GS104 Foundations of Physical Science
(Earth System Science I)

Class Syllabus (Adobe Acrobat Format)

GS104 Fall 2002 Class Syllabus

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Class Notes

The class notes are organized according to their order of occurrence throughout the term. They are available in Adobe Acrobat Reader (PDF) Format. Acrobat Reader is invoked as a plug-in within the web browser environment. It is available on most machines at WOU. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free by returning to Taylor's Home Page

Exam study guides will be included as the term progresses. Please check future postings as exam time approaches

Class Notes - Introduction to Earth System Science

Class Notes - Basic Math Review

Class Notes - Basic Science Review

Class Notes - The Earth in Context: Universe and Solar System

Class Notes - Plate Tectonics

Class Notes - Earthquakes

Class Notes - Earthquake Hazards in Oregon

Class Notes - Matter, Atoms, Compounds

Class Notes - Minerals

Class Notes - Igneous Rocks

Class Notes - Volcanoes and Igeneous Activity

Figures / Overheads to Accompany Selected Class Notes

Class Homework Assignments

Homework Instructions:

(1) Clicking on the link at the end of this section will take you to a server called "WebCT".
(2) Once at the site, choose the "Log On to My WebCT" option.
(3) Enter your WOU student server username (the first letter of your first name + the first 6 letters of your last name).
Use all lower case letters only!!!
(4) Enter your username again for the password.
Use all lower case letters only!!!
(5) Once you are logged in, look for the "Change Password" icon... you can change your password at any time!
(6) Click on the "Homework Assignment" icon.
(7) Click on the homework assignment you wish to complete, and begin the online assignment.
(8) You may stop and begin the assignment as many times as you wish, but only until you click "submit for grading".
(9) Make sure you print a hard copy of your homework answers and/or save them as a file on your local drive!

Note: Pay attention to the availability dates. You have unlimited time and an unlimited number of tries to correctly answer and submit the questions.

Note: Print your questions and answers from the browser icon... this will be your written record of completing the assignment!!

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Lab / Quiz Answer Keys

Answer Key for In-Class Quantitative Problem Set

Study Guides

A General Guide For Studying Physical Science
Quiz 1 Study Guide
Mid-Term Study Guide
Quiz 2 Study Guide
Final Exam Study Guide