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  North Seattle Community College's
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 101
Instructor:  Tom Braziunas

  Winter 2004 Schedule

Read how assignments are organized in the syllabus.  All assignments are due at the end of the day (midnight or 2400 hours, Pacific Standard Time).  Assignments are shown below as well as a handy clickable calendar.

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Start Day (Thursday, January 9th)
Optional Orientation Meeting on Thursday, January 9, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM -- Room LB 2236B (in the Campus Library).

COLLEGE START  Class begins (Thursday) Preparation
(due Thursday)
Starting Assignments
(due Thursday)
QUARTER BEGINS ON MONDAY Optional Orientation Meeting Study the class website.  Look over the videos, textbook and lab kit Complete "Start Here" assignments (on "Assignments" web page)


Week One (Thursday, January 9th - Wednesday, January 15th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
Tom's Rock Lab (1) Down to Earth
(2) The Restless Planet
Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 1 Week 1 Quiz


Week Two (Thursday, January 16th - Wednesday, January 22nd)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
(1) Tom's Online Topographic Lab
(2) Mike's Mt. Adams Map Lab
Minerals:  The Materials of Earth Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 2 Week 2 Quiz


Week Three (Thursday, January 23rd - Wednesday, January 29th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
(1) Tom's Mineral Scheme Exercise
(2) Mike's Mineral Sample Lab
(1) Volcanism
(2) Intrusive Igneous Rocks
Chernicoff/Fox Chapters 3 and 4 (Double Assignment) Week 3 Quiz


Week Four (Thursday, January 30th - Wednesday, February 5th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
(1) Tom's Igneous Rock Exercise
(2)
Mike's Igneous Sample Lab
(1) Weathering and Soils
(2) Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments
Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 5 (to page 108)  and Chapter 6 Week 4 Quiz


Week Five (Thursday, February 6th - Wednesday, February 12th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video & Testing Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
1) Tom's Key to Sedimentary Rock Identification
(2) Mike's Sedimentary Rock Lab
NONE

Week 5 Quiz

NONE Midterm* -- on Weeks 1 through 5 

*Midterm is on Tuesday, February 11th, 5:00 PM - 9 PM, Room 1840A -- OR -- Wednesday, February 12th, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Room 2236B.  You may come for this 2 hour exam on either evening after 5 PM (but before 7 PM).


Week Six (Thursday, February 13th - Wednesday, February 19th)
Optional Field Trip (Sunday, February 16th) -- Burke Museum and Seismic Station on University of Washington Campus

Lab Assignment
(due SUNDAY)
Video Assignment
(due MONDAY)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
NONE 
Optional Field Trip
Metamorphic Rocks Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 7 Week 6 Quiz


Week Seven (Thursday, February 20th - Wednesday, February 26th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
Mike's Metamorphic Sample Lab Geologic Time Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 8 Week 7 Quiz

 
Week Eight (Thursday, February 27th - Wednesday, March 5th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing (due Wednesday)
Tom's Relative Dating Lab (1) Mountain Building
(2) Earth's Structures
Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 9 Week 8 Quiz


Week Nine (Thursday, March 6th - Wednesday, March 12th)
Optional Field Trip (Saturday, March 8th) -- Cliffs at Discovery Park in Seattle

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Wednesday)
Tom's Geologic Structures Lab Optional Field Trip
(1) Earthquakes
(2) Earth's Interior
Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 10 Week 9 Quiz

 
Week Ten (Thursday, March 13th - Thursday, March 20th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Thursday)
Tom's Earthquake Lab (1) The Sea Floor
(2) Birth of a Theory
(3) Plate Dynamics 
(Double Assignment) 
Chernicoff/Fox Chapter 11 Week 10 Quiz

Option to take Final Exam*


Week Eleven (Friday, March 21st - Thursday, March 27th)

Lab Assignment
(due Saturday)
Video Assignment
(due Sunday)
Textbook Assignment
(due Tuesday)
Testing
(due Thursday, March 27th)
Tom's Plate Tectonics Lab NONE  NONE Final Exam* -- on studies beginning with week 6

*Final is on Thursday, March 20th OR March 27th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Room LB 2236B (same as Midterm).

 

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