Physical Geography OpenCourseWare: Free Online Undergraduate Level Course in Physical Geology by College of Eastern Utah

Published Jan 03, 2009

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If you're interested in learning more about geology, check out Eastern Utah's free OpenCourseWare class, 'Physical Geography'. This introductory course provides a window to the world of geography for students with no prior background. Covering topics like the Earth's atmosphere, weather patterns, oceans and more, this free online class is part of a Bachelor of Science in Geography curriculum.

Physical Geography: Course Specifics

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Physical Geography: Course Description

'Physical Geography' is a lecture-based course taught by Brian McClelland, a faculty member of the College of Eastern Utah's Geography Department. The course is intended to provide an overview of the way the Earth's various systems function and work together. By reading the downloadable course handouts, you'll learn about the subject of physical geography and its sub-disciplines, the way different environmental spheres interact and affect each other and the workings of the geographic grid system.

Keep reading, and you'll find out about the Earth's atmosphere, weather and different types of storms. You'll also discover the characteristics of the Earth's major geological features, such as volcanoes, mountains and rivers. Furthermore, this free online course provides information concerning the Earth's animal and plant kingdoms. The College of Eastern Utah's free OpenCourseWare 'Physical Geography' would be a helpful introduction for anyone thinking about pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Geography.

This online class includes downloadable syllabus and course handouts.

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