GEOLOGY 10 LAB

Review Course Welcome Information

Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR: Chris Lewis
Questions? Contact: cjlewis@ccsf.edu
Syllabus: Fall 2017

Spring 2018 INSTRUCTOR: Katryn Wiese
Questions? Contact: katryn.wiese@mail.ccsf.edu
Syllabus: Spring 2018

Students hiking out a headland

RESOURCES:   REQUIRED: Lab Manual/Textbook   |    Study Sessions   |   Historic Lab data

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Strip of Grand Canyon.

Class Introduction / Math Review (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Register for class and make sure you have sufficient time in your schedule.
    • Purchase wirebound class manual (see above instructions).
    • Protect Your Manual -- Keep pages from falling out by sewing up the spiral binding.
      Instructions: (2 min, 22 MB): Video | Video w/CC | Script
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
    • Try to complete original lab again on own
    • Complete practice lab
    • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing week's lab
      (Note: to take this quiz you must be logged into your mail.ccsf.edu account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password or don't know how to use your email, go to CCSFmail FAQ for Students.)
 
Strip of North American relief map.

Latitude, Longitude, & Compasses (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Latitude & Longitude Video Tutorial: (7.5-min, 10 MB) Video only | Video w/CC
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
 
Cedar Breaks National Park.

Topography (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
    • Try to complete original lab again on own
    • Complete practice lab
    • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing lab
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.)
      THIS QUIZ ASKS QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SIFFLEUR QUADRANGLE. TO REVIEW THIS QUADRANGLE, USE THE IMAGE IN YOUR WORKBOOK (LAB 3) OR THIS LINK: Siffleur (1.8 MB, JPG)
 

Exam 1 (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE: Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Complete Exam
    • Participate in classroom PREVIEW of upcoming material
    • Complete prereading for next week
 
Strip of a syncline.

Structural Geology (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
    • Structural Attitudes video tutorial: 8.3-min Video only (MP4: 23 MB) | Video w/CC | Script
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Web resources to assist: Website: Visualize 3D Structural Geology
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
    • Try to complete original lab again on own
    • Complete practice lab
    • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing lab
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.)
 
Cross-section strip.

Geologic Mapping (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
    • Try to complete original lab again on own
    • Complete practice lab
    • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing lab
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.)
 
Strip of geologic map of San Francisco.

Geologic Maps (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
    • Try to complete original lab again on own
    • Complete practice lab
    • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing lab
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.)
 

Exam 2 (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE: Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Complete Exam
    • Participate in classroom PREVIEW of upcoming material
    • Complete prereading for next week
 
Close-up of olivine crystals.

Minerals (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
 
Lava flow in Kilauea Hawaii.

Igneous Rocks (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
 
Oolitic limestone.

Sedimentary Rocks (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
 
Serpentinite outcrop.

Metamorphic Rocks (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
 

Exam 3 (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE: Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Complete Exam
    • Participate in classroom PREVIEW of upcoming material
    • Complete prereading for next week
 
Shelf sediment layers.

Field Trip: San Francisco Geology (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
 
Ocean Beach sandstone with fossils.

Geologic Time (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • VIDEO: Radiometric Dating: 8-min Video (MP4: 22 MB) | Video w/CC + study quizzes | Script
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
    • Try to complete original lab again on own
    • Complete practice lab
    • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing week's lab
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.)
 
Nonconformity at base of Grand Canyon.

SKIP SPRING 2018: Geologic History (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete prereading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
    • Try to complete original lab again on own
    • Complete practice lab
    • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing week's lab
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.
 

Exam 4 (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE: Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
  2. ENGAGE: Complete Exam See Instructor Syllabus and Class Schedule
  3. Geology 10L Evaluation
    (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.
    I'd really like to get your feedback on the class. It's the best way to get ideas for improvement. (I'm the only one that sees these results.)

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