HUNTER COLLEGE of the CITY UNIVERSITY of NEW YORK
DEPARTMENT of GEOGRAPHY

Nature of New York

LIST OF EXERCISES
REQUIRED / OPTIONAL / EXTRA CREDIT

The exercise component of this course is worth 70% of your final grade.

There will be at least 20 take-home exercises available for you to complete.

Of the 20 exercises, seven (7) must be submitted for grading (7 x 10 pts ea. = 70 pts.) as follows

Five (5) are required and must be completed by all students,
Two (2) exercises are selected by the student for grading.

Of the remaining exercises up to five (5) may be used for extra credit at 2 pts each (which means up to 10 additional points can be added to your final average).

Students will designate the status of the non-required exercises by checking the appropriate box under the heading:

Check One:   for grading /__/      for extra credit /__/

REQUIRED EXCERCISES   OPTIONAL EXCERCISES   EXTRA CREDIT ONLY
To be completed by all.
Has a specific due date.
  To be designed by the student as “for grading” or “extra credit”   Optional assignments
Ex. 01. Adopt a County
Ex. 09. Watersheds
Ex. 10. Population
Ex. 13. Agriculture
Ex. 19. Economy
  Ex. 05. Political / Physical
Ex. 06. NYS in Maps
Ex. 07. Glaciation
Ex. 11. Mohawk-Iroquois Village
Ex. 12. Military Geography
Ex. 16. Wildlife Management
Ex. 17. Urban Sites
Ex. 20. Mining and Reclamation
 

Ex. 02. Museum Visit
Ex. 03. Site Visit (field work)
Ex. 04. Malls, Farms and the River Field Trip
Ex. 08. Air Quality
Ex. 14. Canals of NYS
Ex. 15. Open Space
Ex. 18. RiverSpark: Industrial Location

Other topics appropriate to the theme of the course may be added to the Optional and Extra Credit lists.

Please Note the due dates:
All exercises will have a “due date.”
Exercises for grading will lose points if handed in late.
Exercises with a “Day of Midterm” or “Day of Final” designation will not be accepted after those days.

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Last updated January 29, 2018 .