Earth Science 1102 - Physical Geology of the Earth’s Surface

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Geological processes involved in the creation of a variety of landform systems and sedimentary deposits. Weathering, mass wasting, transport, deposition, depositional environments, sediment lithification, analysis and interpretation of topographic maps, cross-sections, and aerial photographs. Plate tectonic theory, volcanism, and rock and mineral forming processes are integrated. Prerequisite: Math 0481 with a grade of C or better or a qualifying score on the Math Placement Exam.
4 Credit Hours

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COURSE MEDIA

Fourteen videos from the Earth Revealed series

ORIENTATION/ATTENDANCE

Orientation is required.

EVALUATION/GRADING

Nine laboratory assignments, four exams

COURSE OUTLINE

Unit

Lesson

Required Text

Video Tapes

Laboratory Exercise

Exam Number 

1

1 & 2

Chapter 1; Portions of Chapters 2, 8 & 22

1 & 2

1

1

2

15, 16, 17, 11

Chapter 12, 13, 14, 8

15, 16, 17, 11

4, 6, 9

2

3

19, 20, 21, 22

Chapter 16, 17, 18

19, 20, 21, 22

11, 12, 14

3

4

23, 24, 25, 26

Chapters 19, 20, 21, Portions of 7, 10, 13, 16

23, 24, 25, 26

13, 15

4

 

 

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