Global Change 1 Labs/Discussions
Fall Schedule


 

Updated Oct 2016

 

Section

Time

GSI

Discussion
Room

Computer
Room

6

M 1-3

Bian Wang

1006 Dana

SNRE 3325

3

M 3-5

Alex Thompson

3038 Dana

Angell Hall Classroom A

4

T 9-11

Jacqueline Popma

3038 Dana

SNRE 3325

5

T 11-1

Bian Wang

3038 Dana

SNRE 3325

7

W 1-3

Alex Thompson

1006 Dana

SNRE 3325


MEET IN DISCUSSION ROOM FOR FIRST LAB (Week2; Lab1)
 

 

 

Week

DATE/
LOCATION

TOPIC

LINK

INSTRUCTIONS

WHAT TO
HAND IN

1:

No Lab

7-9 Sep

NO LAB SECTIONS MEET

-

-

-

2:

Lab 1

12-16 Sep

Discussion Room

I. "Challenges We Face" Reading and Discussion

II. Intro of Term Projects and Prospectus
 

 

Introduction to Critical Reading & Discourse – "The Challenges We Face" and "Defining Planetary Boundaries"

I. Read through the assignment completely because there are a number of activities you are required to complete before coming to class.

II. Before lab, explore the Web Project Development Section at the bottom of this page.  Think about topics that you would like to explore further for your final project and bring some ideas to class.  A good way to do this is to look at the GCI lecture topics.


Word attachment in Canvas with writeup for "Challenges We Face"

13 points total

-Attendance (3 points)

-Individual Assignment (10 points)

 

3:

Lab 2

19-21 Sep

Computer Room

 

Earth's Energy Balance Mode

 

Earth’s Energy Balance Model

  Read through the lab before coming to class. Turn in the completed assignment on Canvas.  Include your models, graphs, and equations in your Word assignment.

 

Questions, models, graphs and equations
(10 points)
- attendance
(3 points)

13 points total

 

4:

Lab 3

26-30 Sep

Computer Room

Daisy World

Daisy World




 

Read through the lab before coming to class. Turn in the completed assignment on Canvas.


-Questions, models, graphs, and equations
(10 points)
- attendance
(3 points)

13 points total


 *Project Idea/Description will be due week of Oct. 10 in lab

5:

Lab 4

3-7 Oct

Computer Room

Natural Selection and Mutation: The Case of the Peppered Moth

 

Natural Selection and Mutation - The Case of the Peppered Moth


 

Read through the lab before coming to class. Turn in the completed assignment on Canvas.

-Questions, models, graphs, and equations
(10 points)
-attendance
(3 points)

Submit your model, equations and 10 graphs.

13 points total

6:

Lab 5

10-14 Oct

Computer Room

 

Ecological Footprint

Ecological Footprint Activity and Assignment

Read the Ecological Footprint activity and assignment before class. 

 

 

-Questions, models, graphs and equations(10 points)
- attendance
(3 points)


13 points total

 

 

7:

Lab 6

Take home

17-21 Oct

FALL BREAK-
Take Home Assignment

Science and Media Take Home Assignment



Science and Media Take Home Assignment

 

Read through the lab carefully. Find a Peer-Reviewed Journal Article to read and answer questions about. Turn in the completed assignment on Canvas.

-Completed assignment (13 points)

13 points total
 

8:

Lab 7

24-28 Oct

Computer Room

Group Project

Group Project Work

Bring the work you have done so far for your group project. Come prepared to work on your project with your group and bring questions for your GSIs.

*Read "Reference #1- Presentation Grading Rubric"


-Attendance (3 points)
3 points total

 

9:

Lab 8

31 Oct -

4 Nov

Computer Room

Analysis of Vostok Ice Core Data

Analysis of Vostok Ice Core Data

 

Link to Vostok Data: VOSTOK DATA LINK

Read through the lab before coming to class. Turn in the completed assignment with all four graphs on Canvas.

 

-Completed assignment (10 points)

-attendance (3 points)

 

 

13 points total

10:

Lab 9

7-11 Nov

Computer Room

The Global Carbon Cycle

Alteration of the Global Carbon Cycle

 

Read through the lab before coming to class. Turn in the completed assignment on Canvas.

-Questions, models, graphs (4) and equations(10 points)

- attendance
(3 points)

13 points total

11:

Lab 10

 

14-18 Nov

Computer Room

 

Group Project Group Project Work Bring the work you have done so far for your group project. Come prepared to work on your project with your group and bring questions for your GSIs. -Attendance (3 points)
3 points total

12:

Lab 11

No Lab

 

21-25 Nov

Thanksgiving Break

No Lab

No Lab

No Lab

 

13:

Lab 12

28 Nov-2 Dec

Computer Room

Long Term Climate Regulation

Long Term Climate Regulation

 

Read through the lab before coming to class. Turn in the completed assignment on Canvas.  Include your models, graphs, and equations in your Word assignment.

-Questions, models, graphs, and equations
(10 points)
-attendance
(3 points)

13 points total

 

14:

Lab 13

5-9 Dec

Discussion Room

Student Presentations

Course Projects

Final Project Document Due. See web project resources for details

125 points total
(see rubrics below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation Schedule for the week of December 5th-9th

Section

Time

GSI

Discussion
Room

Visiting Professor

6

M 1-3

Bian

TBA

TBA

3

M 3-5

Alex

TBA

TBA

4

T 9-11

Jacqueline

TBA

TBA

5

T 11-1

Bian

TBA

TBA

7

W 1-3

Alex

TBA

TBA

Project Timeline

Assignment

Due Date/ Meeting Time

 1. Project Idea/Description

In lab, week of October 10

 2. Draft Paper

Friday, November 4

 3. Final Paper

 4. Presentation

Last week of labs

 

 

Project Resources

Project Instructions and Guidelines

Assignments, instructions, and rubrics, basically everything you need.

Citation Guide Finding and citing relevant sources of information

Reference 2

LS&A Plagiarism and Collaboration Guidelines

Reference 3-a

Reference 4-b

Generic Stella Models

 

 

 

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