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LECTURE ONE The Underpinnings of Physical Science

Introduction to Geography - Review the power point lecture from class. Warning: this may not have the most up to date file. This is only a general overview it does not include all the diagrams, drawings, and discussions from class but it is a good place to start and a helpful review

UNDERPINNINGS OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE...






THE LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS:
What are the laws of thermodynamics?
More about the first law of thermodynamics...
More about the second law of thermodynamics...
Wikipedia covers the laws...


Explore Energy in all its forms...

MODELS AND SCIENTIFIC THEORY
               


What is Scientific Theory?
Read an article about advances in climate modeling...



So... What's the difference between a theory and a law?
       Hypothesis Vs Theory Vs Law short article
             ...Further explanations and resources                  

 

 

PRACTICE QUESTIONS

What Should I know for the test?
Take the practice questions offered through the book resources website: Prologue
Practice Questions from an online physical geography course
Review questions from the UWSP geography department: search for the section we are talking about and take a graded practice quiz or exam
Last Updated: 12/04/2014
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