Introduction to Geology
GLG101

​Introduction
Syllabus / Is Geology Relevant? / News / Pretest + Answer Sheet / Shorty: Tetraethyl Lead / Interview / Black Boxes or Cartesian Diver
Smashing Granite & Using Stereoscope / FR: Restless Earth /

Earth's Shape, Dimensions & Heat
Study Sheet / Lecture Slides / Shorty: Arsenic in Food /

Atoms to Minerals
Atoms to Molecules Lecture Slides / Atoms to Minerals Study Sheet (+ Vocab) / Counting Atoms / Atoms to Minerals Packet
Film Review: Minerals (Film Review) / Atom Drawings / Rock Forming Minerals Lab / Economic Minerals Lab / Shorty: Arsenic In Food
Density / Mineral Keys: MIT / Namowitz / ASU / Monterey / Generic Key / Rock & Mineral Project

Igneous Rocks
Igneous Environments Lecture / FR: Intrusive Rocks / Ch 5 SS: Igneous Environments
Igneous Lecture / Ch 5 SS: Pages 1-4 / FR: Volcanic Rocks / FR: Intrusive Rocks
Igneous Rock Lab / Make Crystals + Hydrates / Igneous Rock Slides 1-10

Sedimentary Rocks
Eating Dirt / Sediment Chart / Lab 6: Sed Rocks / Sand Observations / Reynolds Sed SS
FR: Sed Rocks / Soil Size / Porosity & Permeability Lab / ​Sand Lab / Grain Size Lab

Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphic Lecture / Metamorphic Lab / FR: Met Rocks / Metamorphic Rock Lab / Reynolds Met Study Sheet
Rock & Mineral Review Site / Thin Sections

Plate Tectonics
Plate Puzzle / PT Map / FR: Colliding Continents / PT Vocab 1 / Vocab 2 / PT Lab Answer Sheet / Fossil Map / Plate Tectonics, Pt 2
Hawaiian Island Lab / New Plate Tectonic Lab / Fossil Pieces / Plate Map / Puzzle Pieces / Lat/Long Map / Hawai'i / Plot EQ & Volc
PT Review Worksheet / Volc & EQ World Map

Volcanoes
Volcanoes Lecture / Volcanoes & Volcanic Hazards SS / Landforms- Volcanoes / Volcanic Rocks

Earthquakes
Earthquake Lab / FR: Japan's Killer Quake / Epicenter & Magnitude Lab / Supervolcano / Mercalli Lab / Epicenter Lab / Earthquakes & Subsidence

Weathering
FR: Weathering & Soil / Weathering Lecture

Historical Geology
FR: Historical Geology This 10-part video is > 1 hour. Complete it at home. / FR: Geologic Time
​Earth History Lecture / Hist Geo Lab, Pt 1 / Earth Viewer

Mass Wasting
​FR: Mass Wasting / Lecture: Mass Wasting Structural Geology / Mass Wasting Lab

Groundwater
FR: Groundwater / Groundwater Lecture / NOVA: Sinkholes / AZ Water Map

Running Water
Streams & Flooding Lecture / FR: Running Water, Part 2 / Shorty: Dowsing / River Lab / FR: Running Water, Part 1
Shorty 8: Colorado River / Landforms - Rivers Lab / Shorty: Eager Beaver

Wind & Waves
FR: Waves

Deserts
FR: Grazing & Soil / Sahel Activity

Geologic Structures
FR: Geo Structures / Geologic Structures Lecture

Earth Resources

Handy Links & Chapters + Maps

The topical outline below will adapt over time. This is the outline for a face-to-face class and will change depending on the interests of our class.
Topics

Maps
Phoenix Topo Map / Review Phoenix Topo & Rivers / Topo Map Intro / AZ Map / Topo Lab 1 / Lat & Long / Topo Legend
Union Hills Lab Map / Phx Topo Lab / Profile Lab / AZ & Ka Lae Map Lab

Exam Archives
Exam 2 Review / Review 1 - Review 2 - External Review / Rock & Mineral Exam / Spring '18 Lecture Review
Mineral & Rock Exam Answer Sheet / Review All Minerals & Rocks

Shorty Assignments
Soil Cowboys / Tetraethyl Lead / Rivers / Navajo Coal Mining / Minamata

Misc. Lab
Determining Composition

Various Films
Earth: The Operator's Manual (ETOM) / Poisoned Waters / Gasland / Ecology: Barry Commoner's Viewpoint
How the Earth Was Made / Raging Planet / How Much is Earth Worth? / Planet Earth - Fresh Water / Faces of Earth

Field Trips
Union Hills / North Mt. / Power Plant / Marcus Landslide