GEOG 430
Human Use of the Environment

Week 3 Assignments


This week, you've been asked to think about different ways of defining nature and about how nature (and ideas of nature) influence human use of the environment.


  • Read and watch the film Botany of Desire.
  • Quiz Week 3: 10 questions, worth two points each, that will cover key points from the film and the readings. This quiz will be available to you when the Week 3 content becomes available. The quiz will have an enforced time limit of 25 min. Complete by Tuesday of week 3 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
  • Submit your Current Event Essay 1 by Thursday at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
  • Begin thinking about your final essay topic and thesis statement (these will be due in Week 4).

All assignments will be submitted in Canvas, check the calendar in Canvas for specific due dates.