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GEOG103 - Physical Geography

 

Physical Geography includes the study of processes of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere. Specific topics include maps and map reading, temperature cycles, storms formation, plate tectonic theory, structures of volcanoes, flooding, coastline formation, glaciations, ice ages, and the distribution of plants and animals on the planet. This course is an excellent choice for anyone with interest in environmental studies, natural hazards and the science behind earth processes. NOTE: This course requires the student to purchase additional materials that are not covered by the book grant. Please refer to the Course Materials section for additional details.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Visualizing Physical Geography (looseleaf), 2nd ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781118126585
Publication Info: Wiley
Author: Strahler
Unit Cost: $69.73
Electronic ISBN: 9781118654163
Electronic Unit Cost: $30.00

Book Title: LoggerPro 3 Software - This item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant. If you purchase the electronic download, a link will be sent to you on the next business day.
ISBN: LP
Publication Info: Vernier Software & Technology, LLC
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: $12.85
Electronic ISBN: LP-E
Electronic Unit Cost: $11.45

Book Title: LabQuest 2 - This item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant.
ISBN: LABQ2
Publication Info: Vernier Software & Technology, LLC
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: $340.43
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Stainless Steel Temperature Probe - This item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant.
ISBN: TMP-BTA
Publication Info: Vernier Software & Technology, LLC
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: $31.28
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A