Geology I Supplem.
Worksheet - Economic Geology II Supplem.

Worksheet - Historical Astronomy Supplem.
Worksheet - Mineral Groups
Worksheet - PA Mineral Industry
Worksheet - Planetary Science I
Worksheet - Planetary Science II
Worksheet - Planetary Science III
Worksheet - Planetary Science IV
Worksheet  - Planetary Science V
Worksheet - Seismology Supplem. I
Worksheet - Space Tech. Supplem. I

Worksheet - Tectonics Supplem. I
Worksheet - Tectonics Supplem. II