GEOS 170C1-001: LIFE ON EARTH
Fall Semester, 2011
Class Schedule*

DATE # NOTES READINGS DUE
Ag22 m 1 Overview and Organization syllabus help check  
Ag24 w 2 Nature of Science What is Science  
Ag26 f I Wks 1 NOTES Wks 1 Instructions pdf  
Ag29 m 3 Atoms, Molecules & Life Atoms & Mollecules Lq 1-2 DueAug 29 m
Ag31 w 4 Biogeochemical Cycles Bio-Geo-Cycles  
Sp2 f w i Writing Exercise I UA Library Examples Report p 5 pdf example ref WKI hypoth Due D2L Sep 2 f
Sp5LD m   No Classes - Labor Day    
Sp7 w 5 Origin & Evolution of Life Taxonomy & Origin Lq 3-4 Due Sep7 m
Sp9 f w i Writing Exercise I Report Due TurnItIn WRITING I TurnItIn Sep 9 f
Sp12 m 6 Origin of Sex - Genetics Sex Genetics  
Sp14 w 7 Cells & Viruses Cells Lq 5-6 Due Sep 14 m
Sp16 f II WikiP Wks 2 GM Foods Wks 2 pdf  
Sp19 m 8 Genes to Organisms Genes  
Sp21 w 9 Molecular Biology Protein Synthesis Lq 7-8 Due Sep 21m
Sp23 f III Wks 3 Debate W 3 rtf pdf WK II GM food DueSep 23 f
Sp26 m 10 Theory of Evolution Darwin  
Sp28 w   LECTURES 1-10 Review for Exam Practice Exam 1 Lq 9-10 Due Oct 1 sa
Sp30 f   100 pt. EXAM #1 Assigned Seating  
Oc 3 m 11 Evolutionary Trends & Extinction MacroMicroEvo  
Oc 5 w 12 Evolution, Extinction & Future MacroMicroEvo  
Oc 7 f IV Wks 4 Human Evolution wk4HumEvol.rtf pdf Lc 15 WK III Debate DueOct 7 f
Oc 10 m 13 Human Evolution Human Evol. Lq 11-12 Due Oct 10 m
Oc 12 w 14 Global Climate and Life Climate  
Oc 14 f V Wks 5 Biodiversity Wk5.rtf pdf WK IV Hum Evo DueOct 14 f
Oc 17 m 15 Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecosystems Lq 13-14 Due Oct 21 m
Oc 19 w 16 Terrestrial Biomes Biomes  
Oc 21 f VI Wk 6 Biomes Wk6.rtf pdf WKV Biodiversity Due Oc21 f
Oc 24 m 17 Aquatic Ecosystems Aquatic  
Oc 26 w 18 Dinosaurs & extinct ecosystems pdf Lq15-16-17 Due Oct 24 m
Oc 28 f w ii Writing II Sci.Misconduct UA Libr Instrs. pdf Instructions WK VI Biomes Due Oc 28 f
Oc 31 m 19 Species Interactions Ecology Lq 18-19 Due Nov 1 tu
Nv2 w   LECTURES 11-19 Review for Exam Practice Exam 2  
Nv4 f   100 pt. EXAM #2 Assigned Seating  
Nv7 m 20 Population Biology Popn. Ecol.  
Nv9 w 21 Human Population Human Popn.  
Nv11VD f   No Classes - Veterans Day    
Nv14 m 22 Behavioural Biology Behavioural Biol. Lq 20-21 DueNov 14 m
Nv16 w 23 Risk & Toxicology Risk  
Nv18 f VII Wks 7 Human Population Wk7.rtf pdf WRITING II TurnItIn Nov 18 f
Nv21 m 24 Human Disease Hum.Disease Lq 22-23 Due Nov 21 m
Nv23 w 25 Air Pollution & Life Air Pollution  
Nv25Tks f   No Classes - Thanksgiving    
Nv28 m 26 Climate Change Climate Ch Lq 24-25 Due Nov 28 w
Nv30 w 27 Greenhouse Warming & Life Greenhouse Effect  
Dc2 f   Wks 8 El Niño Wks 8 El Niño pdf WK VII Due Dec 1 f
Dc5 m 28 Ozone Depletion & Life Ozone Lq 26-27 Due Dec 5 f
Dc7LDC w   LECTURES 19 - 28 Review for Exam Practice Exam 3 WK VIII Due Dec 9 f
Dec 12 m   10:30-11:30 100 pt. EXAM #3 350 Modern Languages
(regular room)
 
  Wkshp. Glossary & Bibliography Exam Schedule
*THE IMPORTANT FOOTNOTE:
This schedule is tentative - it will be updated - (revision Jan 5, 2011).

THE HELPFUL FOOTNOTE:
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/Antevs/nats104/indschedsp11.html
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