Kurt Wilkie
     Geology 101 
     Lecture Sections 1, 2 and 3
        Office Hours: M  11:10-12:00(noon); 2:10-3:00pm
                             W  11:10-12:00(noon); 2:10-3:00pm
                                   or by appointment

          Office:  1027 Webster     Phone:  509-335-2261
        e-mail:   geology.101@wsu.edu
        Lecture web page:
www.wsu.edu/~geology101/sec1
                                        or lms.wsu.edu
        Lab web page:  lms.wsu.edu

Syllabus (sec 1)                                         

Syllabus (sec 2) 


If you are having difficulty obtaining your textbook here are the first 2 chapters in pdf format so you do not get behind. 


       Prelude

       Chapter 1 Earth in Context

       Chapter 2 The Way the Earth Works: Plate Tectonics


Interesting links:

    Cleaning up Hanford's Groundwater

    Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes:
            A Magnitude 9.0 Earthquake Scenario

 
Table of Contents:
Reminders
SmartWork due dates
Geology 101 Lab Information
Announcements
Passport to Science
Clicker_Registration
Help_Documents
Lecture Grades
Homework_Assignments_and_Term_Project
Lecture_Notes
Previous_Weeks_Lecture_PowerPoint_Presentations
Quiz/Exam_Study_Guides and Review Slides


On Friday:    What is the muddiest point from this weeks lecture? 
                         If you have one, send me an e-mail or drop off a card
                         at the lecturn
at the beginning of class and I will answer
                         your question on Friday.

Reminders:

      Quiz and Exam:

        Lecture Exam 1 Friday September 22nd

             •       Same time, Same room
          •       Bring Pencils and WSU ID (photo ID)

           –    Multiple choice, 100pts computer graded

           –    Identification from slides

             •       Chapters 1-5, text, lecture, and video

             •       Covers material thru Wed. September 24
          •  Assigned seating - check the seating charts as you enter the room

             •       Study Guides are on the lecture web page
                http://www.wsu.edu/~geology101/sec1


  Extra Credit Night Video
      Movie:  SuperVolcano - What would happen if Yellowstone were to erupt?
                     When:   September 25
                      Time:   6:30pm
                    Where:   Fulmer 226



Quiz and Exam Study guides              
    Quiz1 & Exam 1 (Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)              Review slides

Review slide sets created with Microsoft PowerPoint so it is recommended that you use use Internet Explorer (9 or 10)to view.  Viewing problems have been reported using other internet browsers and Internet Explorer for sytem 8.       

SmartWork due dates:



       Chapter 5   Reading question set     Due: Wednesday September 20, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 5   Concept question set     Due: Wednesday September 20, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 6   Reading question set     Due: Friday September 29, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 6   Concept question set     Due: Friday September 29, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 7   Reading question set     Due: Wednesday October 4, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 7   Concept question set     Due: Wednesday October 4, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 10   Reading question set     Due: Wednesday October 11, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 10   Concept question set     Due: Wednesday October 11, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 9   Reading question set     Due: Wednesday October 18, 2017 by 11:59pm
       Chapter 9   Concept question set     Due: Wednesday October 18, 2017 by 11:59pm


Geology 101 Lab Information

    Lab Schedule                     

    TA Contact Information          

    Tutor Room Hours         

         Finals Week Tutor Room Hours      (not active)


Announcements:  Welcome to Geology 101!

    Here is a link to a You Tube video about why it is important to study Earth Science.     I hope you enjoy it!

             http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxbIJH4fTYo



Passport to Science:

Starting in September  Passport to Science    program
        This is away to earn up to 10 bounus points through
                 the end of the semester by:

                1) meeting with a Geology 101 TA and significantly

                      discussing your research project; and
                 2) attending events sponsored by the Common
                        Reading Program - click on link below for eligible events 

                                     http://commonreading.wsu.edu/calendar/

          The passports will be passed out or you may pick-up your
          passport the week of January 31 or thereafter.  To receive
          credit. attend and get your passport stamped after the
          event.  You will turn in your passport at your lecture during
          dead week so your bonus points can be tallied and recorded.          



If you are interested in learning more about what geologist do and job             opportunities, check out the link to        geology.com
    If you have any questions please contact me.


  
 Clicker On-Line Registraton
      An on-line WSU registration system for the iclickers is now available.  You will need register your iclicker here by clicking on the appropriate link below.   Please follow the instructions.
      Use your Student ID and then type in your iclicker ID making sure all letters  are capitalized.  If you are unable to read the iclicker ID then please bring your iclicker to me during office hours and I can retrieve the ID number for you so you can complete your registration.


Geology 101 Lecture 1and 2  (MWF 10:10-11am) - Iclicker Registration

Geology 101 Lecture 3 (MWF 1:10-2pm) - Iclicker Registration



Help documents:
   
Preparing for Geology 101 quizzes and exams: Success is in your hands
    
Relative age dating help document:   Relative age dating   
    YouTube video Folds, Strike and Dip explanation: 
Folds, Strike and Dip   
   
Eathquake information sheet (future reference)
 


 
Lecture Grades

Grades are posted by the last 5 digits of your WSU ID number in numerical order.  If there are duplicate numbers then the number is followed by the first letter of the first name.

      
Please check your scores for accuracy, if you see an error in the
    lecture scores please bring me the original paper so the recording
    error can be corrected.


Grade reminder:          
As stated in the course syllabus you must receive at least a 60%
in lecture
and at least 60% in lab to pass the course.  If you are
lower than 60% in either you will fail the course.  If you have 3
or more unexcused lab absences then you fail the course.  An
excused absence means you made up the missed lab.

         Sec 1 and 2        (MWF 10:10am)           
         Sec 3                  (MWF 1:10pm)       

Please check your scores for accuracy, if you see an error in the lecture please bring me the original paper so the recording error can be corrected.

If you believe your lab score is not correct then please check the Blackboard site for your lab scores and contact your TA if there are any recording errors.
 

Have you picked up all your Assignments, Quizzes, and Exams?
   Any quizzes, exams, homework, and in-class assignments that have not been picked up during class are available in the brown cabinet on the left as you enter Geology Tutor office (Webster 152).  Ask the TA on duty to open the cabinet and retrieve your papers. 

   Labs which were not picked up/returned are also filed in this cabinet by lab section number.  Ask the TA for assistance in retrieving your labs.




Homework, Assingments and Term Project:
   Help links:    
How to Register for Smartwork5 with Blackboard - video                                               
    Syllabus homework    part 1-3 for sec 1,2,3            tutorial portion with on-line instructions

    Syllabus homework    part 3
          Due at begining of class Friday August 25, 2017

      Information sheet
          Due at begining of class Friday August 25, 2017

    Mineral Homework      
                     Due: Wednesday September 13, 2017 at begining of class
 
                 (late pentalty: pts reduced by 50%  per day late)

    Geologic Time/Structures Homework        (not available)   
                Due at the beginning of class ____________, 2017
                                  assignments can be turned in early if you like

                    (late pentalty: pts reduced by 50%  per day late)

    GeoTour Homework (accessable through on-line SmartWork site)
              Due Tuesday December 5, 2017 at 11:00pm  (site closes)     (not available)         
                    Download the following files:  
                          Geology 101 GeoTour Homework instructions  

                          Essentials_4E_Geotours.kmz  
(save this file to your hard drive)    

    Research Project information
                                       
         The research project is an intergal part of the lab.  Information
         about the research project is available on the lab Blackboard site. 
         Your lab TA will explain about the requirements and due dates.

                  The idea of the researc project is to have ou apply what you are learning
                  in this course.  The topics are not limited to lectuure or lab.  You are
                  encouraged to work on the prject early and talk with your TA or myself
                  about your project and photos.  The only restriction is that the project and
                   photos can not be within Pullman or along the Pullman-Moscow highway. 
                  You may use photos you have taken from previous trips but clear this with
                  your Lab Ta.  Photos taken from the Internet are not acceptable and are
                  considered plariarism. 





Lecture Notes: Material for Quiz 1 and Exam 1
  
Week 1     August 21-25
           Aug. 21           Syllabus and Chapter 1 The Earth in Context
           Aug. 23           Chapter 1   continued
           Aug. 25           Chapter 1 continued, Lecture notes Chapter 2 Plate Tectonics

Week 2     August 28 -  September 1
           Aug. 28           Chapter 2 The Way the Earth Works: Plate Tectonics
           Aug. 30           Chapter 2 Plate Tectonics continued
           Sept. 1            Chapter 2 continued  and start
                                         lecture notes: Chapter 3
Patterns of Nature: Minerals

Week 3     September 4-8
          
Sept. 4             University Holiday - no classes
           Sept. 6             Chapter 3  Minerals  continued
           Sept. 8             Chapter 3 Minerals continued and Quiz 1 over
                                         Chapters 1, 2 and 3 (thru Wed Sept 6)

Week 4 
September 11-15
           Sept. 11            Chapter 3 Minerals continued and
                                          lecture notes Chapter 4

           Sept. 13            Chapter 4 Up from the Inferno: Igneous Rocks
           Sept. 15            Chapter 4 Ingeous rocks  and start
                                      Chapter 5 The Wrath of Vulcan:Volcanic Eruptions

Week 5  
September 18-22
           Sept. 18             Chapter 5 Volcanic Eruptions continued
          
Sept. 20             Chapter 5 Volcanic Eruptions continued
           Sept. 22             Exam 1  covers Chapters 1-5



               
Lecture PowerPoint presentations from previous week are best viewed
                with Internet Explorer.  Note some animations may not
                work and will leave a blank slide.

Week 1     August 21-25
           Aug. 21           Syllabus and Chapter 1 The Earth in Context
           Aug. 23           Chapter 1   continued
           Aug. 25           Chapter 1   continued

Week 2     August 28 -  September 1
           Aug. 28           Chapter 2 The Way the Earth Workds: Plate Tectonics
           Aug. 30           Chapter 2 Plate Tectonics continued
           Sept. 1            Chapter 3 Plate Tectonics continued

Week 3     September 4-8
          
Sept. 4             University Holiday - no classes
           Sept. 6             Chapter 3 Patterns of Nature: Minerals
           Sept. 8             Chapter 3 Minerals continued and Quiz 1 over
                                         Chapters 1, 2 and 3 (thru Wed Sept 6)

Week 4 
September 11-15
           Sept. 11            Chapter 3 Minerals continued
           Sept. 13            Chapter 4 Up from the Inferno: Igneous Rocks
           Sept. 15            Chapter 4 Ingeous rocks  and start Chapter 5 The Wrath
                                         of Vulcan:Volcanic Eruptions

Week 5  
September 18-22
           Sept. 18             Chapter 5 Volcanic Eruptions continued
          
Sept. 20             Chapter 5 Volcanic Eruptions continued
           Sept. 22             Exam 1  covers Chapters 1-5


                                                    
Quiz and Exam Study guides                              Slides sets

    Quiz1 & Exam 1 (Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)             
Review slides
    Quiz 2 & Exam 2 (Int-B,D; Chapters 6,7,10,9)    Review slides 
    Quiz 3 & Exam 3 (Chapters 1-10,14-16,8,InterludeF,D)
            Review slides Exam 3 part 1    (Chapters 13,14,16,15)
           
Review slides Exam 3 part 2    (Chapters 18,8,Interlude F)

Review slide sets created with Microsoft PowerPoint so it is recommended that you use use Internet Explorer to view.  Viewing problems have been reported using other internet browsers.