SCI 201/UNST 286

Natural Science Inquiry

syllabus

wpe1.jpg (15203 bytes) ecofootprint of class

 

Class/Date Topic Reading Lab Assignment
1 tues

3 apr

Intro notes Ecoftpt  
2 thurs

5 apr

Scientific method notes

 

jartest given in class   due 24 apr vocabulary sheet 1 due class 3

 

3

10 apr

film: An Inconvenient Truth   wksht of concepts to learn   questions for film

due Tues 17 Apr

4

12 apr

Population, consumption &   Ecology notes

 

Goudie p. 6,9

notes

   

 

5

17 apr

Energy explained

& household use

new notes complete from today

what is energy notes

cadiallac desert notes

online notes
pdf notes

Goudie p. 87,
flow diagram due class 7  
6

19 apr

atmosphere

greenhouse effect

greenhouse effect

notes
Goudie p. 90-96
 
   

 

7

24 apr

remainder of Cadillac Desert film

results from earth science experiment

Result Charts

1

2

3

4

 

 

 

bring jar test to class
8

26 apr

group project "car" outside of class

 

  Group Projects

due class 9

 

 

9

1 may

review field study project

flow diagrams

 

notes

gw1

gw2

Goudie p. 36-37
jar test exercise answer sheet

(turn completed project sheet in to class thursday... don't forget there is an extra credit option on the original project sheet for 10pts if you answer the questions)

flow diagram example shown in class

car

10

3 may

 

global warming, climate change & indicator species and the

deforestation Rapa Nui

notes

 

Goudie p. 27, 30-31, 33,
 

in class work on redesign america project

 

 

redesign america exercise

 

class objective diagram

half way

 

11

8 may

Biosphere1 notes
Goudie p. 43, 47, 51-52
   
12

10 may

Biosphere2 notes w/ photos

notes w/o photos

Goudie p. 126-127, 129,
ecotourism game biomass survey

due class 15 (22May)

 

13

15 may

ecosystems & biodiversity  
Goudie p. 138-139, 172-177
 

patterns of change exercise in class

patterns of change exercise
14

17 may

ecological design video

biomass & alternative fuels

how'd the ecotourism game work? Do you think it is an answer to saving forests?

 
Goudie p. 191, 194
be able to answer these questions and turn in on tuesday along w/ letter to Tillamook County Commissioners

Finish patterns of change exercise in class

fieldtrip to tillamook friday 18 may

meet @ 8:45am Park Ave Cafe (market & park) leave 9 arrive 10:30 tour til noon arrive back 1:30ish

Hooley Digester

Paul Hawken lecture Thursday 5/17

Bagdad Theatre 7pm $5

Events:

Village Building Convergence May 18-27th by City Repair

Sustainable Living Roadshow @ the VBC

 

15

22 may

 

solar

 

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

solar versus coal land use  article

 

solar exercise in class complete Redesign America exercise
16

24 may

water

 

Goudie p. 133-137, 141,  185-188


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

rainwater design in portland

water exercise in class  

urban exercise ecohunt

due class 19 june 5

 

17

29 may

wetlands and landfills

 

 

louisiana notes
Goudie p. 53-56, 72-73, 155-161, 205-206, 208-209, 218-221, 226-234

notes

Once and future landfills by Bill Rathje landfills.pdf

 

(biomass survey due today)  
18

31 may

film: shimizu city    

 

 

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

5 june

 

ecohunt presentations

group time

 

 

coral reef guide FYI ecohunt due today could a world of swimmers raise sea level? (something for fun)
20

7 june

review

Final 1 Groups

6 & 9

 

G8 germany 6-8 june 2007

G8+5 feb 2007 Wash DC

Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change Confernece 2005

blog

Turn The Tide calculations due  

 

finals

Final Project Guidelines

Final 2 Groups 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10 Tues., June 12 10:15-12:05