Syllabus  pdf version

Scientific Paper Summary  or II
Schedule  (includes weekly reading, labs, and homework) Writing a good answer
Course Learning Objectives Primary Text
Water Quality Project Graphing
Design a solar collector Articles/papers
Online quizzes   Blackboard Web resources
Video Summary  Short Summary Student Resources at Clark
YouTube Video Submission Emergency Plan

Tentative Schedule  (this schedule is for week 9 and provides only a sketch of weeks 10.  The links to weeks 1 and 8 are also active at present in case you want to look back.  The schedule will be updated each week to highlight the current week's activities.) 

Week 1    Getting started with the class and introduction to Earth System Science     Week 2  Working with systems. 

Week 3  Climate I      Week4 ClimateII         Week5  Policy Issues

Week 6 Water issues        Week 7 Water issues(cont)   Week 8   Other Water issues

********************Start Week 9**********************************************************

Air Pollution and Stratospheric Ozone

Work through the Urban Air Pollution study guide.  There are several links given in this document; avoid going too deeply into these links i.e. hit the first paragraph or two--more if you are interested.  (some online quiz questions will come from this material)

Work through the Acid Rain study guide.  Answer all questions in this study guide, resave document, and submit you answers. (some online quiz questions will come from this material) 

View the video "Peace and Chemistry Global Environmental Issues: Effects on the Atmosphere and the Biosphere"  presentation by Dr. Mario Molina.  http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/63/  Presented as part of the Ford/MIT Nobel Laureate Lecture Series  Write a short summary for this lecture.  (see short summary guidelines)  Extra credit option:  view second lecture also and write a full video summary incorporating aspects of both lectures.

Work through the Stratospheric Ozone TutorialAnswer all questions in this study guide, resave document, and submit you answers. (some online quiz questions will come from this material)

Study Guide:  Here is a document of multiple choice study questions for this week's material.  (some online quiz questions as well as final exam questions will come from this material)

Online Quiz (take on blackboard) http://clark.blackboard.com/   in [9. Air Pollution] content area

Work on other assignments. (water quality term project and summaries)

******************** End Week 8  **********************************************************

 

Week 10  catch-up/wrap-up  Final Exam

Saturday August 28  Term Project Presentations and extra credit presentations

Syllabus

 
Schedule  (includes weekly reading, labs, and homework) Writing a good answer
Course Learning Objectives Primary Text
Water Quality Project Graphing
Design a solar collector Articles/papers
Online quizzes Web resources
Video Summary Student Resources at Clark
YouTube Video Submission Emergency Plan