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1000syllabus - 11/3 Surface Water 13 11/8 Oceans 17 GLY...

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GLY 1000 DYNAMIC EARTH Section 1, 10:10-11:00 MWF Instructor :Bill Parker Office Hours: 2:00-3:00 MWF (or by appt.) Office: Dittmer 627 Phone: 4-5860 e-mail: parker@gly.fsu.edu Text : Understanding Earth , Press and Seiver Course Web Page: http://gly.fsu.edu/~parker/web/begin.html user: semi passwd: nole Course Theme/Goals: The earth is constantly changing, being reshaped by a variety of internal and surface processes. Geology involves the use of the scientific method to reveal and understand these processes. The purpose of this course is to give the non-science major an introduction to geology, emphasizing earth processes and how they affect humankind. The student is responsible for all material (lecture and audio-visual) presented in class and the assigned readings in the text. TOPICS DATE BEGINNING TEXT CHAPTER 8/30 Introduction 1 9/6 Minerals 2 9/13 Igneous Rocks 3,4 9/20 Volcanoes 5 9/27 Weathering, Sedimentary Rocks 6,7 10/4 FIRST EXAM 10/6 Metamorphic Rocks 8 10/11 Geologic Time 9 10/18 Mass Wasting 11 10/25 Groundwater 12 11/1 SECOND EXAM
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Unformatted text preview: 11/3 Surface Water 13 11/8 Oceans 17 GLY 1000 DYNAMIC EARTH SECTION 01 file:///C|/WINNT/Profiles/Administrator/Desktop/syllabus.html (1 of 2) [8/31/1999 9:34:11 AM] 11/17 Earthquakes 18 11/29 Seismology 19 12/6 Plate Tectonics 20 12/17 FINAL EXAM Grading: Three exams, each worth 33.33% of your final grade. Final average will be curved such that class median is raised to 75 % (if necessary). No curves on individual exams. No extra credit. Exams will be essay (choose three questions from 6 or more) or short answer (you choose which version to take). For the first two exams, one scheduled makeup will be offered in the following week for those students who missed the exam. No other makeups will be offered for these exams. A=100-90;B=89-80;C=79-70;D=69-60;F=59-0. The FSU Honor Code will be followed GLY 1000 DYNAMIC EARTH SECTION 01 file:///C|/WINNT/Profiles/Administrator/Desktop/syllabus.html (2 of 2) [8/31/1999 9:34:11 AM]...
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