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- The debate topics
are now decided. In preparing your debate arguments please consider
the counter arguments of other teams. A draft of your debate brief
is due on Monday, Nov 17th. Make sure your arguments are supported
by well referenced, scientific and quantitative evidence.
- Mathematical Modeling students, you can find
the runtime files in the Transforming the Globe file space on
the CAL in the handouts section.
- Update to physics homework due on week
6 schedule-- there are 2 new fun problems on work for you
- After you have finished all your work tonight
(October 29th) go outside and see if you can see the Aurora Borealis
(Northern lights). Apparently there will be quite a display, even
visible down here in Olympia --it will be best late in the evening.
Here is a useful site that explains what is going on: facts
about Aurora Borealis and a computer
model of the current Auroral activity
- Midquarter conferences are Thursday of week
5. Please bring your portfolio
- The Exponential Growth Worksheet solutions
are posted on the Week 4 Syllabus
- Mathematical Modeling students check your
Mathematical Modeling syllabus
- Check the labpartners link to view your labpartners
- The Week 2 Syllabus
is posted. Please note the reading assignment and homework due
datses. This week and all subsequent weeks, Physics and Precalculus
homework will be due on Wednesday in class. The homework is based
on the previous week's material.
- First Class is 9:00 am on Monday September
29th in Lib 1612. Note: This time may differ from information
elsewhere, but this will be our regular Monday schedule. see the
weekly schedule for more information.
- Please buy the program texts
by the first day of class. You may find online prices are cheaper
than bookstore prices, but if you buy online make sure you use
the correct ISBN #
- All students please complete
Diagnostic Test 1 on the COMAP website by Tuesday September
30th. I will use the results of this test to determine how I can
best help you with the Precalculus portion of the program.
- We will be using graphing calculators. All
students should have a graphing calculator. I recommend the TI
83 Plus for those who will be making a new purchase.