PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LABORATORY

Wednesday, 3:30-5:20 pm, Fall 2016

 

COURSE OUTLINE: Read each assignment before the laboratory.

DATE  

Laboratory TOPIC

LAB MANUAL

AUG 31 Thinking Like a Geologist Chapters 1
SEPT 7 Mineral Properties, Uses Identification      Chapter 2
SEPT 14 Mineral Properties   Chapter 2
SEPT 21 EXAM 1: MINERAL IDENTIFICATION Chapter 2
SEPT 28 Rock Identification (Igneous Rocks)  Chapter 3
OCT 5 Rock Identification (Sedimentary Rocks)  Chapter 4
OCT 12 Rock Identification (Metamorphic Rocks) Chapter 5
OCT 19 EXAM 2: ROCK IDENTIFICATION Chapters 3-5
OCT 26 Dating of Rocks, Fossils and Geologic Events Chapter 6
NOV 2 Topographic Maps Chapter 7
NOV 9 Geologic Structures Chapter 8
NOV 16 Stream Processes, Landscapes, Mass Wastage and Flood Hazards Chapter 9
NOV 30 Groundwater Process and Glaciers Chapters 10 and 11
DEC 7 EXAM 3: MAP INTERPRETATION Chapters 6-11