HOME PAGE: Joe Naumann, Geographer



"No person is an island!" Check out this amazing rendition of Stand By Me. This web site is part of my effort to be available to stand by you!






Are you under a lot of stress? Are you discouraged? Could you use an attitude or motivation boost? Could you use some ideas to help you study more efficiently? Could you use a laugh? Check out these pages: Encouragement Page  and Meditation Page
Try the new addition to the Encouragement Page:
Ways to Bust Stress  NEW


Why are writing skills so very important?  Check out the short PowerPoint by clicking on the link:  Punctuation is Powerful


GEOGRAHY 1001: INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY MATERIALS PAGE
This will take you to the page with all the links and materials for this course except for quizzes and tests which will be accessed through CANVAS
  GEOGRAPHY 1002: WORLD REGIONS MATERIALS PAGE
This will take you to the page with all the links and materials for this course except for quizzes and tests which will be accessed through CANVAS
GEOGRAPHY 2001: CULTURAL GEOGRAPY MATERIALS PAGE 
This will take you to the page with all the links and materials for this course except for quizzes and tests which will be accessed through CANVAS
  New Pages - Important Topic: Global Warming Page  
Our Beautiful, Fragile World
NEW ADDITIONS BELOW
A World Endangered -- Your future depends on understanding this topic.
Atlases and Maps Page (NEW)
New Section in the Ecology and Life Systems page
Practical "Green" Living: What Individuals Can Do
NASA IMAGES OF CHANGE - See changes in the earth over periods of time


Books written by or edited by Joe Naumann : They can be downloaded on this page.

NEW & REFORMATED PAGES New Bonus Point Project: UN World Heritage Site PowerPoint - check it out.
Highlighted PowerPoints:
Chile: 2010
Quake

Haiti: 2010 Quake

If the World Were a Village
China - Ethnic Minorities
New  - Spain Page
New India Page
Non-Course Related Pages (subject to rennovation) QUICK REFERENCE LINKS

REQUIRED READINGS and Climate Change Powerpoint and module (IN ADDITION TO THE TEXTBOOK) My Professional & Personal Background &Information about Education and Teaching

Syllabi and Study Guides & Online Testing Center Info.
(Geog 1001, 1002, 2001)
Recommended Books & Ponderings

Geography 1001: Introduction to Geography Page YOU ARE SPECIAL -- (open this page)


Geography 1002 - World Regions Page (3D copies of some Powerpoint presentations are now available.) Check it Out!!! - Expanded Study Helps Page - General Study & Geographic Study

Click on the titles below to go to some really interesting geographic or geography-related web sites.

Geography 2001: Cultural Geography
Revised: May 2016 - Construction will be an on-going process.

Foundations of Geographic Thought and Expression Get Today's News From All Around the World - Fantastic Site!


Landforms, Landforming Processes, & Water Features Page (Geog 1001)


Always Under Construction

Pages From the Old Web Site that still might be accessed
U.S.A. Census Data by Zip Code

Holy Land Geography PLUS
(Geog 1001, 1002, 2001)
Professional Geography Articles Page U.S. Geological Survey

Major Religions
(Geog 1001, 1002, 2001)


NEW AND EXCITING
Life in Iran before the 1971 Revolution
&
Life in Iran after the Revolution


Many
Wonders of the World Page

Geog Course Articles and Papers, Study Helps U.S. National Weather Service

Glossaries Page (helpful for studying)
(Geog 1001, 1002, 2001)
Original Trip Page
NASA

Weather & Climate
(Geog 1001)

Select a review quiz
C.I.A. World Fact Book

Continents, Culture Realms, Regions & Countries Directory
(Geog 1002 & 2001)

Education & Geography Links & Topics

United Nations

World Time Zone Map Government Sources of Geographic Information European Union at a Glance

Human Geography Topics
Political, Economic, Historical, Urban Geog.
Links Recommended by Students (New) World Bank

Globalization
(Discussed in Geog 1001, 1002, 2001)
Three New Countries (proposed in 2002)? International Monetary Fund

Resources and the Environment Page
The Smallest Country in the world Globalization 101.org

Agriculture, Food, & Hunger Page
Quotations to Ponder Page (New Page) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Ecology & Life Systems

BBC News: Coountry Profiles

Encouragement Page
Globalization Guide.Org

Terrorism Study Page

Open Directory Project

Festivals Page (Cultural Topic)

Geography Dictionary Online

Architecture Page

Study Aid - Homework Helper

Geographic Animations & Videos
(Newly Reworked - all the PowerPoint videos are here)

How to Study for Geography

Geographic Reference Sources: Statistics & Data Bases

Babelgum.com - some great videos


Geographic Topic Modules Page

Footnotes to History - Fantastic Historical Geography


The Environment and Pope Francis   NEW PAGE

Best of the Web - Geography


Atlases and Maps Page (NEW)

National Geographic Natural Disasters Page

Check on Bonus Point Opportunities
Atlapedia - Information about countries and maps


Climate Change Page  (NEW)

Country Reports - fantastic resources - join for full access $18 per year


Cities - Urban Geography     (NEW)

WORLD CLOCK -- Much more than time - fantastic information is available here.

Dealing With Disasters   (New)


World Wide School (Many pre-1950 books from many fields can be accessed and read)


OCCASIONAL SPECIAL OFFERING:
Econ 3055 - Economics Issues for the School Curriculum - Geography Topics


World Geography for Kids -- Don't let ":Kids" cause you to avoid this site - there's a lot of good basic information there. NEW SITE



Culture and Cultural Geography Page (NEW)






Some Special Pages or PowerPoints
Books written by or edited by Joe Naumann
Check on Bonus Point Opportunities FAIR USE: Technology in Education
Computer Help & Free Software Page
Directions & Map Page (NEW)
Health, Wellness & Study Tips Web Page Design  Help Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference Check Out St. Louis (New)
Great Photograpy Page (Geographic and Non-Geographic) (NEW)
 To see what the retreat conferences are like, Click Here to see my notes from the 2010 retreat and the handouts from Fr. May and my reflections on his talks etc.
CONSIDER TAKING A SPIRITUAL TRIP AT WHITE HOUSE RETREAT To see a short overview of what a retreat at White House is like, click here to see a PowerPoint  slide show (approx. 5 minutes) - its a fairly large file, so be patient while it loads.  Three-day retreats are available for both men and women.  More than 5000 persons a year experience the Peace of White House. All people are welcome, not just Roman Catholics.  For more information, you can go to the White House Retreat web site at:  http://www.whretreat.org or contact Joe Naumann [August 2010 will be my 31st retreat, and I'm not Roman Catholic].
Take a Virtual Trip:

Virtual Tour and Panoramic View Links
Great PowerPoint: Learn how to use Google more effectively.

Effective Googling


Check this New Page!

The Natural World  - The Wonder and Beauty of Creation, Particularly the Life on Earth Study Helps Page
See Huge Arizona Sandstorm (video)
WOW! Fantastic Music Site - Hear songs and get lyrics too - Quite a wide variety: Click Here
10 Worst Natural Disasters in U.S. History (PPT)

Fantastic Bio-Painting:  When you place the cursor over a person, his/her name appears.  When you double click, you are given biographical infornmation from Wikipedia or some other web site. There are dozens of people in the painting from all parts of the world and from all times.-
SPECIAL NOTE: These materials are presentred for the use of the students in my geography classes. Notice:  In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, these materials are distributed without profit for research and educational purposes only. If an author does object to having his/her material made available here, contact me at naumannj@msx.umsl.edu and the material will be removed.