Learning Resources

Geography Planet is one planet in a small galaxy of resources for Jedi Geographers. Major Resources include:

Introduction to Human Geography: A Disciplinary Approach
  • A free textbook authored by Steve Graves
  • Available in .pdf format and .docx (for faculty)
  • The entire textbook (.pdf) is available via Dropbox or Google Drive.
  • Contains interactive elements
  • Nearly 100% ADA compliant
  • Test banks and ancillaries available for faculty
  • Assignment Exercises / Lab Manual
    • ArcGIS Pro - Instructions / Data / Video
    • Spreadsheet Exercises - Instructions / Data / Video

The American Landscape Project

  • Under construction
  • A collection of photos of various landscape elements
  • Mostly from the United States 1950 - current
  • Thousands of scanned photographic slides
  • Contains the collections of multiple geography professors
    • Donald Kress - (1921-2001) - North Dakota State University
    • Larry Ford - San Diego State University
    • Ralph Pierce - (1931-2009) - Louisiana Tech University
    • Steve Graves - California State University

Our Southland: A Primer for the Study of Southern California

  • Under construction
  • Text and teaching materials designed for 3rd-grade students and teachers in Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura Counties.
  • A Short History of Los Angeles for adult learners.