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Physical Geography 1

De Anza College - Spring Quarter 2000

This schedule is subject to change.

(Last Updated March 29, 2000)

Introduction to the Web

 Dates
 Topics - Links

  Textbook Reading

 Readings Schedule
Week 1 - 4/4-4/6   Physical Geography, Systems Theory,
Cartography and Maps, Map Projections Examples
  Ch. 1  read by 4/6
 4/6  Quiz A    
 Week 2 - 4/11-4/13   Earth-Sun Relation, Atmosphere , Solar Radiation & Temperature  Ch. 2, 3  read by 4/11
  Week 3 - 4/18-4/20  Winds and Currents, Atmospheric Moisture, Air Masses, Storms, and Fronts    Ch. 4, 5  read by 4/20
 4/20  Quiz B    
  Week 4 - 4/25-4/27   Hydrologic Cycle, Ground Water  Ch. 6  read by 4/25
 4/27  Midterm #1 study guide  covers Ch. 1-6
  Week 5 - 5/2-5/4  Climate Regions, Global Temperature and Climate Change  Ch. 7  read by 5/2
  Week 6 - 5/9-5/11   Geography of Soils   Ch. 15 - lecture  read by 5/9
  Week 7 - 5/16-5/18  Ecosystems and Biomes  Ch. 16
Rainforest Links
 read by 5/16
 5/18   Quiz C    
 Week 8 - 5/23-5/25  Rock Cycle , Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, Igneous Activity and Volcanoes, Mountain Building   Ch. 8, 9  read by 5/23
 5/25  Midterm #2 study guide  covers Ch.7-9, 15, 16
Week 9 - 5/30-6/1  Weathering and Mass Movement  , Wind and Desert Landscapes  Ch. 10, 12 read by 5/29
 Week 10 - 6/6-6/8  Rivers and Related Landscapes , Glacial and Periglacial Landforms  Ch. 11, 14  read by 6/6
6/8  Quiz D    
 Week 11 - 6/13-6/15  Waves and Coastal Landforms,
People and the Environment.
 Ch. 13, 17  read by 6/13
 Week 12 - 6/20-6/22  Final Exam
study guide
 covers Ch. 10-14, 17

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