21810374 - GEOGRAPHY

GEOGRAFIA I: acquisition of the knowledge on Earth system functioning and on the interactions between its different components (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere); develop skills for understanding the earth's physical phenomena, their origins and the reasons for their geographical distribution
GEOGRAFIA II: provide basic knowledge on the human geography’s key concepts and on territorial analysis tools; develop skills aimed at understanding and interpreting the different aspects of spatial and territorial organization, of the man-environment relationships in a diachronic perspective.

MASETTI CARLA

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Fruizione: 20702393-1 GEOGRAFIA I in Storia, territorio e società globale L-42 MASETTI CARLA

Programme

The lectures, which total 36 hours (6 CFU), will be held in e-lerning and accompanied by image projections. Due to the Covid emergency, the way in which the teaching activity is carried out may change. The remote mode is always guaranteed throughout the academic year.
The Course is scheduled into two modules
The first module (6 cfu) will provide an introduction to the knowledge of those physical environmental characteristics of our planet that constitute the natural component of the landscape. Top topics to be covered during the I Module: Basic Concepts of Astronomical Geography; The planet Earth; The representation of the Earth's surface; The lithosphere: minerals and rocks; Stratigraphy and Tectonics; Volcanic phenomena; Seismic phenomena; The Plaque Tettonica and the Evolution of the Earth; Marine hydrography; Continental hydrography; The terrestrial atmosphere; Elements and factors of the climate; Modeling the Earth's surface.
The second module (6 cfu) will emphasize the different aspects of the territorial organization of the relationship between man and the environment, interpreted in a space-time dimension. A series of lessons will be directed in particular to the deepening of the physical-anthropic evolution of Italian landscapes. During the course there is an excursion that is an integral part of the didactics. Main topics to be addressed during the second module: What is human geography; Spatial interaction and spatial behavior; Population and migration; Ethnic Geography; Urban systems and urban structures; Territorial economic structures: primary, secondary, tertiary and beyond; Environmental challenges. Specific topics covered by the didactic excursion.
Due to the Covid emergency, the way in which the teaching activity is carried out may change.


Core Documentation

a) I module (6 cfu)
Attending students:
- a good high school manual, lesson notes and supplementary learning material that will be provided during the course.
Non-Attending Students:
-E. Lupia Palmieri, M. Parotto, Il Globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione,Edizione blu-Seconda edizione,testo unico, Milano, Zanichelli,2019 (ISBN: 978-88-08-32899-1).
b) First and Second modules (12 cfu)
Attending students:
- a good high school manual, lesson notes and supplementary learning material that will be provided during the course.
Non-Attending Students:
-E. Lupia Palmieri, M. Parotto, Il Globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione,Edizione blu-Seconda edizione,testo unico, Milano, Zanichelli,2019 (ISBN: 978-88-08-32899-1).


Type of delivery of the course

The lectures, which total 36 hours (6 CFU) for each part, will be held in classrooms and accompanied by image projections. NOTE: Due to the Covid emergency, the way in which the teaching activity is carried out may change.

Type of evaluation

I module: The examination will take place orally or in writing (in this second case: with open answer questions or multiple choice) and will consist on the evaluation of the knowledge of the course content (course notes) or of the texts proposed II module: The examination will take place orally or in writing (in this second case: with open answer questions) and will consist on the evaluation of the knowledge of the course content (course notes) or of the texts proposed NOTE: Due to the Covid emergency, the way in which the examining activity is carried out may change