University of Hawaii Manoa                         School of Ocean, Earth Science, and Technology
GG 105   Voyage Through The Solar System


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12/7/17- Practice Exam  

12/5/17
- Final Review Sheet.   Final exam is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12th 12-2pm.  Covers all lectures.  1 page hand-written "cheat sheet" permitted (double sided ok).  

11/28/17
- Homework #5 assigned.  Due Tuesday, December 5th.

11/21/17 - Additional reading assignment: Oceans of the Solar System  by M. Carroll
11/14/17 - Additional reading assignment:  A Portal To Saturn by J. Wendel
 
10/31/17 - Midterm #2 scheduled for Tuesday, November 7th  Covers Lectures 12-20.   1 page hand-written "cheat sheet" allowed.   Things to help you study:  Lecture notes, Midterm 2 Review Sheet, homework questions, assigned reading.

9/25/17 - Midterm #1 scheduled for Tuesday, October 3rd.  Covers Lectures 1-11.   1 page hand-written "cheat sheet" allowed.   Things to help you study:  Lecture notes, Midterm 1 Review Sheet, homework questions, assigned reading. 10/26/17 - Homework #4 assigned.  Due in 1 week: Thursday, November 2nd.

10/19/17 - The Great Hawaii ShakeOut!   Learn about earthquakes in Hawaii and what you can do to protect yourself during an earthquake.

10/12/17 - Homework #3 assigned.  Due in 1 week:  Thursday, October 19th.

10/5/17 - Midterm #1 scores returned.   Apologies, but there was a typo in the answer key that was handed out in class.   Here is the corrected version (Question #1 should be (b)).   The scantron answer key was correctly submitted however, so no score corrections are needed.

9/25/17 - Midterm #1 scheduled for Tuesday, October 3rd.  Covers Lectures 1-11.   1 page hand-written "cheat sheet" allowed.   Things to help you study:  Lecture notes, Midterm 1 Review Sheet, homework questions, assigned reading.

9/19/17 - Homework #2 assigned.  Due in 2 weeks:  Tuesday, October 3rd.

9/14/17 - Watch live data from Cassini's last moments. 

9/10/17 - We will have a modified class schedule this week, due to last week's fire drill and a guest lecture on Tuesday, September 12th by Marissa Cameron.  Please attend class as usual on 9/12 and be aware of the modified lecture and homework schedule.

8/29/17 - Homework #1 assigned.  Due Tuesday, September 5th.

8/28/17 - Please register for a REEF Polling account here.   A quick start guide for registering and installing the REEF app can be found here.  We will use the REEF system for our iclicker class response activities.  Please obtain an account and install the REEF app on a smart phone, tablet, or laptop before next class (Tuesday 8/29/17).  If you have any questions or concerns, please email me.

8/24/17 - iClicker information:   If you plan to use the iClicker Reef system (for smartphone), please follow the directions here or visit this linkSee class notes at the beginning of Lecture 2 for additional class information.

8/22/17 - Welcome to class!   Get a copy of the course syllabus here.   Lecture notes are found under the Lecture Schedule and Homework tab above.