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Physical Geography 1

De Anza College - Winter 2000

This schedule is subject to change.

(Last Updated March 17, 2000)

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 Dates
 Topics - Links

  Textbook Reading

 Readings Schedule
Week 1 - 1/4-1/6   Physical Geography, Systems Theory,
Cartography and Maps, Map Projections Examples
  Ch. 1  read by 1/6
 1/6  Quiz A    
 Week 2 - 1/11-1/13   Earth-Sun Relation, Atmosphere , Solar Radiation & Temperature  Ch. 2, 3  read by 1/11
  Week 3 - 1/18-1/20  Winds and Currents, Atmospheric Moisture, Air Masses, Storms, and Fronts    Ch. 4, 5  read by 1/20
 1/20  Quiz B    
  Week 4 - 1/25-1/27   Hydrologic Cycle, Ground Water  Ch. 6  read by 1/25
 1/27  Midterm #1 study guide  covers Ch. 1-6
  Week 5 - 2/1-2/3  Climate Regions, Global Temperature and Climate Change  Ch. 7  read by 2/1
  Week 6 - 2/8-2/10   Geography of Soils   Ch. 15 - lecture  read by 2/8
  Week 7 - 2/15-2/17  Ecosystems and Biomes  Ch. 16
Rainforest Links
 read by 2/15
 2/17   Quiz C    
 Week 8 - 2/22-2/24  Rock Cycle , Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, Igneous Activity and Volcanoes, Mountain Building   Ch. 8, 9  read by 2/24
 2/24  Midterm #2 study guide  covers Ch.7-9, 15, 16
Week 9 - 2/29-3/2  Weathering and Mass Movement  , Wind and Desert Landscapes  Ch. 10, 12 read by 2/29
 Week 10 - 3/7-3/9  Rivers and Related Landscapes , Glacial and Periglacial Landforms  Ch. 11, 14  read by 3/7
 3/9  Quiz D    
 Week 11 - 3/14-3/16  Waves and Coastal Landforms,
People and the Environment.
 Ch. 13, 17  read by 3/14
 Week 12 - 3/21  Final Exam Scheduled 3/21 @ 6:15 pm -- study guide  covers Ch. 10-14, 17

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