The mid-term exam will be in class on March 14. If you are absent, it is your responsibility to contact me (email, phone) about taking a make-up exam BEFORE the exam. If you miss the exam date without notifying me beforehand, the highest score you can get on a make-up is 70% (i.e., midterm grade […]
Here is the video that was shown in class on the formation of the Earth and the mechanics of plate tectonics. It shows up in the lecture notes from Chapter 3 as a still image of the first scene, so I’m including it here because it contains some useful information not covered very thoroughly by […]
Chapter 3 of the Getis Textbook briefly discusses the three types of rocks that form the Earth’s crust. While it mentions the rock cycle, it does not do it justice in terms of explaining its importance in linking the three types of rocks. This page provides some great information and animations that better describe the […]
Here is just a small sampling of topics that interest me and might hold interest for you as well. Be creative and choose something about which you would like to think and become more of an expert.