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Unformatted text preview: GEOL 101 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOLOGY LABORATORY Instructor: Dr. Sebnem ARSLAN E-mail: sebnem_okten@yahoo.com Office Hour: Tuesday 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM Introduction to the laboratory and Introduction to the laboratory and required materials required materials Lab Manual: Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology, 7th ed., Richard M. Busch, Editor, prepared for Hunter College (ISBN 978-053-623-2748) A metric/English ruler A compass (for drawing circles) A hand lens. The Hunter College Bookstore has these Grading: The laboratory section of the course will count for 50% of your total grade. Your lab reports will count for 45% Laboratory exams 45% Attendance 5% Participation 5%. A bound black and white or green and white composition notebook. It should be lined or have a grid. This notebook will be your lab notebook Bring your laboratory notebook and your laboratory manual each laboratory meeting. Laboratory Preparation: It is imperative that you read the laboratory manual before coming to class. The laboratories are complex, and if you do not read them before class you will have difficulty turning them in on time. Directions to prepare your notebook: At the beginning of each new lab, you must come to class with the introduction already written. 1) Number all the pages in the lab manual and label the first three pages Table of Contents. 2) As you work in the lab notebook date each page with the current date and fill in the Table of Contents. All page numbers and dates should be on the upper left of the left-hand pages and the upper right of the right-hand pages. 3) All work must be done in pen. If you need to change an answer cross out the original with a single line, and clearly make the desired change. 4) Each laboratory will include the following sections: an introduction, procedure, materials used (where relevant), charts and tables that you will fill in on the appropriate pages of your lab manual and attach to your notebook, answers to the questions posed in the laboratory manual, and a conclusion. You must include the relevant figures, charts, graphs etc. that a given question/answer refers to. The introductions and conclusions of your labs must be in your own words. CHAPTER 1 OBSERVING AND MEASURING EARTH MATERIALS AND PROCESSES PART A: Observing Earth Materials and Processes of Change through Time When making observations, RECORD qualitative information (by describing how materials look, feel, smell, taste, behave) and quantitative information (by measuring materials, processes of change in time and space). Scales of Earth Observation...
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