Geol 101 Handouts


Course syllabus: [Acrobat pdf format] [Word format] [HTML format]

Lecture Plan: [Acrobat pdf format] [Microsoft Excel format] [HTML format]




Past Exam Sample Questions


Lecture 1: Introduction [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 2: Origin of the Solar System [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 3: Plate Tectonics I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 4: Plate Tectonics II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 5: Minerals I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 6: Minerals II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 7: Minerals III [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 8: Igneous Rocks I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 9: Igneous Rocks II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

EXAM 1 up to this point

Lecture 10: Volcanoes I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 11: Volcanoes II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 12: Weathering and Soil [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 13: Sedimentary Rocks I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 14: Sedimentary Rocks II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 15: Metamorphic Rocks I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 16: Metamorphic Rocks II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 17: Geologic Time I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 18: Geologic Time II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

EXAM 2 up to this point

Lecture 19: Crustal Deformation I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 20: Crustal Deformation II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 21: Earthquakes I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 22: Earthquakes II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 23: Earth's Interior [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 24: Ocean Basins [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 25: Mountains Ranges and the Construction of Continents [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 26: Erosion and Mass Wasting [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 27: Running Water I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 28: Running Water II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

EXAM 3 up to this point

Lecture 29: Groundwater [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 30: Ice and Glaciers [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 31: Deserts and Wind [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 32: Shorelines I [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 33: Shorelines II [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 34: Climate Change [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 35: Earth's Resources [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 36: Geologic Hazards [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

Lecture 37: Planetary Geology [Word] [PDF] [HTML]

EXAM 4 up to this point



Past Exam Statistics


Fall 2007 Exams

Exam 1: AVERAGE: 84 (B) / MEDIAN: 85 (B) | ANSWER KEY | [Word format]

Exam 2: AVERAGE: 77 (C) / MEDIAN: 78 (C) | ANSWER KEY | [Word format]

Exam 3: AVERAGE: 90 (A) / MEDIAN: 96 (A) | ANSWER KEY | [Word format]


Fall 2006 Exams

Exam 1: AVERAGE: 79 (B) / MEDIAN: 80 (B)

Exam 2: AVERAGE: 70 (C) / MEDIAN: 68 (C)

Exam 3: AVERAGE: 79 (B) / MEDIAN: 82 (B)

Exam 4: AVERAGE: 75 (C) / MEDIAN: 78 (C)



Spring 2006 Exams

Exam 1: AVERAGE: 83 (B) / MEDIAN: 84 (B)

Exam 2: AVERAGE: 74 (C) / MEDIAN: 74 (C)

Exam 3: AVERAGE: 80 (B) / MEDIAN: 82 (B)

Exam 4: AVERAGE: 81 (B) / MEDIAN: 82 (B)



Fall 2003 Exams

Exam 1: AVERAGE: 85 (B) / MEDIAN: 88 (B)

Exam 2: AVERAGE: 77 (C) / MEDIAN: 78 (C)

Exam 3: AVERAGE: 83 (B) / MEDIAN: 86 (B)

Exam 4: AVERAGE: 76 (C) / MEDIAN: 76 (C)



Fall 2002 Exams

Exam 1: AVERAGE: 87 (B)

Exam 2: AVERAGE: 76 (C)

Exam 3: AVERAGE: 80 (B)

Exam 4: AVERAGE: 80 (B)



Spring 2002 Exams

Exam 1: AVERAGE: 83 (B)

Exam 2: AVERAGE: 71 (C)

Exam 3: AVERAGE: 83 (B)

Exam 4: AVERAGE: 78 (C)



Spring 2001 Exams

Exam 1: AVERAGE: 78 (C)

Exam 2: AVERAGE: 69 (C)

Exam 3: AVERAGE: 81 (B)

Exam 4: AVERAGE: 83 (B)









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