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Attendance at Discussion sections is required because they form an essential part of the course where you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with minerals, rocks, maps, and other exercises as a compliment to the materials covered in lectures.

Follow this link to the Syllabus for the Discussion, which contains important information you need to know.

Discussion Sections

310 12:05 Wed. Rm A220 Weeks Hall
311 9:55 Thurs. Rm A220 Weeks Hall
312 11:00 Thurs. Rm A220 Weeks Hall
313 12:05 Thurs. Rm A220 Weeks Hall
314 1:20 Thurs. Rm A220 Weeks Hall
315 3:30 Thurs. Rm A220 Weeks Hall

Note:  Links below go to Adobe Acrobat files for specific Discussion exercise.

Discussion Schedule

Disc. # Date Topic
Jan.   22, 23 No Discussion Meetings
1 Jan.   29, 30 Major features of the Earth.
2 Feb.    5,   6 Plate tectonics.  Here is basic exercise.  You also need Image 1 and Image 2 for the exercise.
3 Feb.  12, 13 Earthquakes and their relation to plate tectonics.
Feb. 18                        First Midterm Exam
4 Feb.  19, 20 Geologic time, stratigraphy and relative ages.
5 Feb.  26, 27 Identification of minerals.
6 Mar.    5,   6 Igneous rocks.
Mar.     13                    Second Midterm Exam
Mar.   15-23                Spring Break
7 Mar.  26, 27 Topographic maps.
8 Apr.     2,   3 Geologic maps.
9 Apr.     9, 10 Geologic structures.
10 Apr.   16, 17 Sedimentary rocks.
11 Apr.   23, 24 Metamorphic rocks.
Apr.      26                   All-day field trip to Baraboo region
12 Apr.      30,  May       1   Streams and mass-wasting.
13 May      7,  8 Review for final exam.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2003 Semester