Geology 107
Earth Science Lab Schedule




(print ALL FILES in this column before lab)


Week 1 Topographic Maps Lab 1: topo maps

Lab 1 answer sheet

Project info

Week 2 Minerals; 1st graphing exercise Lab 2: minerals

Lab 2 answer sheet

Graphing exercise #1
Week 3 Field Trip Lab 3: minerals in the field

Lab 3 answer sheet

Week 4

Igneous Rocks

Lab 4: Igneous rocks

Lab 4 answer sheet

Graphing exercise #2

Instructions: mac

Instructions: windows
Week 5 Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks Lab 5: Sed & meta rocks

Lab 5 answer sheet

Lab 5 map

Week 6 Earthquakes
Lab 6: earthquakes

Lab 6 answer sheet

Background for Florida project due

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program-Home

ABAG Earthquake Maps and Information Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Home Page

"We Don't Have Earthquakes in Colorado, Do We?"

Week 7 Field Trip Field Trip  
Week 8 Lab midterm


Lab 8: weathering

Lab 8 answer sheet

Hypothesis for Florida project due

Stream discharge data:
Real time flow data for the Animas River at Durango:

Water Resources of the United States

EPA's Surf Your Watershed
FEMA National Flood Insurance Program 


Missionary Ridge realtime precipitation gages - 

Week 9 Data collection for group project Lab 9: water sampling  
Week 10 Groundwater   Lab 10: Groundwater

Lab 10 answer sheet

Groundwater in the Southwestern United States:
Southwest Groundwater Resources USGS


Precipitation data:
Monthly precipitation and mean temperature data for selected stations in the US.  U.S Historical Climatology Network.

                                                                                     Plot of monthly precipitation values (NOAA)

Water Resources of Colorado

Colorado Water Knowledge

Week 11 Weather Lab 11: Weather

Lab 11 answer sheet
Week 12 Presentation and discussion of group project results   You must attend class in order to get credit for your project - no exceptions!
Week 13 Oceans and coastal processes Lab 13: oceans

Lab 13 answer sheet National Park Service - NatureNet: Geologic Resources
Week 14 Group project due   Project papers due