Geology 105 - Paleontology
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Here is the list of possible paper topics. These are just possibilities; don't feel limited to this list.

Geology 105 Schedule

Useful Stuff
Paper assignment
Revising your paper Powerpoint (download)
GSA Bibliographic Style (see bottom of Web page) Paper rubric (download)
Checklist for paper (download)  Field Trip Information
Geologic Time Scale song
Our own Eric Johnson singing the Geologic Time Scale Song
Poster template
Model Paper
Feedback on first drafts

MAKEUP for missing poster sessions:
You may find an article using Richard Cowan's Paleontology in the News website.  It's OK if the article is a popular article or blog.
  • If you missed Poster Session I, you must read TWO articles and write a brief summary of each.
  • If you missed Poster Session II, you must read THREE articles and write a brief summary of each
  • If you missed Poster Session III, you must read TWO articles and write a brief summary of each

 

Week of

Lecture Topic

(links to lecture Powerpoints)

Lecture Chapter
Lab Topic
Lab Chapter
Jan. 28

3

Feb 4

Web

Feb 11

Natural Selection
2/11 Library orientation, AIRC 1016
2/13: topic proposal due

No new reading

Feb. 18

5

Feb. 25

Web

Mollusks: Gastropods and Bivalves
Mar 4

no new reading

Mollusks: Cephalopods

Constructional Morphology

none
Mar. 11
15
Mar. 18
Posters
Study session for lab exam
none
Mar. 25

SPRING BREAK

HAVE FUN

SLEEP

NAP
Apr 1
none
Apr 5
FIELD TRIP N/A
N/A
N/A
Apr. 8

Isotopes

  (download)
Protists
Apr. 15
none
 none
Apr. 22
none

Trace fossils, graptolites, conodont, plants

 19
Apr. 29
Biostrat
none
May 6

May 6 Poster Makeup
Biostratigraphy

none
Biostrat
none
May 13

none

LAB EXAM
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May 20
FINAL 10:15
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