Category Archives: Geography

Western European Population Trend, Aging And Fertility Rate (Past And Now)

1. This should include a clear thesis statement(aging and fertility rate), idea and evidence to support the thesis, apply geographical concepts.

2. Small family, long life, health care, economics…

3. 750 words

4. Work cited

5. turnitin report

MOD 1 FORUM 1 GEO

 

Topic: Where do my favorite foods originate?

Thread: After reviewing the website, List of Food Origins in the Module/Week 1 Additional Materials folder, describe the origin/history of some of your favorite foods. If your favorite foods are not grown locally, describe the transport technologies used to bring them to your area. You must include and properly reference a source other than Wikipedia.

You must post a thread of at least 300 words in response to the provided prompt. For your threads, you must support your assertions with at least 1 citation in current APA format. 

  

Suzanne Valadon

Valadon - NudeVisual Analysis 

Assignment: I want you to write a brief paper (approx. 500 words) on the following image and according to the following rubric: 

  Suzanne Valadon, Nude with Striped Bedspread, 1922, 104 x 79 cm, Museum of Modern Art, Paris

Valadon is known for her unflinchingly honest representations about women. Given the art historical context for her work, how has her choice of subject matter, mode of representation, composition, and color palette differ from her male counterparts?

Please again limit yourself to about 500 words, use concrete examples, and follow MLA formatting. 

Analyze Attached Article And Answer The Following Questions By Writing A Paragraph.

 

  1. What are some of the reasons invasive plants have been deliberately introduced into the U.S.? Discuss at least 3 reasons along with some of the specific plant species used.
  2. Why are there less invasive species in dry lands and why is that trend changing?
  3. What is xeriscaping? Discuss the positive and negative sides to xeriscaping.
  4. What was the research the authors conducted to quantify the potential of xeriscaping as a source of new invasive plants and what were the results?
  5. What recommendations do the authors offer based on their research findings?

Short Essay Due 2.9.2020

With projections for rising sea levels, and most global cities being coastal cities, should this be something that a) we should be concerned about, and b) should governments be planning for this eventuality by beginning “managed retreat,” as discussed in the article?

  

****Essay should be 150 – 300 words in length****

Weather And Climate

Part I The Weatherman Is Not a Moron

Read the following New York Times article “The Weatherman Is Not a Moron”:

or

Answer the following questions with 3-4 sentences each, and submit on canvas:

1. Why do you think we are able to predict weather better than other things like economics, politics, or sports?

2. We are now in an era of “big data.” What does this mean and how does it help us forecast the weather?

3. How has weather prediction changed from the 19th to the 20th to the 21st century?

4. Why is the predictability of weather limited? (It is impossible to ever be able to perfectly predict the weather.)

5. What are some of the challenges of dispensing weather forecasts to the general public?

Part II Forecasting Methods

Take a look at this page that reviews some of the different forecasting methods for weather:

Answer the following questions:

6. Which method do you think results in the most accurate forecast and WHY?

7. Do you think it is harder to forecast the weather in Utah than it is in southern California? Why or why not?

Take a look at this page that shows NWP information from the North American Mesoscale (NAM) model:

8. Describe two (2) reasons you think that it is hard to use a model like the NAM if you do not have extensive training in meteorology.

Geography Essay

The place I choose is (Middle East) Egypt.

The final paper (attached as a document) should be at least 1000 words long, and should include pictures with captions, maps, and a bibliography. Examples of some of the points that you may want to integrate are below. Keep in mind that not all of these items will be relevant to your place . Your group will need to decide what to include after doing some preliminary research on your place.

1. Introduction and physical geography highlights: Place name, location, maps and general photographs of the region, what is significant about this area?

2. Lithosphere (Topographic Features, Plate Tectonics and Rocks/Minerals, Landforms) Topography (general description of relief and the regions dominant landforms), Famous or Unique Landforms, Dominant Rocks and Minerals (sedimentary, igneous intrusive or extrusive,metamorphic), Plate Tectonic Features (types of faults, specific faults, movements of land), how did this area form tectonically?

3. Hydrosphere (Rivers, Lakes, Oceans, Groundwater, and Water Issues) Water Supply (Sources: rivers, glaciers, groundwater, lakes, man-made reservoirs), Water Demand (urban, agriculture, vegetation), Major Rivers, Lakes, Oceans or Seas, Large and/or Important Floodplains (also note if flooding is common), How has water contributed to the formation of the area?

4. Atmosphere (Climate, Unique Climate Conditions) Koppen Climate Classification Type (description), Climograph, Unique Climate Conditions (monsoon, seasonal rains, unusual winds, wildfires, etc.), How has the climate influenced the formation of this area?

5. Biosphere (Vegetation Types, Dominant Plants, Unique Plants, Animals) Dominant Vegetation Types and plant characteristics, Unique Plants, Invasive species, The impact of fire, how are the plants and animals adapted to the areas climate?

6. Conclusion. Your conclusion should summarize how all of the above sections are related to each other and together influence the development of the place. You may also discuss the influence of humans on your area.

IL-3: The Weatherman Is Not A Moron

 

Part I The Weatherman Is Not a Moron

Read the following New York Times article “The Weatherman Is Not a Moron”:

or

Answer the following questions with 3-4 sentences each, and submit on canvas:

1. Why do you think we are able to predict weather better than other things like economics, politics, or sports?

2. We are now in an era of “big data.” What does this mean and how does it help us forecast the weather?

3. How has weather prediction changed from the 19th to the 20th to the 21st century?

4. Why is the predictability of weather limited? (It is impossible to ever be able to perfectly predict the weather.)

5. What are some of the challenges of dispensing weather forecasts to the general public?

Part II Forecasting Methods

Take a look at this page that reviews some of the different forecasting methods for weather:

Answer the following questions:

6. Which method do you think results in the most accurate forecast and WHY?

7. Do you think it is harder to forecast the weather in Utah than it is in southern California? Why or why not?

Take a look at this page that shows NWP information from the North American Mesoscale (NAM) model:

8. Describe two (2) reasons you think that it is hard to use a model like the NAM if you do not have extensive training in meteorology.

The School That Turned Chinese Ep. 3

Watch the video in the link below and respond to the question in a 1-2 page essay  . I have attached the requirements for assignment below as well. 

Video Link:   

Analyze Attached Article And Answer The Following Questions By Writing A Paragraph.

 

  1. The article states that the world is facing a water crisis because of pollution, climate change, and population growth. Discuss this situation by providing an example for each from your own knowledge or experience.
  2. What is the water crisis like in the United States? Discuss the different areas of the U.S. facing water
    issues (where, what, why?). Make sure to discuss at least three regions/areas.
  3. Discuss the topic of virtual water. What is it and provide examples.
  4. What are some of the drawbacks provided by the article to using desalination to produce drinking water?