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Tentative Schedule

April 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
19Mar 20 21 22 23

Stellar Astro. 3




HW: Complete Stellar Astro. 3 (online), Stellar Astronomy E-Unit Stellar Naming Systems



Stellar Naming Systems lab (Requires Stellarium software)





HW: Stellar Astronomy Supplem. 1 + worksheet

         Snow Day
        No Classes

Assignment due dates remain unchanged!


Discuss Stellar Astro. 1 supplem.

Stellar Naming Systems lab



HW: HR Diagram lab  - plot stars (one set due Fri.)

Early Bird Special  +3 if HR lab completed prior to Spring Break)

Snow Day
No Classes



No Class

Complete Stellar Naming Systems lab

HR Diagram + questions (due 02Apr)


                                                               Spring Break 24Mar-01Apr

Spring Break Assignment

Complete HR Diagram + questions (if not already completed)
Read Stellar Astro. 2 & 3 supplem. + accompanying worksheets

Both assignments due 02Apr18

02 03 04 05 06

Discuss Stellar Astro. 1-3

Dual Enrollment for ESS 111 - General Astronomy opens


HW: Stellar Astro. 4 (online), Stellar Astro. 4 supplem+worksheet (due Thurs.)

Starry Night F2-F6


Starry Night F2-F6 (due end of period)

Stellar Astro. 4 Q&A

Discuss Stellar Astro. 4 supplem.

         Early Dismissal 1130

Nuclear fusion within stars


09 10 11 12 13

The Universe: Life and Death of a Star*



HW: Historical Astronomy 2 (online), due Wed.

*Also available on Youtube, outline and worksheet available on geochief

The Universe: Life and Death of a Star




Historical Astronomy 2 Q&A

Assign Stellar Astro. take home exam

Starry Night B1-B6


HW: Stellar Astro. take home exam (due Thurs., 19Apr 2200 hrs. to Turnitin - paper copy in class Fri.)






          No Class

Complete Starry Night B1-B6


Dual Enrollment for ESS 111 closes.  Deadline for all paperwork and checks.


HW: Read background material from Kepler's Laws lab (due Mon.)
16 17 18 19 20

Kepler's Laws lab

Kepler's Laws lab

Kepler's Laws lab

Kepler's Laws lab

Complete Kepler's Laws lab





23 24 25 26 27
          Disney Trip - Sub.

Universe Sandbox exploration, tutorial development (non Disney)
          Disney Trip - Sub.

Universe Sandbox exploration, tutorial development (non Disney)

Universe Sandbox lab (all)



           No Class
        Early Dismissal 1130

Complete Universe Sandbox lab simulations (due end of period)



HW: Planets 1 (online), Planetary Science 1 supplem. + worksheet
30 01May 02 03 04

Planets 1 Q&A

Discuss Planetary Science 1 supplem.

   






 

                                                                                    


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