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   LABS  Title  Description
  Lab A Physical Properties of Minerals No pre-lab activity for this lab, but a good review of physical properties. Use this virtual rock box to study minerals.
  Lab B Mineral Identification No pre-lab activity for this lab
   Lab C Rock Identification No pre-lab activity for this lab.
    Exam 1 Review Rock & Mineral Identification
(40 pts.)
 Review for Rock & Mineral Identification
   Lab D  Metric System   Metric system lab
  Lab E Topographic Maps lab

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Introduction to topographic map information and contour lines. Click on the Topographic Maps link at left.  Read through the information, look at all of the examples provided for you, and use this to answer the questions on the worksheet in your lab manual titled "Pre-lab Exercise" for Lab E   You will turn these materials in at the beginning of class (5 points).

Pre-lab E Worksheet

Pre-lab E Topographic Map

  Lab F Earth History lab

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Introduction to the length of geologic time, geologists who contributed to our understanding of Earth's history, and the main principles we use to unravel the order of geologic events.  Click on the Earth History link at left.  Read through the information, look at all of the examples provided for you, and use this to answer the questions on the worksheet in your lab manual titled "Pre-lab Exercise" for Lab F.  You will turn these materials in at the beginning of class (5 points).

Pre-lab F Worksheet

Personal Time Scale Sheet

Personal Time Scale Example

  Lab G Earthquakes & Earths Interior lab

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The basics of earthquakes and the earth's interior.  

Pre-lab G Worksheet

  Exam 2 Review    
  Lab H Oceanography lab

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Introduction to oceanography. Measuring the depths of the oceans, ocean floor features and Surface Ocean Currents.

Pre-lab H Worksheet

Pre-lab H Surface/ Currents Map


Option 2: Pre-lab H Surface/ Currents Map [PDF File] - You'll need Adobe Reader to open this file
 

  Lab I Temperature Phenomena  

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Introduction to Sun's radiation and heating of the atmosphere, albedo, and daily mean temperature and daily range.

Pre-lab I Worksheet

 

  Lab J Weather Maps

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Pre-lab J Worksheet
  Lab K Astronomy

Pre lab K Notes

 Pre-lab K Worksheet
  Exam 3 Review    

External Resources/ Links

  
picture of earth, links to www.earth.nasa.gov

 http://www.earth.nasa.gov/

website for the NASA Earth Science Enterprise
picture of volcano, links to www.topozone.com

picture of topozone icon, links to www.topozone.com http://www.topozone.com

TopoZone is the Web's center for recreational and professional topographic map users.  Web's first interactive topo map of the entire United States.