Michael J Hunter

My email: hunterm@scc.losrios.edu

Geography Courses
CoursesGeog 300
Physical Geography
Geog 305
Online Climate Studies
Geog 306
Online Weather Studies
Geog 308
Online Ocean Studies
Syllabusin Canvasin Canvasin Canvasin Canvas
TextbookMcKnight & Hess
Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation
Purchased from American Meteorological SocietyPurchased from American Meteorological SocietyPurchased from American Meteorological Society
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For username and password: go to Canvas website | AMS Course website
FYI1 or 2 4X6 Cards May Be AllowedPlease do all groups/types/categories (all work) in one document. (Order for the answers)

  1. Review questions (2 points each)
  2. Critical Thinking questions (3  points each)
  3. Investigation A
  4. Investigation B
  5. online Current Climate  Studies
Please do all groups/types/categories (all work) in one document. (Order for the answers)

  1. Review questions  (2 points each)
  2. Critical Thinking questions (3 points each)
  3. Investigation A (NOT the Applications)
  4. online Current Weather Studies A
  5. Investigation B (NOT the Applications)
  6. online Current Weather Studies B
Please do all groups/types/categories (all work) in one document. (Order for the answers)

  1. Review questions (2 points each)
  2. Critical Thinking questions (3 points each)
  3. Investigation A
  4. Investigation B
  5. online Current Oceans Studies

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The exams are online.
  • Where to find the questions to answer: 
The questions are located in the following places: 
The Text for the “Review” and “Critical Thinking” questions; the Investigations Manual for the Investigations and; the AMS website for the online questions
  • Do the assigned Review and the assigned Critical Thinking questions.
  • When you answer the Review Questions and the Critical Thinking questions: do not write the question. Your “complete-sentence” answer should start with a “re-phrasing” of the question (do not start with the word “because” e.g.). For example, for the question: “Describe the layer of the atmosphere that directly interfaces with the ocean.” The answer should begin: “The layer of the atmosphere that directly interfaces with the ocean is…”
. Please contact me if you are not sure how to do this…
  • Weather class: Investigations Manual: Do the initial part of, BUT SKIP the “Applications”. By the way, the Investigations fit into 2, 3 or 4 columns quite well!
  • No Word Perfect / PDFs / pictures / graphics
  • Make margins 1/2 (.5) inch all around. (I can help you do this.) Headers and footers are not needed. This is very important: point loss for ignoring this!
  • Label your document with your last name in the following manner: “jones3.doc” for Chapter 3, “jones4.doc” for Chapter 4, etc: Avoid double suffixes and other mis-labelings
  • Put your name at the top of your document: on the top line.
  • If you send an email: Please put the class you are in within the “Subject” line of the email (“Geog 305” or “Geog 306” or “Geog 308” (no more, no less))
  • All weekly work is due Friday by 11:59:59 PM (before Saturday)
  • Submit only when you have done everything per chapter: Review Questions, Critical Thinking, and all of the parts of the Investigations. Put everything (from one chapter) into one attached document. I will not grade incomplete work. Turnitin “plagiarism” scores will result in 1 point deducted for each point above 75%.
  • Late work is docked 20% per calendar day: since work submission counts for attendance, every day late counts as 1 day absent. 2 weeks of “late-work / absences” is the point at which you can be dropped (6% of total class time).
  • Extra Credit: up to 5% of total points regardless how earned (see below)

3 ways to get extra credit

Maximum: near 5% of total points (up to about 50 points)

  1. doing additional Review or Critical Thinking questions 
(1 point for the Review questions, 2 points for each Critical Thinking question)
  2. FIX wrong answers (1/2 credit back). 
You can submit multiple Chapters in a “corrections” document.
  3. helping others via the Discussion Board