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Schedule for 
Physical Geography 1 MW
Spring 2000 - Forsberg

 Week One
4/3-4/5

 Week Two
4/10-4/12

  Week Three
4/17-4/19

  Week Four
4/24-4/26 

Week Five
5/1-5/3

  Week Six
5/8-5/10

Week Seven
5/15-5/17

Week Eight
5/22-5/24

Week Nine
5/31

Week Ten
6/5-6/7

Week Eleven
6/12-6/14

 Week Twelve
6/19
Final Exam

This Calendar is Subject to Change
 (Last updated June 12, 2000)
Attend class and check this schedule online to keep up to date.
 Readings

 Monday

 Wednesday

Week One
4/3-4/5


Ch. 1

Introduction to class

Physical Geography, Systems Theory,

Cartography and Maps, Map Projections Examples

Week Two
4/10-4/12 


 Ch. 2, 3

Quiz A

Earth-Sun Relations

 

Atmosphere, Solar Radiation & Temperature

 Week Three
4/17-4/19


 Ch. 4, 5

 Winds and Currents, Atmospheric Moisture,


Air Masses, Storms, and Fronts


Homework #1:

Pressure Activity
Precipitation Along Fronts

Week Four
4/24-4/26  


 Ch. 6

Quiz B
covering Ch. 2-5

Hydrologic Cycle
Ground Water

Homework #2:

Using Online GIS to Protect Drinking Water Quality

Review for Midterm

study guide

 Week Five
5/1-5/3


 Ch. 7

Midterm 1

covering Ch. 1-6

Climate Links, Global Temperature

Homework #3:

The Distribution of Climate

Week Six
5/8-5/10


 Ch. 15

No Class held

Work on Homework

Homework #3 due by e-mail or in my mailbox

Geography of Soils

lecture on soils

 

Homework #2 due

Week Seven
5/15-5/17


 Ch. 16, 8

Student presentations on climate

Ecosystems and Biomes

Rainforest Links

Video: Web of Life
Oldest Connection
Cedar Creek

Quiz C

covering Ch. 7, 15, 16

Be prepared to describe the soil and ecosystem of your assigned climate region.

Video: Web of Life
Keystone Species
Ecological hotspots


Rock Cycle

Lecture outline
 Readings

 Monday

 Wednesday

 

Week Eight
5/22-5/24


review for midterm

Plate Tectonics

Midterm Review

study guide

Midterm

covering Ch. 7, 8, 15, 16

Week Nine
5/31


 Ch. 9

Holiday

Earthquakes, Igneous Activity and Volcanoes

Mountain Building

Video: Preparing for the Natural Hazards of Volcanoes in Ecuador

Homework #4:
Assessing the Natural Hazards of Earthquakes

Week Ten
6/5-6/7


 Ch. 10, 11, 12

Weathering and Mass Movement 

 

Wind and Desert Landscapes 
 Rivers and Related Landscapes

Video: Egypt and the Nile River


Homework #5
Presentation on the Environment

Homework #4 due today

 Week Eleven
6/12-6/14


 Ch. 13, 14, 17

Quiz D:

Ch. 9, 10, 12, 13, 14

Glacial and Periglacial Landforms

 Waves and Coastal Landforms

People and the Environment

Homework #5 due today

Final Review
study guide

 Week Twelve
6/19-6/21
Finals

 

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Final Exam at 6:15 p.m.