LECTURE SCHEDULE & NOTES
Week Tuesday Thursday Reading Assignments LAB Assignment

1

August 27th

Course Basics

August 29th

Fundamental Principles

Slide Show or  Outline

Chapter 1 No Lab

2

September 3rd

Fundamental Principles

Slide Show or  Outline

September 5th

Rocks & Minerals

Slide Show or  Outline

Chapter 2 Fundamental Principles

3

September 10th

Rocks & Minerals

Slide Show or  Outline

September 12th

Diversity of Life

Slide Show or  Outline

Chapter 3 Rocks of Ohio

4

September 17th

Diversity of Life II

Slide Show or  Outline

September 19th

Review for Exam I

Chapter 1-3 Fossil Preservation

5

September 24th

Midterm Exam I

September 26th

Diversity of Life II

Slide Show or  Outline

Chapter 3 No Lab

6

October 1st

Ecology & Realms of the Earth

Slide Show or  Outline

October 3rd

Sedimentary Environments

Slide Show or  Outline

Chapter 4 & 5 Sedimentary Environments

7

October 8th

Geologic Time & Stratigraphy

Slide Show or  Outline

October 10th

Geologic Time & Stratigraphy

Slide Show or  Outline

Chapter 6 & 7 Geologic Time

Radiometric Dating

8

October 15th

Case Study Research Day

October 17th

Review for Exam II

Chapter 8 & 9 Lab Practical

9

October 22nd

Midterm Exam II

October 24t

Principles of Evolution

Outline

Chapter 11 No Lab

 

10

October 29th

Principles of Evolution

Slide Show

October 31st

Plate Tectonics  &  Mountain Building
Outline 

Chapter 12 & 13 Plate Tectonics 

11

November 5th

Precambrian Archean Outline

November 7th

Precambrian Proterozoic Outline

Chapter 14 & 15 Fossil Identification & Index Fossils

12

November 12th

The Early Paleozoic Era
Outline 

November 14th

Midterm Exam III

Chapter 16 Fossil Identification II

13

November 19th

The Mid-Late Paleozoic Era
Outline 

November 21st

Mesozoic Era

Chapter 17 More fun with fossils

14

November 26th

Mesozoic Era

November 28th

NO CLASSES - Thanksgiving

Chapter 18 & 19

 

Review for Practical

15

December 3rd

Paleogene

December 5th

Pleistocene Glaciation 
Outline 

Chapter 12-19

 

Final Lab Practical

FINAL EXAM

Tuesday, December 10th @ 8:00pm

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