Peralta Community College District

Physical Geography
Rita D. Haberlin, Instructor
 
Course Content and Learning Modules


NASA, Hurricane Elana, Gulf of Mexico (WEATHER) Corel Photo Volcanic Activity, Lava Fountain, Hawaii (INTERNAL PROCESSES) Corel Photo, Coastline of Headlands and Bays (EXTERNAL PROCESSES)
Weather and Climate Earth's Internal Processes Earth's External Processes

FALL, 2015
August 24, 2015, to December 18, 2015

 
Berkeley City College
Class Code 40143 (Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m, Room 421)

 
  About the Web Learning Modules
    Learning Module Title         Reading Assignment    
---Introduction to Geography---
and
---Weather---
   Textbook: 
   Elemental Geosystems
   Christopherson, 8th Edition  
   Introduction To Geography
    and Geographer's Tools
  Ch. 1, pgs.1-30
   Atmosphere and Earth's Motions   Ch.2, pgs.34-69
   Solar Radiation   Ch.3, pgs.70-85
   Temperature Differences   Ch.3, pgs.86-105
   Pressure and Winds   Ch.4, pgs.106-139
   The Hydrologic Cycle   Ch.5, pgs.142-147 and
  Ch.6, pgs.184-190
   Moisture in the Atmosphere   Ch.5, pgs.148-158
   Air Masses and Storms   Ch.5, pgs.158-183
 MIDTERM 1  Weather AND Introduction to Geography
Tentative Date:  Thursday, October 8, 2015, Regular Class Time
    Learning Module Title         Reading Assignment    
---Climate---
and
---Earth's Internal Processes---
   Textbook: 
   Elemental Geosystems
   Christopherson, 8th Edition  
   Climate Regions and Climate Change      Ch.7, pgs.216-243
  Ch.8, pgs.244-279
   Earth's Interior and The Rock Cycle       Ch.9, pgs.282-296
   Plate Tectonics   Ch.9, pgs. 296-309
   Mountain Building   Ch.10, pgs. 310-328
   Earthquakes and Seismology   Ch.10, pgs.328-335
   Igneous Activity and Volcanoes      Ch.10, pgs.335-340
   California Geomorphic Regions
   and Midterm Review
    None
 MIDTERM 2  Climate AND Earth's Internal Processes
Tentative Date:  Tuesday, November 17, 2015, Regular Class Time
    Learning Module Title         Reading Assignment    
---Earth's External Processes---    Textbook: 
   Elemental Geosystems
   Christopherson, 8th Edition  
   Weathering   Ch.11, pgs.352-360
   Mass Wasting   Ch.11, pgs.360-371
   Surface Water   Ch.12, pgs.372-404
   Waves and Coastal Landforms   Ch.13, pgs.404-428
   Desert Landforms   Ch.13, pgs.428-433
   Glacial Landforms
   and Final Review 
  Ch.14, pgs.438-454
 FINAL EXAMINATION  Earth's External Processes
   Class Code 40143, Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.   
 
Final Score and Course Grade:  FALL, 2015

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