Semester I, 2013-2014
G Hour (MWF 2:00-2:50)

MacMillan Hall 115
Prof. Jim Head

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TAs:
Will Vaughan (grad)

Lincoln Field 119
Students with Last Name Beginning with A - J
Office Hours: Monday and Friday 11am-12pm

Cell Phone: 847-280-0341

David Weiss (grad)
Lincoln Field 117
Students with Last Name Beginning with K - Z
Tuesday 2:30-4:30 PM; Thursday 2:30-3:30 PM

Cell Phone: 240-426-4616

Maria Hernandez (undergrad)
Lincoln Field 109
Thursday 7-9 PM or by appointment
(Lincoln Field is locked after 5PM, so call her cell phone - 224-772-4017)

 

Informed and Informal Class Notes from a 2012 Geo 50 Student

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Course Information:

  Course Goals (pdf file)

  Syllabus (pdf file)

  Reading List (pdf file)

  Course Organization - Tests & Exercises (pdf file)

Course Announcements:

September 5, 2013 (pdf file)

For those of you who celebrated the recent holidays or joined class late, the first two Geo 50 lectures were video-recorded and put on the Canvas site

The Friday night LADEE launch to the Moon was successful!

All work in this Course is subject to the Academic Code

Textbooks:

 

 Earth's Dynamic Systems

  Exploring The Planets 

 

Exercise 1: Google Earth

Google Earth .kmz file for Exercise 1

 

Exercise 2: Lunar Evolution & Apollo Exploration

Google Earth .kmz file for Exercise 2

 

Exercise 3: Examination of Lunar Samples

Lunar Samples Lab Handout for Exercise 3

 

GEO50 Pre-Midterm Slides

 

Exercise 4: Viewing Mars from Orbit

Google Earth .kmz file for Exercise 4

Exercise 5: Venus Geology and its Interpretation