GEOS170C: LIFE ON EARTH
Spring Semester, 2014
Class Schedule*

DATE # NOTES READINGS DUE
Jan 15 w 1 Overview and Organization syllabus help check  
Jan 17 f I Wks 1 NOTES Wks 1 Instructions pdf Begin Expt.!
Jan 20 m   No Classes - MLK Day    
Jan 22 w 2 Nature of Science What is Science  
Jan 24 f wr1a Writing Exer. I UA Library Report p 5 pdf ex. ref WK 1 hypoth Due D2L Jan 24 f
Jan 27 m 3 Atoms, Molecules & Life Atoms & Mollecules
Jan 29 w 4 Biogeochemical Cycles Bio-Geo-Cycles LQ 1-2 Due Jan 22 f
Jan 31 f II WikiP Wiki3' Wks 2 GM Foods Wks 2 pdf  
Feb 3 m 5 Origin & Evolution of Life Taxonomy & Origin Lq 3-4 Due Feb 3 w
Feb 5 w 6 Origin of Sex - Genetics Sex Genetics  
Feb 7 f wr1b Writing Exer. I Dropbox (turntin) Report Due DROPBOX WRITING I dropbox Feb 7 f
Feb 10 m 7 Cells & Viruses Cells
Feb 12 w 8 Genes to Organisms Genes Lq 5-6 Due Feb 12 m
Feb 14 f III Wks 3 Debate Wk3.rtf pdf WK 2 GM food DueFeb 8 f
Feb 17 m 9 Molecular Biology Protein Synthesis  
Feb 19 w   LECTURES 1-9 Review for Exam Practice Exam 1 Lq 7-8 Due Feb 19 f
Feb 21 f   100 pt. EXAM #1 Assigned Seating  
Feb 24 m 10 Theory of Evolution Darwin  
Feb 26 w 11 Evolutionary Trends & Extinction MacroMicroEvo  
Feb 28 f IV Wks 4 Human Evolution Wk4.rtf pdf Lc15 WK III Debate Due Feb 28 f
Mar 3 m 12 Evolution, Extinction & Future MacroMicroEvo Lq 10-11 Due Mar 3 m
Mar 5 w 13 Human Evolution Human Evol.  
Mar 7 f V Wks 5 Biodiversity Wk5.rtf pdf WK IV Hum Evo DueMar 7 f
Mar 10 m 14 Global Climate and Life Climate  
Mar 12 w 15 Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecosystems Lq 12-13 Due Mar 12 m
Mar 14 f VI Wk 6 Biomes Wk6.rtf pdf WK V Biodiversity Due Mar 14 f
Mar 17-21   SPRING BREAK    
Mar 24 m 16 Terrestrial Biomes Biomes  
Mar 26 w 17 Aquatic Ecosystems Aquatic Lq 14-15 Due Mar 26 m
Mar 28 f w ii Writing Exercise II Finding Information Instructions WK VI Biomes Due Mar 28 f
Mar 31 m 18 Dinosaurs & extinct ecosystems pdf  
Apr 2 w   LECTURES 10-18 Review for Exam Practice Exam 2 Lq 16-17 Due Apr 2 w
Apr 4 f   100 pt. EXAM #2 Assigned Seating  
Apr 7 m 19 Species Interactions Ecology  
Apr 9 w 20 Population Biology Popn. Ecol.  
Apr 11 f w ii Writing II Sci.Misconduct UA Libr Instrs. pdf Miscond S-Plag B WRITINGII DropBox Apr11 f 11:59pm
Apr 14 m 21 Human Population Human Popn.  
Apr 16 w 22 Behavioural Biology Behavioural Biol. Lq 19-20 DueApr 16 m
Apr 18 f VII Wks 7 Human Population Wk7.rtf pdf  
Apr 21 m 23 Risk & Toxicology Risk  
Apr 23 w 24 Human Disease Hum.Disease Lq 21-22 Due Apr 23 m
Apr 25 f VIII Wks 8 El Niño Wks 8 El Niño pdf WK VII HumPopn Due Apr 25 f
Apr 28 m 25 Air Pollution & Life Air Pollution  
Apr 30 w 26 Climate Change Climate Ch Lq 23-24 Due Apr 30 w
May 2 f 27 Greenhouse Warming & Life Greenhouse Effect WK VIII Due May 2 f
May 5 m 28 Ozone Depletion & Life Ozone Lq 25-26 Due May 5 m
May 7 w   LECTURES 19 - 28 Review for Exam Practice Exam 3 Lq 27-28 Due May 7 w
May 12 Mo   1:-2:00 100 pt. EXAM #3 Assigned Seating NOTE date, time
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