SCI 201/UNST 286

Natural Science Inquiry

 

Class/Date Topic Reading Lab Assignment
1 tues

9 jan

Intro

 

notes Ecoftpt  
2 thurs

11 jan

Scientific method notes

interactive mass exercise

jartest given in class due jan 30 vocabulary sheet 1 due class 3

 

3

16 jan

Population & consumption notes SNOW DAY!!

PLEASE READ ON YOUR OWN

 
4

18 jan

Population Ecology notes pop ecol lab in class exercise vocabulary sheet 2 due class 5

 

5

23 jan

Energy explained what is energy notes

cadiallac desert notes

DO EXERCISES AT END OF NOTES FOR THURSDAY  
6

25 jan

Energy & household use online notes
pdf notes
exercises due 24 hr experiment due class 7

example answers

 

7

30 jan

alternatives slideshow   in class work on 24 hour experiment due today bring jar test to class
8

1 feb

atmosphere

greenhouse effect

greenhouse effect

notes
earth science experiment in class jar test exercise

due class 9

 

9

6 feb

global warming, climate change & indicator species notes

gw1

gw2

   
10

8 feb

deforestation Rapa Nui notes patterns of change exercise in class patterns of change exercise due class 11

 

half way

 

11

13 feb

Biosphere1 notes    
12

15 feb

Biosphere2 notes w/ photos

notes w/o photos

ecotourism game biomass survey

due class 15 (27 Feb)

 

13

20 feb

ecosystems & biodiversity each group needs to bring 9 items to toss, and 3 pots (a 4", 6" and 9" pot) island ecology exercise

in class exercise

 
14

22 feb

ecological design video

biomass & alternative fuels

Once and future landfills by Bill Rathje landfills.pdf worksheet given on fieldtrip   due class 15 fieldtrip to tillamook friday 23 feb

Hooley Digester

 

15

27 feb

finish eco design video

solar

 

electricity in the west what's Oregon doing for Energy in the future??

solar versus coal land use  article

 

solar exercise in class  
16

1 mar

water

return Wells book w/ extra credit questions


rainwater harvesting guide
Living Machines http://www.oceanarks.org/,

rainwater design in portland
water exercise in class in class quiz on Hooley Digester

urban exercise ecohunt

due class 19 mar 13

 

17

6 mar

wetlands

oceans and coral

(biomass survey due today)

louisiana notes

notes

coral reef guide

could a world of swimmers raise sea level?  
18

8 mar

guest lecture

  Chris Runyard

connections in nature    

extra reading FYI (below)

EcoHunt team project


Brewery Blocks article
the natural environment
solar, wind, water potentials and much more
Handbook of wetlands
general design for residential wastewater treatment wetlands


statelinewind energy project
wind from homepower.com


lecture internet references:
http://www.solar4power.com/solar-power-global-maps.html
http://www.ocs.orst.edu/ oregon climate service
www.mrsunsolar.com
solar potential http://www.oregonseia.org/re_oregon_solar_resources.htm
sunangle calculator         http://www.susdesign.com/sunangle/
sun chart program http://solardat.uoregon.edu/SunChartProgram.html

19

13 mar

blue vinyl video notes    
20

15 mar

Final Groups

2, 3, 4, 8

     

 

finals mar 19-23

Final Project Guidelines

Final 2 Tues., March 20 3:30-5:20  Groups 1, 5, 6, 7 & 9