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Tentative Schedule

February 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
29 30 31 01Feb 02

       No Classes
   Midterm Exams





         No Classes
       Midterm Exams

    Science 0745-0915*
See Schoology for Room
          location
    Makeup 0945-1115
        Room 202



*Students doubled up in science will take the AGS exam during the makeup period

     ANS Field Trip 
   Depart end of Pd. 2
      (0915-1400)

    
ANS infommercials due 15Feb17

Intro. astronomy

Course selection with juniors

DeGrasse Tyson interview (15:02)
        Early Dismissal 1130

Dual enrollment portfolios due

Course selection with juniors
05 06 07 08 09

Astro. 1





HW: US Govt 4 assignment (- Facilities section) (due Wed.)

Astro. 1

Review Gov't 4 assignment

NASA Socio-Economic Impact jigsaw activity

NASA facilities activity

HW: Gov't 4b online (due Mon.)

  Super Bowl Parade

     

No plan - students at school can begin working on Stellarium        





         No class

12 13 14 15 16

Complete NASA facilities activity

Gov't 4B Q&A

Prep for Stellarium lab





Stellarium lab

Stellarium lab

Stellarium lab

Messier Marathon scenario





HW: Historical Astronomy Supplem. + worksheet*,Historical Astro. 1 (online) (due Wed.)

*Lengthy assignment-spread it out

       

         No Classes
  President's Weekend

       
 
19 20 21 22 23

         No Classes
     President's Day

         

Stellarium Lab Quiz

Historical Astro. Supplem. Q&A

Starry Night lab A1-A6, A13


Stellar Astro. 1 (online), Cosmology supplem. + worksheet (due Tues.)




          No Class

Starry Night lab A1-A6, A13

26 27 28 01 02

Complete Starry Night A1-A6, A13 (first half)    

Fundamental Forces of Nature



         

Astro. 1 Q&A

Review Cosmology supplem.



HW: Stellar Astro. E-Unit Celestial Navigation*

*Needed for Celestial Navigation lab

Celestial Navigation lab

Celestial Navigation lab
        Early Dismissal 1130

Complete Celestial Navigation lab
05 06 07 08 09

The Universe: Alien Galaxies*




*Outline available
         

The Universe: Alien Galaxies

Exam: All astro. materials to date

Intro. Space Weather


HW: Stellar Astro. 2 (online), Space Weather Supplem. + worksheet (due Fri.)


        
            No Class

Stellar Astro. 2 Q&A

Discuss Space Weather Supplem.

Universe 2000 excerpt


HW: Space Weather E-Unit Introduction, Solar Flares, download Space Weather lab
                                                 

Calender Codes
Red = Tests/Quizzes
Gold = Graded Assignments/Labs
Green = Reading Assignments
Blue = Videos/DVDs
Grey = Lecture Notes
Block Days



Lecture Notes
Astronomy 1 - The Nature of Astronomy
Geologic Time 1 - Geologic Timescale (Online :38)
Geologic Time 2 - Index Fossils
Geologic Time 3 - Paleogeography
Government 1 - Geosciences
Government 4A, 4B - Space Sciences  (Online A [:39], B [:39])

Historical Astronomy 1 - Ancient Astronomers (Online  :49)
Historical Astronomy 2 - Renaissance (Online :40)
Historical Astronomy 3 - Modern Astronomy
Introduction 1 - Big Picture (Online :38)
Introduction 2 - Studying the Earth  (Online  :34)
Mineralogy 1 - Introduction to Mineralogy (Online :39)
Mineralogy 2 - Properties and Identification (Online :43)
Motion 1 - Celestial Navigation
Petrology 1 - Rock Cycles (Online :20)
Petrology 2 - Igneous Rock (Online :40)
Petrology 3 - Sedimentary Rock (Online :43)
Petrology 4 - Metamorphic Rock (Online :27)
Petrology 5 - Mineral and Rock Resources (Online :38)
Planets 1 - Intro. to Planetary Science (Online :36)
Planets 2 - Planet. Structure and Evolution (Online :47)
Planets 3 - Terrestrial Planets (Online :41)
Planets 4 - Jovian Planets (Online :58)
Planets 5 - Minor Planetary Bodies (Online 1:06)
Planets 6 - Extrasolar Planets (Online :  )
Satellite 1 - Remote Sensing
Satellite 2 - Instruments
Satellite 3 - Imagery
Satellite 4 - GPS
Seismology 1 - Earthquakes
Seismology 2 - Measurement and Monitoring
Seismology 3 - Damage and Aftermath
Space Technology 1 - Telescopes
Space Technology 2 - The Grand Explorers (Online :38)
Stellar Astronomy 1 - Galactic Features (Online 1:00)
Stellar Astronomy 2 - The Sun (Online :45)
Stellar Astronomy 3 - Stellar Classification (Online :50)
Stellar Astronomy 4 - Stellar Evolution (Online :50)
Tectonics 1 - Cont. Drift & Seafloor Spreading (Online :39)
Tectonics 2 - Theory of Plate Tectonics (Online :49)
Tectonics 3 - Select Tectonic Regions (Online :41)

Class Materials & E-Units


AGS 381 Midterm Exam Review Sheet 2018
AGS 381 Final Exam Review Sheet 2018

Article - Anti Matters
Article - At the Hearts of Barred Spirals
Article - Beyond Pluto
Article - Buried Treasure
Article - Deeper
Article - Divisions of Geologic Time (USGS)
Article - Don't Forget Christchurch Earthquake
Article - Early Chinese Observations... 
Article - Exploring the Earth's Inner Core/Moon
Article - First Messier Marathon
Article - First Mission to the Last Planet
Article - Forging the Planets
Article - Fracking Nation
Article - Giving Birth to Galaxies
Article - How Nature Builds A Planet
Article: Is This the Best Place to Find
           Life in the Solar System 
Article - Killer Gas in Africa's Lake Kivu
Article - Lake Tanganyika's Ancient Reach
Article - Meet the New Planets
Article - Mission to Mercury
Article - Neptune Rising
Article - News From Earths Wayward Twin Titan
Article - Raising the Rockies
Article - Saturn Spectacular
Article - SEC Mandates Businesses Disclose...
Article - The New Madrid Earthquakes
Article - Tracking Yellowstone's Activity
Article - Treasure of the Black Smokers

Article - Under the Volcano
Article - USArray: Geoscientist's Earth Telescope
Article - Very Best Telescope
Article - Very Long Baseline Array
Article - When Kobe Died






Assignment - Academy of Natural Sciences
Assignment - Business of Geosciences
Assignment - Film Critique

Assignment - US Government 1
Assignment - US Government 4

Assignment - Images of the Solar System
Assignment - Mineral Group
Chart - Geologic Timescale
Chart - Rock Type Symbols
E-Unit - Paleontology

E-Unit - Structural Geology
E-Unit - Space Weather
E-Unit - Stellar Astronomy
Field Study - Geologic Setting
Lab - Economic Geology

Lab - Economic Geology Business    
        Model Presentation
Lab - Kepler's Laws

Lab - National Earthquake Info.
        Center

Lab - Mineral Exploration
Lab - Mineralogy Parts 1-3
Lab - Near Earth Objects (NEOs)
Lab - Petrology
Lab - Petrology Field Study

Lab - Plate Tectonics (Parts 1-3)
Lab - Plate Tectonics Lab Extra

Lab - Seismology: Good Friday
        Earthquake

Take Home Exam - Tectonics
Video Outline - America's Tsunami:
        Are We Next
Video Outline  - The Day the Earth Shook
Video Outline - How the Earth was
        Made: Iceland

Video Outline - The Universe: Alien Galaxies
Video Outline - The Universe - Mercury and Venus
Video Worksheet - America's Tsunami
Video Worksheet - The Day the Earth Shook
Video Worksheet - Splendid Stones
Worksheet - Cosmology Supplem.  
Worksheet - Earth Structure Supplem.
Worksheet - Earthquake Supplem. 
Worksheet - Economic Geology I Supplem.
Worksheet - Economic Geology II Supplem.

Worksheet - Historical Astronomy Supplem.
Worksheet - Mineral Groups
Worksheet - PA Mineral Industry
Worksheet - Planetary Science I
Worksheet - Planetary Science II
Worksheet - Planetary Science III
Worksheet - Planetary Science IV
Worksheet  - Planetary Science V
Worksheet - Seismology Supplem. I
Worksheet - Space Tech. Supplem. I

Worksheet - Tectonics Supplem. I
Worksheet - Tectonics Supplem. II