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Tentative Schedule

May-June 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
23 24 25 26 27
          Disney Trip - Sub.

Universe Sandbox exploration, tutorial development (non Disney)
          Disney Trip - Sub.

Universe Sandbox exploration, tutorial development (non Disney)

Universe Sandbox lab (all)



           No Class
        Early Dismissal 1130

Complete Universe Sandbox lab simulations (due end of period)



HW: Planets 1 (online), Planetary Science 1 supplem. + worksheet
30 01May 02 03 04

Planets 1 Q&A

Review Planetary Science I supplem.

HW: Read Optical Telescopes*, complete associated worksheet*

*Stellar Astro. E-Unit


Review Optical Telescope worksheet

Meade LX200 introduction


HW: Read Meade LX200*, Space Tech. 1 (online)
*Stellar Astro. E-Unit

Skywatching opportunity, 2030 hrs. Mondauk Park

Meade LX200 assembly lab
       Sub. (Schmidt - SCUBA)

Planets 2 (online) - special emphasis on outer solar system (due Mon.)

Planetary Sci. supplem II + worksheet (due Mon.)

Space Tech II (online) - Pioneer and Mariner
        Early Dismissal 1130

Meade LX200 assembly lab






07 08 09 10 11


Planets 2 Q&A

Space Tech II Q&A (Pioneer and Mariner)


Review Planetary Sci. supplem. II



Planets 2 Q&A

Space Tech II Q&A (Pioneer and Mariner)


Review Planetary Sci. supplem. II

Meade LX200 assembly lab and field observations (outside)







HW: Planets 3 (online) due Tues.




          No Class


              Last Day for
      Comm. Study Seniors



Space Tech. 1 + LX200 component quiz


Parting words for seniors


Merry making is authorized


Senior Prom
12May
14 15 16 17 18
Keystone Exams
3 hr. late opening
Pds. 1, 5, 3, 7


Review Space Tech II


The Universe: Mercury and Venus




Keystone Exams
3 hr. late opening
Pds. 2, 4, 3, 6

The Universe: Mercury and Venus

Discuss Mercury and Venus

HW: Space Tech II (online) - Viking
Keystone Exams
3 hr. late opening
Pds. 3, 5, 1, 7

Planets 3 Q&A

Discuss Planetary Sci. Supplem. III - Mars

Discuss Mars
Keystone Exams
3 hr. late opening
Pds. 2, 4, 6, 7


           No Class



HW: Planets 4 - Jupiter, Saturn (online), Space Tech 2 (online) Galileo, Voyager - due Tues.  

Starry Night C1-C6





HW: Planetary Sci. supplem. IV + worksheet*
- due Wed..
*Lengthy assignment, spread it out
21 22 23 24 25


Starry Night C1-C6
(due end of pd.)




Discuss Planetary Sci. Supplem. III - Europa

Planets 4, Space Tech 2 - Jupiter, Saturn, Galileo, Voyager, Cassini Q&A

Discuss Planetary Sci. Supplem. IV - Saturn




Discuss Planetary Sci. Supplem. IV - Saturn, Neptune

The Universe: Traveling Deep Inside Uranus and Neptune (via Youtube)


HW: Planets 5 (online), Planetary Sci. supplem. V + worksheet - due Wed.



           No Class

Complete
The Universe: Traveling Deep Inside Uranus and Neptune (via Youtube)

Discuss Uranus, Neptune
28 29 30 31 01Jun

          No Classes
       Memorial Day


           


Starry Night D1-D4
(due end of pd.)

Planets 5 Q&A

Discuss Planetary Sci. V


NEO Lab


NEO Lab

04 05 06 07 08
        Senior Finals - EN, SS

NEO Lab (due end of pd.)
          Senior Finals - SCI
0745-0915 - Room/Proctor TBA
         Senior Finals - MA



          No Class











Course Wrap-up
Prep. for final exam*



*Dual enrollment students cannot exempt final exam
11 12 13 14 15

           No Classes
  Final Exams (SS, EN)







Commencement
Class of 2018

          No Classes
    Final Exams (SCI)



0745-0915 - Rm. 202 w/Schmidt - Students with a science conflict take the AES/AGS final first


         No Classes
    Final Exams (MA)

             No Classes
   Final Exams (Make up)







 Summer Break Begins



                                                                                    


Calender Codes
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
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 (Online :  )
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 2018
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 - 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 Extra

Lab - Seismology: Good Friday
        Earthquake

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 - The Universe: Alien Galaxies
Video Outline - The Universe - Mercury and Venus
Video Worksheet - America's Tsunami
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