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Chabot College Fall 2002 Removed Fall 2006 Course Outline for Geography 11 GEOGRAPHY OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Catalog Description Geography 11 Geography of the San Francisco Bay Area 3 units Natural geography of the San Francisco Bay Area in relation to the historical cultural and environmental development of the Bay region Highlights past and present geographical historical and ecological issues Field trips may be included 3 hours Prerequisite Skills None Expected Outcomes for Students Upon completion of the course the student will be able to 1 2 3 4 5 locate identify describe and or explain the spatial distributions of the Bay Area s diverse physical landscapes trace the origin diffusion and transformation of elements of the Bay Area s cultural landscape including its multicultural heritage define and discuss historical and present day human environment interactions and issues formulate informed decisions about which courses of action are most likely to minimize adverse environmental impacts and maintain the habitability of the Bay Area analyze the significance of tourism in the San Francisco Bay Area Course Content 1 2 3 Bay Area Natural Geography a Tectonic elements b Fault line features c Rocks and minerals of the Bay Area d Geomorphology e Gradational elements f Erosion and deposition g Rivers and lakes San Francisco Bay a Water tides and currents b Shoreline features c Tributaries d Water quality Weather and Climate in the Bay Area a Marine and continental effects b Temperature considerations Chabot College Course Outline for Geography 11 Fall 2002 Page 2 Course Content Cont d c Winds and air currents d Precipitation and moisture e Air quality f Climate classification and micro climates 4 Bay Area Historical Geography a The Native Americans b The Spanish period c The Mexican era d The Gold Rush e The Silver era f Early agriculture in the Bay Area g Transportation h Twentieth century changes 5 Bay Area Human Geography a Spatial Distribution b Regionalism



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