ESR 101 - SUMMER 2005

 

Week One

Class Topic Reading Assignment Lab
1 Intro   Ecoftpt 1a
2 Pop & Consumption 1

notes

Environmental Problems & Sustainability chap1&2 Worksheet on your own
3 Pop ecology

notes

Pop ecology chap9   1b

jar test

4 Ecological Design film Film questions: list & article due Monday

quiz #1

 

on your own

 

Week two

5 Scientific Method Research Design chap 3 systems Earth experiment in class

worksheet

lab2
6 biosphere 1 chap 4 ecosystems

notes

  on your own
7 biosphere 2 chap 5 biodiversity

Maya Biosphere Reserve

case study assignment due July 5 Tues.

 

 

lab3
8 matter cycling chap4.7 quiz #2

 

lab 10-10:30

 

week three

9 no class july 4 holiday  
10 climate and the greenhouse effect In class worksheet

chap 6.1 - 6.2

read biomes on your own

greenhouse

calculate a "what if" scenario if albedo increased to 40% and absorption to 90%

quiz2 update for 5 extra pts

gw1article

gw2 article

lab3a
11 climate change & Indicator/ keystone species chap 8

notes

  Field trip after class to World Forestry Center
12 Deforestation chap 11 & 12 (support reading) quiz #3 issued due Monday July11 lab4

jartest2

 

week four

13 Rapa Nui  innovation in class slide presentation

notes

 

video archive PSU http://www.media.pdx.edu/ click on spring 2004 archive, click on gossen, password (gossen.w03)

 
14 island ecology chap 8.1    
15 coral reefs/wetlands   coralreefguide  
16 film   quiz #4

chap 7 Aquatic Diversity

chap 13 Sustaining Aquatic Diversity