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Fall & Winter Quarters 2003

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Handout #
Handed out
Due date (if assignment)
Topic of Handout (download here)
1
Sept 29, am
 
Program information, contact info...
2
Sept 29, am
 
Brief Syllabus (excel doc)
Updated Oct 15
3
Sept 29, am
 
Expanded Syllabus (excel doc)
Updated Oct 15
4
Sept 29, am
 
Covenant
5
Oct 1
 
Outdoor exercise instructions
6
Oct 2
Oct 8, in class
Writing Assignment #1: Making sense of nature
 
Oct 2
 
Seminar groups: where you go, and with whom
7
Oct 6
 
Lecture notes for Heather's 1st lecture: scientific method
8
Oct 8
Oct 9
Scientific Process Workshop
9
Oct 13
 
Lecture notes for Heather's 2nd lecture: Introduction to the tropics
AC2
Oct 13
Oct 22 (1st draft)
Oct 27 (2nd draft)
Five senses writing assignment
AC3
Oct 14
 
Field exercise: tree diameter and density
AC3'
Oct 15
Oct 20
QM Workshop: tree diameter and density
AC4
Oct 16
 
Lecture notes for Amy's 2nd lecture: Abiotic conditions in ecological communities
10
Oct 20
 
Lecture notes for Heather's 3rd lecture: Microevolution
11
Oct 20
 
Quantitative Workshop Handout 1: Math for the critical citizen
12
Oct 20
Oct 22
Quantitative Workshop Handout 2: Paradox of the False Positive
13
Oct 27
 
Lecture notes for Heather's 4th lecture: Microevolution (2 of 2) and Macroevolution (1 of 2)
 
not handed out
 
Key for Quiz 1 (given by Heather on October 20)
AC5
Oct 27
Nov 13
Photo Essay assignment
14
Nov 5
Draft 1: Nov 17
Draft 2: Dec 1
Writing Assignment #3: Environmental resources close to home
15
Nov 10
 
Lecture notes for Heather's 5th lecture: Macroevolution (2 of 2)
16
Nov 14
 
Woodland Park Zoo worksheet
17
Nov 17, 19
 
Lecture notes for Heather's 6th lecture: Competition
18
Dec
 
Lecture notes for Heather's 7th lecture: Zoology
 
Dec 1
 
Key for Heather's 2nd quiz
AC9
October 9
 
Lecture Notes for Amy's lecture on demography
 
 
 
Lecture Notes for Amy's lecture on trophic ecology
AC10
December 12
 
Lecture Notes for Amy's lecture on assembling communities


On-line as of
Read by
For what event
Title of Reading (download here)
Oct 2
October 6, pm
Lecture on scientific process
Three articles by Shermer from Scientific American
Oct 6
whenever (not required)
Classic paper on scientific method
Platt, J.R. 1964. Strong Inference. Science 146(3642): 347-353.
Nov 17
Nov 20
Seminar
Also read chaps 69 - 72 (pp 491507) in Env Ethics & Policy book
Two articles on genetically-modified food crops
"Will Frankenfood save the planet?" in The Atlantic Monthly, and "A good farmer" by Barbara Kingsolver in The Nation