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  1. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course For More Course Tutorials Visit www.uoptutorial.com

  2. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 1 Assignment Minerals SCI 245 Week 1 CheckPoint Study of Earth • Assignment: Minerals • Conduct the mineral lab at: http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/%5Cvirtual_lab/virtual_lab.html and use the mineral worksheet found in Appendix C to record your observations and results in identifying different minerals • CheckPoint: Study of Earth • Review Ch.1 in Visualizing Geography. This chapter discusses the Earth as a system comprised of four subsystems. • Write a 200- to 300-word description

  3. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 2 CheckPoint Fossils and the Geologic Column SCI 245 Week 2 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CheckPoint: Fossils and the Geologic Column • Review Figure 3.6 on p. 68 of the text. How do fossils help in determining the relative age of strata? Are the three different localities around the same relative age? Explain your response • Discussion Questions • Your instructor will assign you one of the following methods of evaluating geologic time: Absolute Dating/Numerical Age or Relative Dating. Describe your assigned method and how it is used to evaluate geologic

  4. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 3 Assignment Earthquakes SCI 245 Week 3 CheckPoint Plate Tectonic Theory • Assignment: Earthquakes • Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format that distinguishes the types of plate margins and how they move. Also, discuss why earthquakes are common along plate margins or boundaries • CheckPoint: Plate Tectonic Theory • Your younger brother is in 5th grade. He comes home and tells you to look at an animation his teacher showed him in geology class

  5. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 4 Check Point Igneous Rocks SCI 245 Week 4 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • Check Point: Igneous Rocks • View the Igneous Rock animation on the student Web site. • Respond in 200- to 300-words to the following questions: • Discussion Questions • Describehow plate tectonics is related to the formation of volcanoes. • Which type of plate margin commonly forms volcanoes? Name one of the most popular volcanoes in the United States

  6. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 5 Assignment Sedimentary Rocks SCI 245 Week 5 CheckPoint Weathering and Erosion • Assignment: Sedimentary Rocks • Resource: Clastic Sedimentary Rocks animation • Write a 700-word paper in APA format that provides an overview of how plate tectonics affects sedimentation. Answer the following questions • Check Point: Weathering and Erosion • Create a 5- to 7-slide PowerPoint® of the following: • Description of difference between weathering and erosion. • Graphical representation of the following:

  7. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 6 Check Point Metamorphic Rocks SCI 245 Week 6 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CheckPoint: Metamorphic Rocks • Respond to the following questions in 200- to 300-words: • Where do metamorphic rocks originate? How are they formed? • Discussion Questions • View the Understanding Faults animation on the student Web site. • Describe the different types of faults and discuss at least one similarity and one difference between a fault and a fold.

  8. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 7 Assignment Deserts, Glaciers, and Climate SCI 245 Week 7 CheckPoint Water Impacts • Assignment: Deserts, Glaciers, and Climate • Review the following Ch. 13 video, “China Desert”: http://www.wiley.com/college/murck/0471747270/ngs_videos/china_desert/index.html • CheckPoint: Water Impacts • Review the following Ch. 12 video, “Sinking England”on the student Web site. • Review the following Web sites located on the student Web site:

  9. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 8 Check PointFossilFuels and Minerals SCI 245 Week 8 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CheckPoint: Fossil Fuels and Minerals • Respond to the following in 300- to 350-words: • Where do fossil fuels and minerals come from? • Describe how at least one fossil fuel and mineral is formed from its source(s). • Discussion Questions • Geologic events, such as volcanic activity, play an important role in forming many of our valuable resources, such as fossil fuel, lead, copper, and gold. For example, fig. 15.21 on p. 476 of the textbook shows the role of basaltic

  10. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course SCI 245 Week 9 Capstone Check Point • Final Project: Factors and Forces of Geological Features • Choose a state or one of the following regions: • Region 1: Interior Plain • Region 2: Appalachian Highlands • Region 3: Rocky Mountain System

  11. SCI 245 UOP Tutorial Course For More Course Tutorials Visit www.uoptutorial.com