Intro to Soil Science Lec. 1-2 Introduction Book Ch. 11/10/20113NRES 201 Spring 2011 Grading System:8 Quizzes (@25 pts; best of ~14)200 ptsA+ 9804 Problem sets* (@25 pts)100 ptsA = 920 - 9792 Examinations (@100 pts)200 ptsA-= 900 - 9191 Laboratory Grade300 ptsB+ = 880 - 8991 Final examination (comprehensive)200 ptsB = 820 - 879Total Possible1000 ptsB-= 800 - 819Plus: Bonus points for attendance via i-clicker40 ptsC+ = 780 - 799C = 720 - 779C-= 700 - 719D+ = 680 - 699D = 620 - 679D-= 600 - 619F < 600 pointsFine print:1. Quizzes are unannounced, cover both lectures and readings, I-Clickers will be used, do not forget!2. Problem Sets are not on a fixed schedule and are due on or before the beginning of the hour the day they are scheduled due. No late problem sets will be accepted. * You can make a movie about soils – substitutes for last two homeworks, see syllabus for details.3. Makeup quizzes will not be given except for excused absences due to serious illness or official university business. There will be more than 8, will count the best 8.
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