Angela Wranic

Lecturer at Long Beach City College and California State University Long Beach



Contact Information

My CSULB office is in  PH1-215.  My Fall 2016 schedule is MW 9:30-11:00 or by appointment.

We need notetakers for Fall 2016. If you are interested please contact DSPS at the following link. You can now upload notes via the Internet and you get early registration .

if anyone is interested in taking notes for a student with a disability. Students who are interested should be referred to the DSPS website and apply as this website:


USC Topping scholarship information

Websites with blank maps 

Transcripts What's Up With the Weather

Transcripts World in the Balance: The People Paradox

Transcripts An Inconvenient Truth



Job information and college information for Environmental Science



Also our local universities have programs: CSULB B.A. and B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy and a closely related field B.A. in Geography, CSUF Masters in Environmental science 

Other sources for looking at all colleges and degree programs is The College Blue Book. Which would be in a library. 

Dissertation defense





Environmental Science 

Free view programs



PDF viewer

Spring 2017 Syllabus



Activities that you will need to download or print

Activities pdf format

Activities Word format

I will keep a list of activities we do as we progress through the semester.

Activity list #1

1. Viewed  the movie America Revealed: The Food Machine. Answer the following questions for 5 points. How have farming techniques changed since WWII? How has this affected our environment and our health?2/14  If you missed the movie you can find it on u tube.

2. 2/14 If you  missed today you need to answer the first assignment in your activity file. If is titled critical thinking Chapter 1. There are 2 questions and the first consists of a-I. 10 points.

3. Activity-Chemistry 10 pts. 2/16

4. Activity- Chemistry World Search 10 pts. 2/21

5. "Leave it to Beavers" movie. Answering the following questions. Why are beavers important to ecosystems? What is a keystone species? 2/23 5 points.



Exam 1 March 2nd.

Grades are posted below by class. You need to open the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and reference with the last 3 digits of your ID number. This indicates your overall grade; your activities and exam added together.You final grades are posted here.

Click on the link below to the textbook website to purchase iChapters.

You book is the 18th edition of Living in the Environment by G. Tyler Miller Jr/Scott Spoolman

(from this page go to math and science and then environmental science and find the correct edition)


website that matches your location to volunteering

 Environmental Science notes

Notes are in powerpoint

Download a free powerpoint viewer program. This allows you to look at the slides even if you don't own Powerpoint.

Chapter 1

scientific method powerpoint

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Review sheet exam 1 in microsoft word format

Review sheet exam 2

Chapter 6

Chapter 13

Chapter 20

Chapter 19

Review sheet exam 3

Chapter 18

Chapter 15 (nonrenewable)

Chapter 16 (renewable)



The nucleus

Periodic Table

Directions via the freeway for our field trip. Directions coming from the school are indicated on your activity sheet.

Map Bolsa Chica

Amigos de Bolsa Chica website for those doing the Internet option look at the science and history section.

Field trip photos

Photos by Karl Kirkland and Angelica Castillo  respectively. Spring 2015 field trip to Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.

Spring 2015 Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve photo by Angela Wranic

Graduation- Texas State University San Marcos- May 13, 2016. Dr. Osvaldo Muniz (primary advisor) and Dr. Angela Wranic