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 GEO/180

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

 

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GEO 180 Week 1 An Explanation of Earth
 

Consider the following: Imagine that you are sharing information with someone who is not familiar with earth science, how would you describe the following to them?  Choose images to assist in your explanation.

 

 

 

Where is Earth located in relation to the sun?
 

 

How are the seasons controlled by this relationship with the sun? How does this relationship change for different locations on the planet?
 

 

What are the properties of the atmospheric layers? How do these layers help to sustain life on the planet? How thick are each of these layer?
 

 

Can you provide two different map projections of how to find your location?
 

 

Write a 350- to 700-word response in which you answer the questions above. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion

Include at least 2 visuals that will help you answer the questions. Additionally, include citations from at least two peer reviewed references other than the textbook.

Format your assignment, citations, and references consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion and a separate reference page formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 An Explanation of Earth

 

 
 

 

 

GEO 180 Week 1 Course Preparation Activity
 

Complete this assignment prior to posting towards course participation. Please read the course messages and instructor announcements regarding the  Course Preparation Activity.

For this assignment, your task is to read each of the instructor and class announcements, including the instructor policies, for the start of this course.

Once you have read each of the class messages and announcements and instructor policies, please type a brief paragraph as a Word document acknowledging that you have read the class messages and announcements and instrucor policies for this course.

Additionally, include the title of each message and announcement read.

Then submit your Word document as an attachment for the assignment and submit. By doing so, I will know that you are aware of the course requirements.

When submitting the Course Preparation Activity, click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Course Preparation Activity.

 

 

GEO 180 Week 2 Weather Evolution Worksheet
 

Complete the weather evolution worksheet based on the instructions provided on the worksheet.

Each response should be at least 100 words in length and include citations. A minimum of two peer reviewed references, inclusive of the textbook, are to be used to complete this assignment.

Format the worksheet consistent with  APA guidelines for citations and references for each of the responses to the questions posed on the worksheet.  Be sure to include a separate reference page formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Weather Evolution Worksheet

Weather Evolution Worksheet

 

Complete the Weather Evolution Worksheet by responding to the following questions.  Each response should be at least 100 words.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions
 

 
 

 

Responses
 

 
 

 

How do weather patterns evolve?  What can cause this?
 

 
 

 

 
 

 
 

 

How does atmospheric pressure affects the evolution of weather?
 

 
 
 

 

Describe the rise and fall of sea levels before the appearance of humankind. What caused these levels to fluctuate?
 

 
 
 

 

Describe the rise of sea levels after the appearance of humankind. What specifically do you think is causing the sea levels to rise? Explain your answer.
 

 
 
 

 

Examine the Milankovitch Theory. How is the Milankovitch Theory similar to the effects of industrialization on climate change?   How is it different?
 

 
 
 

 

 

GEO 180 Week 2 Atmosphere Diagram
 

Create a diagram or illustration addressing the following:

 

 

 

Identify the different cloud types
 

 

The elevation, air flow, and atmospheric pressure for each cloud type
 

 

How atmospheric pressure affects seasonal changes
 

 

Include at least 2 visuals that will help you satisfy the requirements for the assignment. Additionally, include citations from at least two peer reviewed references other than the textbook.

Format your assignment, citations, and references consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion and a separate reference page formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Atmosphere Diagram.

 

 

GEO 180 Week 3 Soil Paper
 

Consider the following:

Imagine that you work for the United States Department of Agriculture. One of the farmers in your geographical area asks you what kind of crop would grow most effectively on the farm. Provide advice for this farmer.

Write at least a 700-word paper on soil composition in your geographical area. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion.

Address the following in your paper:

 

 

 

The composition of soils
 

 

How soils are formed
 

 

The uses of soils
 

 

The kinds of crops that grow most effectively in your geographical area
 

 

Include photos, diagrams, or graphs as appropriate that will help you answer the questions. Additionally, include citations from at least two peer reviewed references other than the textbook.

Format your assignment, citations, and references consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion and a separate reference page formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Soil Paper

 

 

GEO 180 Week 3 Characterization of the Earth’s Interior Presentation
 

Resource: University of Phoenix Material: Help With Microsoft® PowerPoint® Assignments

Create a 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation based on your research of the interior of the earth. The 8-10 content slides are to address the bullet points below.

Address the following in your presentation:

 

 

 

Properties of the Earth’s inner core, outer core, lower mantle, upper mantle, oceanic crust, and continental crust
 

 

Processes associated with plate boundaries, including the type of boundary, earthquakes, volcanism, and rock deformation
 

 

Relationship between the rock cycle and plate tectonics
 

 

Submit your assignment consistent with APA guidelines:

 

 

 

A concise 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with cited speaker notes and references in APA.
 

 

Concise bullets must be on the slides along with cited Speaker notes (in the Notes section below the slides). Be sure cite references, spellcheck, and edit the presentation.
 

 

Include video, audio, photos, diagrams, or graphs as appropriate. Each slide should contain at least one image. Images included on the slide must be cited.
 

 

Include in the PowerPoint presentation these additional slides: Title, Topics to be covered or Agenda, Introduction, Conclusion, and References. These 5 slides do not count towards the 8 to 10 slides for the body of the presentation
 

 

Include two references, in addition to your course textbook.
 

 

Overall the PowerPoint presentation will be a minimum of 13 slides and a maximum of 15 slides.
 

 

Speaker Notes: Each of the slides is to have speaker’s notes which include citations, with the exception of the Title, Topics to be Covered or Agenda, and References slides.
 

 

Format your sources and format the text consistent with APA guidelines. This includes video, audio, photos, diagrams, or graphs.

Include a minimum of two references, in addition to your course textbook

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Characterization of the Earth’s Interior Presentation.

 

 

GEO 180 Week 4 Surface and Groundwater Summary
 

Write a 350- to 525-word summary comparing surface and groundwater. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion.

Include the following in your summary:

 

 

 

An explanation of the hydrologic cycle
 

 

Types of rivers and how they form
 

 

How groundwater is stored
 

 

Uses of both surface and groundwater
 

 

How rivers, glaciers and groundwater are affected by climate change
 

 

Include at least 2 visuals that will help you answer the questions. Additionally, include citations from at least two peer reviewed references other than the textbook.

Format your assignment, citations, and references consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion and a separate reference page formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Surface and Groundwater Summary.

 

 

GEO 180 Week 4 Weathering Brochure
 

Imagine that you are the Director of Environmental Safety for a major city in the United States. As the director, you are asked to write a press release educating the public on chemical and mechanical weathering of national monuments, such as the limestone buildings in Washington, DC, or important tombs made of limestone throughout the country.

Create an educational brochure that includes the following information:

 

 

 

Definitions of both mechanical and chemical weathering
 

 

Descriptions of frost wedging, frost heaving, salt-crystal growth, and exfoliation
 

 

Descriptions of hydrolysis, oxidation and carbonation
 

 

Explanation of the relationship between chemical and mechanical weathering
 

 

Explanation of how human activity affects chemical and mechanical weathering
 

 

Format your assignment, citations, and references consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion and a separate reference section formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Weathering Brochure.

 

 

GEO 180 Week 5 Climate Comparison
 

Complete the Climate Comparison Worksheet. Follow the instructions provided on the worksheet. The responses included in each box for the arid landscapes and coastal formations must be at least 70 words in length.

Cite your sources and format your research consistent with APA guidelines.

Format your citations and references consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include a separate reference page formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 Climate Comparison.

Climate Change Comparison

 

Resources: Case studies from Ch. 20 of the text.

 

 

 

Case 1: Water Issues in the Arid American Southwest
 

 

Case 2: Soil Salinization in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
 

 

Consider the following statements:

 

 

 

Climate change is not only a scientific issue but also a political issue.
 

 

There is a relationship between human activity and physical geography
 

 

Create a comparison of the effects on Coastline Formations and Arid Landscapes.  Response in at least 70 per box.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address for both:
 

 
 

 

Coastline Formations
 

 
 

 

Arid Landscapes
 

 
 

 

What are the surficial processes that affect this landscape?
 

 
 
 

 

 
 

 
 

 

To what extent do humans affect this landscape?
 

 
 
 
 

 

What arguments do anti-climate-change groups present about this lanscape? How would you address their concerns?
 

 
 
 
 

 

Do you have any recommendations of potential solutions to any possible problems?
 

 
 
 
 

 

What action, if any, should the government take to prevent and mitigate these climate changes?
 

 
 
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