Energy & Society - Sci 321   Fall 2009

 

working concept diagram

energy flow diagram

syllabus

week one & two

class topic reading assignment Project due
1 intro population & consumption notes ecofpt  
2 film: koyannisqatsi   symbols and society  

 

3 population and ecology

 

newnotes wksht

24 hr fieldwork exam

ecoftpt and symbols
4 energy & household use online notes

pdf notes

  Abbey quiz #1

 

week three & four

5 energy explained class notes

4 questions in notes  answers

Read article

30 to zero in packet as solution to 24 hr no elec exercise

 

assignment 24 hr project
6 electricity in the west - Cadillac Desert

pdfnotes

enotes

 

E=mc-squared

top 100 power plants

power plants in oregon

 

 

questions on energy

 

Abbey quiz

7 non-renewables coal/gas/oil

coal plant

 


EPA  Energy Impacts
  Flow Diagram on columbia peer review
8 nuclear decommissioning & yucca mtn.

video-Hopi Land

nuclear article

notes in packet on nuclear & non-renewables

  characters & energy research identified for paper
 

pollution is merely a resource that isn’t being used properly...Buckminister Fuller

article

 

week five

9 Hot Politics human causes of global change

44, 45, 46, 47, 51

 

in class assignment

1 page max, What are the manipulations of science that support the continued "doubt" whether global warming is real and whether it is man-made or natural causes?

 
10 global warming & greenhouse effect greenhouse effect

gw1 gw2

notes

collapse

scientific method Earth Sci Exp in class

 

half way there

guidelines

Mid-Term paper due  Tuesday November 3

 

week six & seven

11 Global Warming & the Greenhouse Effect

 

equation in workpack scenarios

for extra credit given in class

ES exp images

1

2

SM gif

redo due Thursday

12 ecological design video

G20

UNClimate Change Conference Dec 2009

Mayors adopt Kyoto Protocol

 

biosphere notes final project issued ES exp due

EC equations due

13 ReDesign America

solar

house

land use article

group project project sheets
14 solar continued      

field trip Wednesday 11 Nov  Dignity Village 10 am

directions

and ecohunt

 

week eight & nine

15 ReDesign Am continues Energy Trust of Oregon

Office of Sustainable Development

Oregon State Dept of Renewable Energy

Federal

   
16 wind & biofuels wind power article    
17  

the Salmon Forest film

 

    ReDesign America project turned in today all questions not answered in class are your responsibility to do
18

no school Thanksgiving

       

 

week ten- (last week of class)

19 The Future City- Shimizu  video      
20 overview

new technologies

  bring an idea to share to class

 

Dec 4  Friday noon ESM seminar

Dr. Gossen... Easter Island, new discoveries over the last 15k years

 

Final Presentations Tuesday Dec 8   3:30 - 6pm

Final Project    -    Grading Rubric

viewing at Dignity Village TBA

Christmas Bazaar
 Dec 05-06  from  8:00 am to 6:00  pm  in our Commons Buildings,