Rocking the Planet: Physical Geology 102

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1. In Lab THIS week: Lab 2

Read Chapters 1 & 2 in the Lab Manual BEFORE your lab meets!

2. In Lecture:

a. Download and print this Minerals homework -- it is due in LECTURE, Wednesday, Spetember 20!

b. Connect/LearnSmart Chapter 2 assignment is due Saturday (9/23).

3. Here is information regarding the required field trip.


Course book requirements

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Information about Climate Change

Here are all the major earthquakes around the world over the last 30 days.

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How do we know humans are impacting climate?

Here is a recent story on the effect of melting ice sheets and sea level rise.

Business and the economy: The World Bank recently released a statement about climate change and its affect on the global economy.



Here is a good video on what is known about carbon dioxide levels and climate:


The climate change debate has been really ugly, but it is likely to get worse: