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GEO 1013.002 Third Planet Introduction
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Instructor - Jeff Neathery, P.G. Office - SB 3.01.39L Generally in the afternoon or by appointment Phone - none cell Email - jsn@neathery.com (preferred)
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GEO 1013 OBJECTIVES To provide a basic understanding of the Earth we live on how natural resources and natural hazards impact our life the effect of humankind on the habitat and ecology of Planet Earth To expose students to a set of interdisciplinary science topics, focusing on awareness of significant geological phenomena
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GEO 1013 OBJECTIVES To develop an appreciation for how scientists recognize problems, identify existing data and conduct the search for new data that can be used in problem solving
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Q-COURSE This course is designated as a Q-course and satisfies UTSA’s quantitative scholarship requirements The program will help undergraduate students acquire basic quantitative literacy and numeracy skills.
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READING RESOURCES Required Textbook: Lutgens & Tarbuck, (2005) Foundations of Earth Science (6 th edition). Prentice Hall Other assigned reading
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COURSE MATERIALS ON LINE Blackboard: Syllabus Lectures Additional Resources Mastering Geology
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GRADING Course evaluation will consist of three exams and a final that covers primarily the lecture materials. Exams and the Final will be multiple choice. All scores will be posted on Blackboard. There will also be two homework assignments and four online quizzes.
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GRADING Content Percent of final grade Subtotal percent Exam 1 Current 15 Exam 2 Current 15 Exam 3 Current 15 Final Exam Cumulative 15 60 Online Quizzes (4) 5 20 Homework (2) 10 20 100
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The following scale will be used for assigning final grades: A+:98-100%
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