GLG 150 ENTIRE COURSE


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GLG 150 ENTIRE COURSE

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GLG 150 ENTIRE COURSE
 
 
WEEK  1

GLG 150 Week 1 Individual Assignment Earth and Earth Materials

 

Instructions: Resources: Ch. 1-3 of Visualizing Earth Science and WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries® For this assignment, you will choose from the following options:   

  • Option 1: Earth and Earth Materials I Worksheet
  • Option 2: Earth and Earth Materials II Worksheet Select one option to complete the assignment. Complete the Earth and Earth Materials Worksheet. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 

WEEK  2

 

GLG 150 Week 2 Individual Assignment Soil and Glaciers Worksheet

 

Instructions: Resources: This week's Visualizing Earth Science readings, WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries®, and Electronic Reserve Readings Complete the Soil and Glacier Worksheet. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

GLG 150 Week 2 Individual Assignment Sculpting Earth’s Surface Presentation

 

Instructions: Resources: WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries® Create a 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with presenter notes. (No oral presentations are required.) Include the following:   

  • A description of a land feature anywhere on Earth that has been sculpted by physical or chemical weathering processes
  • A description of the particular processes that changed your chosen land feature over time
  • Images of your chosen feature and descriptions of the current rock formations, sediment, and climate of the region Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

WEEK  3

 GLG 150 Week 3 Individual Assignment Effects of the Motion of Tectonic Plates Worksheet


Instructions: Resources: Ch. 7-9 of Visualizing Earth Science, this week’s WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries® and Electronic Reserve Readings Complete the Effects of the Motion of Tectonic Plates Worksheet. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

GLG 150 Week 3 Individual Assignment Land Feature Paper

 

Instructions: Resources: WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries® Write at least a 700-word paper in which you describe how the region you selected in Week 1 was formed according to the theory of plate tectonics. Include the following:   

  • Explain the theory of plate tectonics.
  • Identify factors that influence the location and intensity of earthquakes and volcanoes for the region you have chosen.
  • Describe the main movement within the plate tectonics theory that shaped the form and composition of your selected region. Include regional features such as mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, and deserts.
  • Discuss the various geological events that occurred in your selected region.
  • Describe the various types of rocks that these geological events formed.
  • Examine the relationship between the characteristics of these rocks and the geological events.
  • Discuss the importance and economic value of these rocks in your selected region. Cite at least two other sources in addition to your text. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

WEEK  4

 GLG 150 Week 4 Individual Assignment Earth’s Dynamic Ocean and Atmosphere

 

Instructions: Resources: Ch. 12-15 of Visualizing Earth Science, this week’s WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries® and Electronic Reserve Readings for this assignment, you will choose from the following options:   

  • Option 1: Earth’s Dynamic Ocean and Atmosphere I Worksheet
  • Option 2: Earth’s Dynamic Ocean and Atmosphere II Worksheet Select one option to complete the assignment. Complete the Earth's Dynamic Ocean and Atmosphere Worksheet. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 

WEEK  5

 GLG 150 Week 5 Individual Assignment Reasons for Seasons


Instructions: Resource: Electronic Reserve Readings Access the following articles from the Electronic Reserve Readings:   

  • "The Reasons for the Seasons"
  • "Earth Seasons Don't Fit Other Planets"
  • "Science 101" Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary that explains the reason for seasons on Earth.
  • Begin with an explanation of the common misconceptions that students have regarding the reason for seasons.
  • Identify other planets in our solar system that may or may not have seasons and provide an explanation.
  • Include an explanation of aphelion and perihelion in your discussion.
  • You may include graphics in your paper. Do not forget to cite any references and text images you use. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 GLG 150 Week 5 Individual Assignment Evolution of the Universe

 

Instructions: Resource: WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries® Create a 15- to- 18-slide presentation that describes the evolution of the Earth, the Sun, the Moon, planets, and other bodies in the universe. Include:   

  • Formation
  • Describe the early evolution of these bodies in terms of their formation and atmospheres.
  • How is motion involved in this formation? Include a description of other bodies directly involved with their formation (such as asteroids, comets, and other planets).
  • Motion
  • Include a basic description of the discoveries of Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton as they relate to the motion of Earth, the Sun, the Moon, planets, and other bodies in the universe. Cite at least two other sources from the University Library or elsewhere in addition to your textbook and the WileyPLUS® GeoDiscoveries®. Format your references with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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