MESA COLLEGE

GEOLOGY 101

Physical Geology Laboratory

Wednesdays

2:20pm to 5:20pm

 

INSTRUCTOR

R. Ray Rector

Prof's E-mail

PROF's CURRICULUM VITAE

 

COURSE INFORMATION

Course Syllabus

Lab Schedule

Course Resources

 

LAB ACTIVITY WORKSHEETS

Scientific Method Lab

Isostasy/Plate Tectonics Lab

Plate Tectonic Map

Minerals I Lab

Minerals II Lab

Igneous Rocks Lab

Sedimentary Rocks Lab

Metamorphic Rocks Lab

Midterm Prep Lab

Geologic Dating Lab

Earthquake Lab

Topographic Maps I Lab

Structure I Lab

Geology Maps Lab

Final Exam Prep Lab

Final Exam Prep Worksheet Key

 

LAB PRESENTATIONS

Intro Geo Lab - Sci Method and Units

Isostacy and Plate Tectonics

Minerals

Igneous Rocks and Volcanoes

Video on Volcanoes

Sedimentary Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Geologic Dating

Topographic Maps

Earthquakes

Structural Geology

Geologic Maps

 

LAB LECTURE OUTLINES

Intro to Geology (Lab 1)

Plate Tectonics (Lab 3)

Minerals (Lab 4)

Igneous Rocks and Magma (Lab 5)

Sedimentary Rocks(Lab 6)

Metamorphic Rocks (Lab 6)

Geologic Dating (Lab 8)

Earthquakes (Lab 9)

 

LABORATORY PRACTICAL EXAMS

Lab Midterm Pratical Exam Information

Geologic Timescale Practice Chart

Lab Final Pratical Exam Information

Geologic Structure Blocks Practice

Geologic Structure Blocks Practice

Geology Map Practice Quiz

Geology Map Practice Quiz Key

 

WEEKEND FIELD TRIPS

FIELD TRIP #1 - Coastal Geology AND Tectonics

Field Trip #1 Information

In-Person Field Trip #1 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #2 - Shoreline Processes

Field Trip #2 Information

In-Person Field Trip #2 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #3 - Coastal Processes

Field Trip #3 Information

In-Person Field Trip #3 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #4 - Environmental Concerns

Field Trip #4 Information

In-Person Field Trip #4 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #5 - Overnight Desert Geology

Overnight Cochella Valley Geology Field Trip Info Sheet

Overnight Cochella Valley Geology Field Trip Guidebook

Sexual Harassment Training Program

 

Ray's Lake Morena Pluton Figures

Ray's Lake Morena Pluton Masters Thesis

Salton Sea Field Trip Slide Show

 

EXTRA CREDIT WORK

Global Warming Assignment

 

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