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GLG 101 Assignment: Groundwater Lab

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: pp. 213–227 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendix N. Answer the Appendix N questions from your lab book. Write your responses in Appendix N. Complete ALL of Appendix N. Post completed Appendix N to the individual forum. Due day 7

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GLG 101 Assignment: Relative and Absolute Geologic Time Lab PART 1 OF 2

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www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 89–104 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendixes I & J Identify and classify the rock examples in Appendix I. Answer the Appendix questions from your lab book. Write your responses in Appendix J. Complete ALL of Appendix J. Post completed Appendixes I and J and post them in the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Assignment: Relative and Absolute Geologic Time Lab PART 2 OF 2

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Resources: pp. 89–104 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendixes I & J Identify and classify the rock examples in Appendix I. Answer the Appendix questions from your lab book. Write your responses in Appendix J. Complete ALL of Appendix J. Post completed Appendixes I and J and post them in the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Assignment: Topographic and Contour Maps Lab Appendix D

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 32–45 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendix D Answer ALL questions in Appendix D Write your responses in Appendix D.


Complete Appendix D. Post the completed Appendix D in the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Assignment: Volcanic Products Lab PART 2 OF 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 69–86 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendixes G & H Identify and classify the rock examples in Appendix G. Answer the questions in Appendix H from your lab book in Appendix H. Write your responses in Appendix H. Complete ALL of Appendix H. Post completed Appendixes G & H in the individual forum. Due day 7.


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GLG 101 Assignment: Deserts Lab

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 265–276 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendix M Answer the Appendix M questions from your lab book. Write your responses in Appendix M. Complete ALL of Appendix M. Post completed Appendix M to the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Assignment Earthquake Technology Lab


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 156–170 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendix F Answer the questions listed in Appendix F from the lab book. Write your responses in Appendix F. Complete ALL of Appendix F. Post the completed Appendix F in the individual forum. Due day 7

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GLG 101 Assignment Relative and Absolute Geologic Time La

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Resources: pp. 4–20 of the lab book and Appendix E Answer the questions in Appendix E from the lab book. Complete ALL of Appendix E. Post the completed Appendix E in your individual forum. Due day 7b

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GLG 101 Assignment: Volcanic Products Lab PART 1 OF 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 69–86 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendixes G & H Identify and classify the rock examples in Appendix G. Answer the questions in Appendix H from your lab book in Appendix H. Write your responses in Appendix H. Complete ALL of Appendix H.


Post completed Appendixes G & H in the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Entire Course

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com GLG 101 Assignment: Relative and Absolute Geologic Time Lab GLG 101 Assignment: Earthquake Technology Lab GLG 101 Assignment: Volcanic Products Lab PART 2 OF 2 GLG 101 Assignment: Volcanic Products Lab PART 1 OF 2 GLG 101 Assignment: Relative and Absolute Geologic Time Lab PART 1 OF 2 GLG 101 Assignment: Relative and Absolute Geologic Time Lab PART 2 OF 2 GLG 101 Assignment: Deserts Lab


GLG 101 Assignment: Groundwater Lab GLG 101 Week 1 CheckPoint: Study of Earth GLG 101 Week 1 Assignment: Minerals GLG 101 Week 2 CheckPoint: Fossils and the Geologic Column GLG 101 Week 2 DQS GLG 101 Week 3 CheckPoint: Plate Tectonic Theory GLG 101 Week 3 Assignment: Earthquakes GLG 101 Week 4 DQS GLG 101 Week 5 CheckPoint: Weathering and Erosion GLG 101 Week 5 Assignment: Sedimentary Rocks GLG 101 Week 6 DQS GLG 101 Week 6 CheckPoint: Metamorphic Rocks GLG 101 - Week 6 Assignment: Metamorphic Rocks Lab PART 1/2 GLG 101 - Week 6 Assignment: Metamorphic Rocks Lab PART 2/2 GLG 101 Week 7 Assignment: Deserts, Glaciers, and Climate GLG 101 Week 7 CheckPoint: Water Impacts GLG 101 Week 8 CheckPoint: Fossil Fuels and Minerals GLG 101 Week 8 DQS GLG 101 Week 9 Capstone CheckPoint


GLG 101 Assignment: Topographic and Contour Maps Lab- Appendix D GLG 101 Final Project: Title Factors and Forces of Geological Features

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GLG 101 Final Project: Title Factors and Forces of Geological Features

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: U.S. Geological Survey Web site and Appendix A Choose a state or one of the following regions: Region 1: Interior Plain Region 2: Appalachian Highlands Region 3: Rocky Mountain System Region 4: Pacific Mountain System Region 5: Atlantic Plain


Review the different regions at: http://tapestry.usgs.gov/ Create a 12- to 15-slide MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation for your selected state or region.

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GLG 101 Week 1 Assignment Minerals

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: Ch. 2 of the text, Virtual Mineral Lab, and Appendixes B & C Conduct the minerals lab by clicking on the following link: Use the mineral worksheet found in Appendix B to record your observations and results in identifying different minerals. Write a summary answering the following: What are the four requirements for a material to be classified as a mineral? How do you differentiate between minerals? Briefly summarize the six methods to tell minerals apart. Summarize the major differences between minerals and rocks.


Post your Mineral Identification Worksheets and summary as an attachment in the individual forum. Due day 7. Review Appendix A and choose a region or state that you plan to research for your final project. Submit your chosen region or state to your instructor in the individual forum for approval.

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GLG 101 Week 1 CheckPoint: Study of Earth

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: Ch. 1 of the text and Nebular Theory animation Write a 200- to 300-word description of the three branches and three systems of geology. Review the animation at http://www3.interscience.wiley.com:8100/legacy/college


/skinner/0471152285/animations/animations/mod_1/nebular_theory.htm l Respond to the following: According to the nebular theory, how did the solar system develop? How is uniformitarianism related to the evolution of Earth and the solar system? Post your description and responses in the individual forum. Due day 5.

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GLG 101 Week 2 CheckPoint: Fossils and the Geologic Column

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: Ch. 3 of the text and p. 12 of Geoscience Laboratory Post your responses to the following in the individual forum: Review Figure 3.6 on p. 68 of the text. How do fossils help in determining the relative age of strata? Are the three different localities around the same relative age? Explain your response.


Reference p. 12 of the lab book. What periods are the fossils from in Figure 3.6? What does this say about the area in Figure 3.6? Due day 5

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GLG 101 Week 2 DQS

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Discussion Question 1: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 1 thread. Due day 2. I will assign you one of the following methods of evaluating geological time: Absolute Dating and Numerical Age or Relative Dating Describe your assigned method and how it is used to evaluate geologic time.


Review another student’s method different from yours. Reply to another student who describes a different method than yours and comment on which method you think is more reliable or accurate. Discussion Question 2: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 2 thread. Due day 4. Scientists debate about the use of fossils as a tool to determine records of various events, such as the vanishing of the dinosaurs or the origin of our ancestors. Discuss the role of fossils in helping scientists develop accurate records of the geologic history of the Earth based on what you know of fossils from your textbook and other sources. In your discussion address important discoveries such as the 3.3-million-year-old fossilized remains of a child in the Dikika region of Ethiopia. Accounts can be found at Note: Click on the above link to go to the MSNBC Web site. In the search bar type “oldest baby fossil found” to locate information. Note: Click on the above link to go to the National Geographic Web site. In the search bar type “oldest baby fossil” to locate information. Note: Click on the above link to go to the New Scientist Web site. In the search bar type in “old baby fossil Ethiopia

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GLG 101 Week 3 Assignment: Earthquakes

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: Ch. 6 of the text and the Igneous Rock animation View the animation at http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch12_an imations/animation1.html Respond in 200 to 300 words to the following questions: Where do igneous rocks originate? How are they formed? What are the two categories of igneous rocks? What are the distinguishing characteristics between the two categories of rocks? Post your response in the individual forum. Due day 5.

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GLG 101 Week 3 CheckPoint: Plate Tectonic Theory

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: Ch. 4 of the text and Continents of the Past animation Respond to the following scenario: Your younger brother is in fifth grade. He comes home and tells you to look at an animation his teacher showed him in geology class. Review the animation at http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch13_an imations/animation3.html After viewing the animation, your brother has a look of disbelief on his face, “C’mon, really? Our whole continent moves? That’s bogus!” Instead of blowing him off like you usually do, you decide to sit down and educate him about plate tectonics. First, you provide him an overview about two historical figures that contributed to the plate tectonic theory. Then you decide to show him how the plates move by boiling a pot of water, which is shown on p. 108, and relating it to mantle convection and plate movement. Write a 200- to 300-word summary about the two historical figures and the process of mantle convection and plate movement.


Post your summary in the individual forum. Due day 5.

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GLG 101 Week 4 DQS

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Discussion Question 1: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 1 thread. Due day 2. Review the Hot Spot animation at http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch14_an imations/hot_spot.html. Post your response to the following: Describe how plate tectonics is related to the formation of volcanoes. Which type of plate margin commonly forms volcanoes? Name one of the most popular volcanoes in the United States or the world. Review http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch14_an


imations/walk_ring_fire.htm l or http://nationalatlas.gov/dynamic/dyn_volcano.html if you need assistance. Discuss whether the volcano is active and how it has affected the area.

Discussion Question 2: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 2 thread. Due day 4. Review the Volcanoes video at http://higheredbcs.wiley.com/legacy/college/murck/0471747270/geodisc overies/ch06/Volcanoes.htm. Post your response to the following: What types of volcanic features are discussed? What caused these volcanic features? What do you think the future of the Hawaiian Islands is from the geologic point of view?

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GLG 101 Week 5 Assignment: Sedimentary Rocks

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www.snaptutorial.com Resources: Ch. 8 of the text and the Clastic Sedimentary Rocks animation View the animation at http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch12_an imations/animation2.html Write a 700-word paper that provides an overview of how plate tectonics affects sedimentation. Answer the following questions: Where do sedimentary rocks originate? How are they formed? What are the three categories of sedimentary rocks? What are the distinguishing characteristics between the three categories of rocks? Post your paper as an attachment in the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Week 5 CheckPoint: Weathering and Erosion - Please Add Own Images


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: Ch. 7 of the text Create a five- to seven-slide MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation of the following: Description of difference between weathering and erosion. Graphical representation of the following: mechanical weathering chemical weathering water erosion wind erosion ice erosion Include a references slide for the graphical images you use. Post your presentation as an attachment individual forum. Due day 5.

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GLG 101 Week 6 Assignment: Metamorphic Rocks Lab PART 2 of 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 108–116 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendixes K & L Identify and classify the rock examples in Appendix K. Answer the Appendix L questions from your lab book. Write your responses in Appendix K. Complete All of Appendix K & L. Post completed Appendix K & L in the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Week 6 Assignment: Metamorphic Rocks Lab PART 1 of 2


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: pp. 108–116 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendixes K & L Identify and classify the rock examples in Appendix K. Answer the Appendix L questions from your lab book. Write your responses in Appendix K. Complete All of Appendix K & L. Post completed Appendix K & L in the individual forum. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Week 6 CheckPoint: Metamorphic Rocks

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www.snaptutorial.com Resource: Ch. 10 of the text. Respond to the following questions in 200 to 300 words: Where do metamorphic rocks originate? How are they formed? What are the two categories of metamorphic rocks? What are the distinguishing characteristics between the two categories of rocks? Post your response in the individual forum. Due day 5.

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GLG 101 Week 6 DQS

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Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 1 thread. Due day 2. View the Understanding Faults animation at http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch14_an imations/faults.html. Describe the different types of faults and discuss at least one similarity and one difference between a fault and a fold. If the San Andreas Fault in California is to continue its activity, what does the future look like for that area? What precautions must be taken?

Discussion Question 2: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 2 thread. Due day 4. Post your response to the following: What are the major differences between topographic and geologic maps? Refer to Figure 9.21 on p. 264 of the text. How do you determine the slope of the land surface in this figure? If you consider building a house in a location in this area, what is the best location for your house? Why? Refer to Figure 9.22 on p. 265 and locate at least three main structural features. Discuss why the Canmore community is established on the northeast side of the map.

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GLG 101 Week 7 Assignment: Deserts, Glaciers, and Climate

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com GLG 101 Week 7 Assignment: Deserts, Glaciers, and ClimateResources: Ch. 13 of the text, China Desert video, and online animations Review the following Ch. 13 video, China Desert: http://www.wiley.com/college/murck/0471747270/ngs_videos/china_des ert/index.html Review the following animations: Types of Dunes: http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch19_an imations/animation4.html Glacial Landforms: http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch20_an imations/glaciers.html Compare and contrast the geological features of a desert landscape and glacial landscape. Describe at least one process that creates the resulting landforms of each.


Review pp. 402–410 on Global Climate Change. Respond to the following: Summarize the climate changes that have occurred from the past to the present. Responses must be a minimum of 350 words. Predict what you think the Earth will look like into the 21st century. Consider the weather and changes in geological features. Responses must be a minimum of 350 words. Post your responses together in the individual forum. Responses must be a minimum of 350 words each. Due day 7.

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GLG 101 Week 7 CheckPoint: Water Impacts

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resources: Ch. 11 of the text, Sinking England video, and online animations


Review the following Ch. 12 video, Sinking England: http://www.wiley.com/college/murck/0471747270/ngs_videos/sinking_e ngland/index.html Review the following Web sites: Wave Refraction land forms: http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch19_an imations/animation2.html Coastal Landforms: http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471669695/interactivities/flash/ waves_wind/waves_wind2.htm Summarize the hydrologic cycle. How important is this cycle to Earth? Post your summary to the individual forum. Due day 5

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GLG 101 Week 8 CheckPoint: Fossil Fuels and Minerals

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Resources: Ch. 15 of the text and Web sites on fossil fuels Respond to the following in 300 to 350 words: Where do fossil fuels and minerals come from? Describe how at least one fossil fuel and mineral is formed from its sources. Navigate to the following Web sites to help in your research: Note: Click on the link above to go to the South Australian Museum Web site. Click on the heading What’s on and select online galleries from the drop down menu. For information on fossils, click on the Origin Energy Fossils Gallery. Note: Select the link listed above to go to the U.S. Department of Energy Web site. Type Fossil Fuels in the Search bar located on the top right side of the screen. Click on the first article listed, Department of Energy – Fossils Fuels. Once it opens, you will find a list of fossil fuels that you may select to find more information. Post your responses to the individual forum. Due day 5.

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GLG 101 Week 8 DQS


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Discussion Question 1: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 1 thread. Due day 2. Post your response to the following: Geologic events, such as volcanic activity, play an important role in forming many of our valuable resources, such as fossil fuel, lead, copper, and gold. For example, fig. 15.21 on p. 476 of the text shows the role of basaltic magma in forming one of the most valuable ores to our civilization, chromium. Select an important ore mined in your state or region, and discuss how geologic events played a role in forming this ore. Discuss the importance of this ore in the economy of your selected area and the U.S. as a whole. Discussion Question 2: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 2 thread. Due day 4. Post your response to the following: Discuss a nonrenewable resource that you think will have the most significant effect to our lives if it is depleted. Explain your choice. Are there current efforts to conserve it? Provide an example of a person, place, or thing that utilizes a renewable resource


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GLG 101 Week 9 Capstone CheckPoint

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: Visualizing Geology Discuss in 200 to 300 words, the importance of the science of geology to us as a civilization. Provide at least two examples. For example, the ability to predict earthquakes and other disasters, or understanding mining and the use of natural resources. Post your response to the individual forum. Due day 7

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: pp. 213–227 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendix N. Answer the Appendix N questions...

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: pp. 213–227 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendix N. Answer the Appendix N questions...

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