GEOS170C: LIFE ON EARTH
Spring Semester, 2012
Class Schedule*

Jan 11 w 1 Overview and Organization syllabus help check  
Jan 13 f I Wks 1 NOTES Wks 1 Instructions pdf  
Jan 16 m   No Classes - MLK Day    
Jan 18 w 2 Nature of Science What is Science  
Jan 20 f w i Writing Exercise I UA Library Report p 5 pdf ex. ref WK 1 hypoth Due D2L Jan 20 f
Jan 23 m 3 Atoms, Molecules & Life Atoms & Mollecules Lq 1-2 DueJan23 m
Jan 25 w 4 Biogeochemical Cycles Bio-Geo-Cycles  
Jan 27 f w i Writing Exercise I Dropbox (turntin) Report Due DROPBOX WRITING I dropbox Jan 27 f
Jan 30 m 5 Origin & Evolution of Life Taxonomy & Origin Lq 3-4 Due Jan 30 m
Feb 1 w 6 Origin of Sex - Genetics Sex Genetics  
Feb 3 f II WikiP Wiki3' Wks 2 GM Foods Wks 2 pdf  
Feb 6 m 7 Cells & Viruses Cells Lq 5-6 Due Feb 6 m
Feb 8 w 8 Genes to Organisms Genes  
Feb 10 f III Wks 3 Debate Wk3.rtf pdf WK 2 GM food DueFeb 10 f
Feb 13 m 9 Molecular Biology Protein Synthesis Lq 7-8 Due Feb 13f
Feb 15 w   LECTURES 1-9 Review for Exam Practice Exam 1  
Feb 17 f   100 pt. EXAM #1 Assigned Seating  
Feb 20 m 10 Theory of Evolution Darwin  
Feb 22 m 11 Evolutionary Trends & Extinction MacroMicroEvo  
Feb 24 f IV Wks 4 Human Evolution Wk4.rtf pdf Lc15 WK 3 Debate Due Feb 24 f
Feb 27 m 12 Evolution, Extinction & Future MacroMicroEvo Lq 10-11 Due Feb 27 m
Feb 29 w 13 Human Evolution Human Evol.  
Mar 2 f V Wks 5 Biodiversity Wk5.rtf pdf WK IV Hum Evo DueMar 2 f
Mar 5 m 14 Global Climate and Life Climate Lq 12-13 Due Mar 5 m
Mar 7 w 15 Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecosystems  
Mar 9 f VI Wk 6 Biomes Wk6.rtf pdf WK V Biodiversity Due Mar 9 f
Mar 12-16   SPRING BREAK    
Mar 19 m 16 Terrestrial Biomes Biomes Lq 14-15 Due Mar 19 m
Mar 21 w 17 Aquatic Ecosystems Aquatic  
Mar 23 f w ii Writing Exercise II Finding Information Instructions WK VI Biomes Due Mar 23 f
Mar 26 m 18 Dinosaurs & extinct ecosystems pdf Lq 16-17 Due Mar 26 m
Mar 28 w   LECTURES 10-18 Review for Exam Practice Exam 2  
Mar 30 f   100 pt. EXAM #2 Assigned Seating  
Apr 2 m 19 Species Interactions Ecology  
Apr 4 m 20 Population Biology Popn. Ecol.  
Apr 6 f VII Wks 7 Human Population Wk7.rtf pdf  
Apr 9 m 21 Human Population Human Popn. Lq 19-20 DueApr 9 m
Apr 11 w 22 Behavioural Biology Behavioural Biol.  
Apr 13 f w ii Writing II Sci.Misconduct UA Libr Instrs. pdf Miscond S-Plag B WRITING II TurnItIn Apr 13 f
Apr 16 m 23 Risk & Toxicology Risk Lq 21-22 Due Apr 16 m
Apr 18 w 24 Human Disease Hum.Disease  
Apr 20 f VIII Wks 8 El Niño Wks 8 El Niño pdf WK VII HumPopn Due Apr 20 f
Apr 23 m 25 Air Pollution & Life Air Pollution Lq 23-24 Due Apr 23 m
Apr 25 w 26 Climate Change Climate Ch  
Apr 27 f 27 Greenhouse Warming & Life Greenhouse Effect WK VIII Due Apr 27 f
Apr 30 m 28 Ozone Depletion & Life Ozone Lq 25-26 Due Apr 30 m
May 2 w   LECTURES 19 - 28 Review for Exam Practice Exam 3 Lq 27-28 Due May 2 w
May 7 Mo   1:-2:00 100 pt. EXAM #3 Assigned Seating NOTE time, place
  Wkshp. Glossary & Bibliography Exam Schedule
*THE IMPORTANT FOOTNOTE:
This schedule is tentative - it will be updated - (revision Jan 5, 2012).

THE HELPFUL FOOTNOTE:
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/Antevs/nats104/indschedsp12.html
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