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AGS 371 is taught in alternating academic years opposite AGS 371.  The next iteration of AGS 381 will begin September, 2017.

Tentative Schedule

May-June 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
28 29 30 31 Sept01
         
04 05 06 07 08
         
11 12 13 14 15
         
18 19 20 21 22
         
25 26 27 28 29
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

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 2016
AGS 381 Final Exam Review Sheet 2016

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 - Physical 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

Worksheet - US Government 1