October 28, 2012
Geography 155 Test 2
Air Masses a homogenous body of air that takes on and retains the characteristics of the
surface over which it formed.
Front the leading edge of an air mass.
Wind Shear the change in wind speed or di
Quiz Three: Seasons
The Nice-est Place to Live
Living on a beach doesnt just mean you will have a constant tan and a killer
view; the climate will also be more temperate. Growing up in Nebraska, I can appreciate
the pain of 99-degree weather short
Soil Formation in the Desert Biome
The desert biome is a climate that not just any organism can survive in. Soil
breeds life for all creatures. It provides direct nutrients for plants to grow and thrive, in
turn, providing sustenance for creatures.
Last Child in the Woods
Generational change in relationships with nature; today kids are aware of the global
threats to the environment but their physicality and intimacy with nature is fading
Increasing divide between the
GEOG 155 SEC 150
Reading Outline Two
I. The Best of Intentions: Why Johnnie and Jeannie Dont Play Outside Anymore
a. Time and Fear
a.i. Lives becoming more productive, but less inventive
We need to find a balance between organized acti
GEOG 155 SEC 150
Reading Outline III
Part VI: Wonder Land: Opening the Fourth Frontier
The Education of Judge Hatcher: Decriminalizing Natural Play
Recreational Use statutes make it so the landowner who permits people to recreate on
coniferous biome with cool
weather, dense fog and high
large, evergreen trees,
epiphytes (roots not in
a pampas with hot s
Vocab words for Test 1
Aphelion Date when the earth is furthest from the sun.
Perihelion Date when the earth is the closest to the sun.
Subsolar point Point on earths surface at which isolation hits at a 90* angle.
Declination Latitude of subsolar point.