Global Change 1 Labs/Discussions
Fall Schedule


 

Updated Aug 2020

 

Section

Time

GSI

Discussion
Room

Computer
Room

2

M 5:30-7:30

Clare Kucera

Online

Online

3

M 1-3

Bridget Shayka

Online

Online

4

T 9-11

Tamara Milton

Online

Online

5

T 11-1

Tamara Milton

Online

Online

6

Wed 1-3

Bridget Shayka

Online

Online


All Labs Meet Online
 

 

 

Week

DATE/
LOCATION

TOPIC

LINK

INSTRUCTIONS

WHAT TO
HAND IN

1:

Lab 1

31 Aug - 4 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 you would like to explore further for your final project and bring ideas to class (also, look at the GC1 lecture topics for ideas).


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

13 points total

-Attendance (3 points)

-Individual Assignment (10 points)

 

2:

Lab 2

7-11 Sep

NO LAB SECTIONS MEET

-

-

-

:

Lab 3

21-25 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. 5 in lab

5:

Lab 4

28 Sep - 2 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

5-9 Oct

Computer Room

 

Ecological Footprint

 

 

 

Science and the Media - Take Home

 

Ecological Footprint Activity and Assignment

Science and the Media Assignment

Read the Ecological Footprint activity and assignment before class. 

 

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

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

-Completed assignment (13 points) 13 points total

 

7:

Lab 6

12-16 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

 

3:

Lab 7

19-23 Oct

Computer Room

 

Earth's Energy Balance Model

 

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

 

8:

Lab 8

26-30 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 Canvas.

 

-Completed assignment (10 points)

-attendance (3 points)

 

 

13 points total

9:

Lab 9

2-6 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

10:

Lab 10

 

9-13 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

11:

Lab 11

 

 

16-20 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 Canvas. Include your models, graphs, and equations in your Word assignment.

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

-Attendance (3 points)

13 points total

12:

Lab 12
No Lab

23-27 Nov

Thanksgiving Break

No Lab

No Lab

 

No Lab

 

 

13:

Lab 13

30 Nov - 4 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 30 November - 4 December

Section

Time

GSI

Discussion
Room

Visiting Professor

2

M 5:30-7:30

Clare

TBA

TBA

3

M 1-3

Bridget

TBA

TBA

4

T 9-11

Tamara

TBA

TBA

5

T 11-1

Tamara

TBA

TBA

6

W 1-3

Bridget

TBA

TBA

Project Timeline

   Assignment

   Due Date/ Meeting Time

 1. Project Idea/Description

In lab, week of October 5

 2. Draft Paper

Friday, November 6

 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

LSA Reference

LSA Plagiarism and Collaboration Guidelines

Appendix 1

Reference 1

Generic Stella Models

 

 

 

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