Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125111998Soil Elements and Its Genetical ResourcesElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To study on elements of soil, its chemical components, its role and its existence forms in the soil.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Mustafa Bolca
Learning Outcomes
1Able to connect between Soil elements and bedrock, the main matter
2Able to determine elements within different the main rock and the main matter
3Able to connect between soil elements and plant nutrition
4Able to define concept of Elements and it s basic properties
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description of Element, Existing elements in earth crust, Properties of some elements
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Element Definition Investigation of elements on Periodic table
2Distributions of element on Earth Surface Element analysis of rocks and minerals
3Grouping of the elements-1 Element analysis of rocks and minerals
4Grouping of the elements-2 Soil macro-element analysis
5Basic Properties of the Elements Soil micro-element analysis
6Element Composition of Rocks Heavy metal analysis
7N, P, K Elements and It's Features N, P, K elements in the main rock and minerals
8Midterm exam Ca, Mg, S, Fe elements in the main rock and minerals
9Ca, Mg, S, Fe, Elements and It's Features Zn, Cu, Mn, elements in the main rock and minerals
10Zn, Cu, Mn, Elements and It's Features B, Pb, Co, Mo, Cl elements in the main rock and minerals
11B, Pb, Co, Mo, Cl Elements and It's Features Na, F, Al elements in the main rock and minerals
12Na, F, Al Elements and It's Features Si, Se, Ba elements in the main rock and minerals
13Si, Se, Ba Elements and It's Features Cr, U, Ti, Cd elements in the main rock and minerals
14Cr, U, Ti, Cd Elements and It's Features Practice Exam
15Final exam
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Goldschmidt, V. M., 1970. Geochemistry. Clarendon Press, Oxford/London.. Tan, K. H., 1998. Principles of Soil Chemistry (Third edition). Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, Basel, Hong Kong. Manahan, S. E., 1975. Environmental Chemistry. Willard Grant Press, Boston, U.S.A. Mason, B., Moore, C. B., 1982. Principles of Geochemistry (Fourth edition). J. Wiley and Sons, New York.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice13226
Discussion10110
Brain Storming414
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7428
Individual Study for Final Examination7428
Reading14114
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)228
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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