Note Slides - Lecture 1: 12 January...

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1 Landform Geography: Introduction Lecture 1: 12 January Lecture outline: 1. What is this class all about? 2. Geography as a science 3. Size and shape of Earth What is this class all about? 1. Learning about the discipline of Geography 2. Learning about things you see everyday – landforms! 3. Looking at the world with different glasses What do you see? What do you think about? What is the format of this class? Semester breakdown: Part 1 (Exam 1) Introduction to maps Earth Sun relationships Soils, minerals, and petrology Geomorphology: A tour of rivers, beaches, arid lands, and glaciers Exams are very important Laboratory activities should complement lectures
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2 From the syllabus (again!) Grading: Attendance: Exam 1 20% Exam 2 25% Exam 3 25% Attendance 5% Laboratory 25% Total 100% VIP Grade Final Course Percent A 90 to 100% B+ 87 to <90% B 80 to <87% C+ 77 to <80% C 70 to <77% D+ 67 to <70% D 60 to <67% F <60% If you miss more than 10% of the scheduled class sessions (which is three classes) I have the right to penalize you. I will take attendance sporadically throughout the semester. If you miss three or more classes, you will receive no credit for attendance. If you do not miss more than three classes, you will receive full credit for attendance. Being collegial:
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