Global Change 1 Labs/Discussions
Fall 14 Schedule


 

Updated 08/26/2014

 

Section

Time

GSI

Discussion
Room

Computer
Room

6

M 1-3

Parker Anderson

1046 Dana

Angell Hall Classroom A

3

M 3-5

Susan Cheng

7603 HH

3325 Dana

4

T 9-11

Susan Cheng

3038 Dana

3325 Dana/Shapiro PC

5

T 11-1

Collin Ward

3038 Dana

3325 Dana/Shapiro PC

7

W 1-3

Collin Ward

1046 Dana

3325 Dana


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

 

 

Week

DATE/
LOCATION

TOPIC

LINK

INSTRUCTIONS

WHAT TO
HAND IN

1: No Lab

3-5 Sept

NO LAB SECTIONS MEET

-

-

-

2: Lab 1

8-12 Sept

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"

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 CTools with writeup for "Challenges We Face"

13 points total

-Attendance (3 points)

-Individual Assignment (10 points)

 

3: Lab 2

15-19 Sept

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 CTools.  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

22-26 Sept

Computer Room

Daisy World

Daisy World




 

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


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

13 points total


 *Project Idea/Description will be due week of Oct. 6 in lab

5: Lab 4

29 Sept -3 Oct

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 CTools.

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


13 points total

6: Lab 5

6 -10 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 CTools.

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

Submit your model, equations and 10 graphs.

13 points total

 

7: Lab 6

Take home

13-17 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 CTools.

-Completed assignment (13 points)

13 points total
 

8: Lab 7

20 - 24 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. Check out The Global Change Library Guide

*Also, Read "Reference #1- Presentation Grading Rubric"


-Attendance (3 points)
3 points total

 

9: Lab 8

27-31 Oct

Computer Room

Ecological Footprint

Ecological Footprint Activity and Assignment

Read the Ecological Footprint activity and assignment before class.

 

-Completed assignment (10 points)

-attendance (3 points)

 

 

13 points total

10: Lab 9

3-7 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 CTools.

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

- attendance
(3 points)

13 points total

11: Lab 10

 

10-14 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

 

17-21 Nov

Computer Room

  Long Term Climate Regulation

 

Long Term Climate Regulation

 

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

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

13 points total

13: Lab 12

24-28 Nov

Thanksgiving Break

No Lab

No Lab

 

No Lab

 

 

14: Lab 13

1-5 Dec

Discussion Rooms

Student Presentations

-

See web project resources for details

100 points
(see rubrics below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation Schedule for the week of December 2nd-6th

Section

Time

GSI

Discussion
Room

Visiting Professor

6

M 1-3

Parker

TBA

TBA

3

M 3-5

Susan

TBA

TBA

4

T 9-11

Susan

TBA

TBA

5

T 11-1

Collin

TBA

TBA

7

W 1-3

Collin

TBA

TBA

Project Timeline

Assignment

Due Date/ Meeting Time

 1. Project Idea/Description

In lab, week of October 6

 2. Draft Paper

Friday, October 31

 3. Final Paper

 4. Presentation

Last week of labs

 

 

Project Resources

Project Instructions and Guidelines

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

Reference 2

LS&A Plagiarism and Collaboration Guidelines

Reference 3-a

Reference 4-b

Generic Stella Models

 

 

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