Physical Science 111

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Welcome! Class begins August 28th, 2017. Class will meet in room 3974 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

 

Course Catalog Description

Physical Science 076 0111 - General Course I - Physical Science
Introduction to the scientific method, astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Credit Hours: 4, 3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week based on sixteen weeks.

Textbook

textbook coverEarth Science 14th Ed.
by Tarbuck and Lutgens, Illustrated by Tasa.

If you have an older edition of the textbook (11th, 12th, 13th) that will work just fine.

Pearson Mastering Website

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Instructor

Joy WalkerProf Joy Walker
Website: JustOnly.com

This photograph was taken in Alaska during a course about glaciers.

Archives

I taught at Truman for over thirty years. I have left my position at Truman but I've left these resources available to any students that need them. I don't know how long I will continue this website but for now please enjoy the many materials I have collected over the years.

Recommended Links

General

Scale of Measurement

Minerals and Rocks

Mass Wasting and Soils

Maps

Rivers and Lakes

Caves and Groundwater

Glaciers

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Plate Tectonics

Earth's Core

Geological Time

Meteorology

Climate Change

Oceans

Astronomy Computer Programs

Astronomy Online Resources

Fun Astronomy Links - Music, Stories, Culture

Just Only Bookstore

Physical Science Books

Physical Science Movies

Disaster Books

Disaster Movies

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