LAB BOOK EXERCISES
SPRING 2001
Lab Book Information
Lab Book Exercises must be turned in on the actual lab book pages, or photo-copies of these pages.
They will NOT be accepted on loose-leaf paper.



January 22nd
Due on or before January 29th

Chapter 1: Minerals

Questions: p. 21-22

#1, #3, #5, #6, #8, #9, #10, #12

More Challenging: p. 23-24

#3, #8: a, c, d, f, g, h, i, j, k (skip b, e, & l), #9



January 31st
Due on or before February 7th

Chapter 8: Plate Tectonics

Tectonics Exercise #1:
World Ocean Physiography (p. 219-221)

Draw in the major plate boundaries on the World Ocean Map.
Indicate with arrows the direction of plate motion at each.

Questions: p. 237-238: #4, #5, #6, #9

Note: Use Table 2-2 (lab book, p. 38) to answer #5 & #6



February 5th
Due on or before February 12th

Chapter 8: Plate Tectonics

Tectonics Exercise #2:
The North Pacific (p. 222-223)

Questions: p. 239-240: #1 (all), #3 (a & b only)



February 12th
Due on or before February 19th

Chapter 2: Rocks

Questions: p. 51-52
#2 through #19 (skip #1)

More Challenging: p. 53-54
#2, #3, #5



February 19th
Due on or before February 26th

Chapter 9: Applied Geology

Applied Geology Exercise #7
Mt. St. Helens (p. 285-290)

Questions: p. 289-290
#1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #9, #10, #11, #12



February 26th
Due on or before March 5th

Chapter 9: Applied Geology

Applied Geology Exercise #6
Epicenter Location (p. 279-283)

Questions: p. 283
#1, #2, #3

Determine the distance to the epicenter from all 3 locations, then plot the location of the epicenter on the map.

Note: Use the Time-Distance graph below (not the one in the lab book) to determine your distance to the epicenter.

Time-Distance Graph



March 21st through April 16th
Due Monday, April 16th

THESE EXERCISES ARE TO BE COMPLETED OVER SEVERAL LAB PERIODS

Chapter 6: Structural Geology (p. 143-156)
(refer to p. 49 for key to rock symbols)

Exercise #1: p. 157-158 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5a,b,c)

Exercise #2: p. 159-161 (all)

Exercise #3: p. 163-164 (2, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Exercise #4: p. 164-165 (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15)
Refer to the geologic time scale on p. 76

Exercise #5: p. 167 (all)

Exercise #7: p. 171 (2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Exercise #8: p. 173 (1, 2, 5)

Exercise #9: p. 175 (all)

Questions: p. 177-178 (1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)

More Challenging: p.179-180 (1, 5a, 7)


Chapter 4: Fossils and Geologic Time (p. 71-81)

Exercises #1-3: p. 83-87 (all)

Questions: p. 91-92 (4, 5, 10, 11)



April 25th
Due on or before May 2nd

Chapter 9: Applied Geology Ground Water Resources

Exercise #3: p. 263-265

  1. Draw and label the artesian-pressure surface on Figure 9-3 (p. 263).
  2. Questions: p. 265 (#1, #2, #4, #5)




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