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

SPRING, 2014
January 21, 2014, to May 23, 2014

 
Berkeley City College
Class Code 22217 (Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m, Room 421)

 
  About the Web Learning Modules
    Learning Module Title         Reading Assignment    
---Introduction to Geography---
and
---Weather---
   Textbook: 
   Elemental Geosystems
   Christopherson, 7th Edition  
   Introduction To Geography
    and Geographer's Tools
  Ch. 1, pgs.1-33
   Atmosphere and Earth's Motions   Ch.2, pgs.38-69
   Solar Radiation   Ch.3, pgs.72-84
   Temperature Differences   Ch.3, pgs.85-103
   Pressure and Winds   Ch.4, pgs.104-135
   The Hydrologic Cycle   Ch.5, pgs.138-144 and
  Ch.6, pgs.181-185
   Moisture in the Atmosphere   Ch.5, pgs.144-160
   Air Masses and Storms   Ch.5, pgs.161-179
 MIDTERM 1  Weather AND Introduction to Geography
Tentative Date:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, Regular Class Time
    Learning Module Title         Reading Assignment    
---Climate---
and
---Earth's Internal Processes---
   Textbook: 
   Elemental Geosystems
   Christopherson, 7th Edition  
   Climate Regions and Climate Change      Ch.7, pgs.214-251
  Ch.13, pgs.430-434
   Earth's Interior and The Rock Cycle       Ch.8, pgs.255-268
   Plate Tectonics   Ch.8, pgs. 269-281
   Earthquakes and Seismology   Ch.9, pgs.299-307
   Mountain Building   Ch.9, pgs. 283-299
   Igneous Activity and Volcanoes      Ch.9, pgs.307-317
   California Geomorphic Regions
   and Midterm Review
    None
 MIDTERM 2  Climate AND Earth's Internal Processes
Tentative Date:  Thursday, April 10, 2014, Regular Class Time
    Learning Module Title         Reading Assignment    
---Earth's External Processes---    Textbook: 
   Elemental Geosystems
   Christopherson, 7th Edition  
   Weathering   Ch.10, pgs.323-329
   Mass Wasting   Ch.10, pgs.332-343
   Surface Water   Ch.11, pgs.346-373
   Waves and Coastal Landforms   Ch.12, pgs.378-398
   Desert Landforms   Ch.12, pgs.398-407
   Glacial Landforms
   and Final Review 
  Ch.13, pgs.409-421
 FINAL EXAMINATION  Earth's External Processes
   Class Code 22217, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 09:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.   
 
Final Score and Course Grade:  SPRING, 2014

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