Lab 3 - Geologic Time
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1) Using your lab manuals on pages 99
1101 Learning Module 6 - Rock Cycle and Igneous Rocks
Directions: Listed below are this weeks' questions to answer.
Igneous Rock Identification
Identify all of the igneous r
Physical Geography and Journey to the Center of the Earth
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save this file and upload via the submit work icon under assignments. Remember I need the
Lab 4 Topographic Maps
Make note: we are using labs 8 and 9 in our lab manual for this assignment
1) Using the conversion factors, provided in your lab manual (lab 8, page 110), convert
the following fractional scales to verbal scales.
Lab 8 - Geologic Structures
Do-it-yourself geologic modeling.
Look around your house and find something that will behave in a plastic manner (Playdoh, clay, silly putty etc.) DO NOT USE A WATER BOTTLE. In geology, we use plastic
to describe something t
Lab 5 - Minerals and Mineral Identification
Directions: Listed below are this weeks questions to answer. Please note: I appreciate the
answers in a different color and/or font from the questions.
Mineral Physical Properties and Identification
1101 Lab 7
Labs 4 and 5 in the Lab Manual
Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rock Identification
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Lab 2 Astronomy and the Earth Moon Sun
Readings for this assignment are under the LM 2 not found in the lab manual
1. Name the planets of our solar system in order starting from the Sun.
2. What are the differences between the Terrestrial and the Jovian p
1. Plate Tectonics Activity (http:/www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics)
I advise you use FireFox or Internet Explorer for the browser and you will need
Shockwave to run the activity. Shockwave is a free application and the site will
Lab 9 - Earthquakes
Virtual Earthquake (http:/www.sciencecourseware.com/VirtualEarthquake/) is an
interactive Web-based activity designed to introduce you to the concepts of how an
earthquakes are measured and located.
Go through the Virtual Earthquake