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Natural Science - Year II

Unit 40: Early Geology and Rocks

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Homework Assignment for Unit 40

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Homework for Unit 40: Early Geological Theories

Reading due before our discussion:

History Web Lecture: Early Geology Theories

Science Web Lecture: Geology


Chat Preparation Essay

Log into the Moodle, click on the Natural Science II course link, and then on the forum link in session 7, Unit 40. Post your definition to the forum. Read any other posted definitions.

Chose one of the geologists we studied, review at least one article on him on the Web or in some other source (encyclopaedia, biographical dictionary), and summarize how theological considerations shaped his theories of the earth's age or formation.

Mastery Exercise

Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the master exercise for the unit, and attempt the mastery exercise at least once before chat. Bring any questions you have to chat. Then return and attempt the exercise as many times as necessary to achieve an 85% or better score.

Lab Exercise

Lab Instructions: Rock Identification

Labs are within two weeks of the discussion section; the extra time should allow you to find equipment or materials. Post your lab results to the class Lab forum, in the appropriate thread.

Unit Quiz

Take the quiz for this unit. Notice the times the quiz opens and when it closes and be sure that you complete it on time! [Remember that you must first complete the Mastery Exercise with a score of 85% or better in order to take the quiz.]