GEOS170C: LIFE ON EARTH
Spring Semester, 2013
Class Schedule*

DATE # NOTES READINGS DUE
Jan 9 w 1 Overview and Organization syllabus help check  
Jan 11 f I Wks 1 NOTES Wks 1 Instructions pdf Begin Expt.!
Jan 14 m 2 Nature of Science What is Science  
Jan 16 w 3 Atoms, Molecules & Life Atoms & Mollecules
Jan 18 f wr1a Writing Exercise I UA Library Report p 5 pdf ex. ref WK 1 hypoth Due D2L Jan 20 f
Jan 21 m   No Classes - MLK Day    
Jan 23 w 4 Biogeochemical Cycles Bio-Geo-Cycles Lq 1-2 DueJan23 w
Jan 25 f wr1b Writing Exercise I Dropbox (turntin) Report Due DROPBOX WRITING I dropbox Jan 25 f
Jan 28 m 5 Origin & Evolution of Life Taxonomy & Origin Lq 3-4 Due Jan 28 m
Jan 30 w 6 Origin of Sex - Genetics Sex Genetics  
Feb 1 f II WikiP Wiki3' Wks 2 GM Foods Wks 2 pdf  
Feb 4 m 7 Cells & Viruses Cells Lq 5-6 Due Feb 4 m
Feb 6 w 8 Genes to Organisms Genes  
Feb 8 f III Wks 3 Debate Wk3.rtf pdf WK 2 GM food DueFeb 8 f
Feb 11 m 9 Molecular Biology Protein Synthesis Lq 7-8 Due Feb 11f
Feb 13 w   LECTURES 1-9 Review for Exam Practice Exam 1  
Feb 15 f   100 pt. EXAM #1 Assigned Seating  
Feb 18 m 10 Theory of Evolution Darwin  
Feb 20 m 11 Evolutionary Trends & Extinction MacroMicroEvo  
Feb 22 f IV Wks 4 Human Evolution Wk4.rtf pdf Lc15 WK 3 Debate Due Feb 22 f
Feb 25 m 12 Evolution, Extinction & Future MacroMicroEvo Lq 10-11 Due Feb 25 m
Feb 26 w 13 Human Evolution Human Evol.  
Mar 1 f V Wks 5 Biodiversity Wk5.rtf pdf WK IV Hum Evo DueMar 1 f
Mar 4 m 14 Global Climate and Life Climate Lq 12-13 Due Mar 4 m
Mar 6 w 15 Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecosystems  
Mar 8 f VI Wk 6 Biomes Wk6.rtf pdf WK V Biodiversity Due Mar 8 f
Mar 11-15   SPRING BREAK    
Mar 18 m 16 Terrestrial Biomes Biomes Lq 14-15 Due Mar 18 m
Mar 20 w 17 Aquatic Ecosystems Aquatic  
Mar 22 f w ii Writing Exercise II Finding Information Instructions WK VI Biomes Due Mar 22 f
Mar 25 m 18 Dinosaurs & extinct ecosystems pdf Lq 16-17 Due Mar 25 m
Mar 27 w   LECTURES 10-18 Review for Exam Practice Exam 2  
Mar 29 f   100 pt. EXAM #2 Assigned Seating  
Apr 1 m 19 Species Interactions Ecology  
Apr 3 m 20 Population Biology Popn. Ecol.  
Apr 5 f VII Wks 7 Human Population Wk7.rtf pdf  
Apr 8 m 21 Human Population Human Popn. Lq 19-20 DueApr 8 m
Apr 10 w 22 Behavioural Biology Behavioural Biol.  
Apr 12 f w ii Writing II Sci.Misconduct UA Libr Instrs. pdf Miscond S-Plag B WRITINGII DropBox Apr12 f 11:59pm
Apr 15 m 23 Risk & Toxicology Risk Lq 21-22 Due Apr 15 m
Apr 17 w 24 Human Disease Hum.Disease  
Apr 19 f VIII Wks 8 El Niño Wks 8 El Niño pdf WK VII HumPopn Due Apr 19 f
Apr 22 m 25 Air Pollution & Life Air Pollution Lq 23-24 Due Apr 22 m
Apr 24 w 26 Climate Change Climate Ch  
Apr 26 f 27 Greenhouse Warming & Life Greenhouse Effect WK VIII Due Apr 26 f
Apr 29 m 28 Ozone Depletion & Life Ozone Lq 25-26 Due Apr 29 m
May 1 w   LECTURES 19 - 28 Review for Exam Practice Exam 3 Lq 27-28 Due May 1 w
May 7 Tu   1:-2:00 100 pt. EXAM #3 Assigned Seating NOTE date, time
  Wkshp. Glossary & Bibliography Exam Schedule
*THE IMPORTANT FOOTNOTE:
This schedule is tentative - it will be updated - (revision Jan 1, 2013).

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