LECTURE SCHEDULE

 

Wk

Day

Topic

Text Readings

Items Due

1

M, 1-23

·          “A Worm’s Story”

·          Syllabus

·          Handout pre-test

·          Assign definition of conservation

pp. 2-13

 

W, 1-25

·          Introduction

·          History of Humans and the Environment

·          Assign “Ecofootprint” and environment reference

pp. 2-15, 16-33

·          Pre-test

Top FIVE

F, 1-27

·          History of Humans and the Environment

pp. 16-33

·          reference

2

M, 1-30

·          History of Humans and the Environment

pp.  34-51

 

W, 2-1

·          History of Humans and the Environment

·          Assign George Carlin

pp. 34-51

 

F, 2-3

·          Root cause of environmental problems (human fertility and culture)

pp. 133-157

·          Carlin review

3

M, 2-6

·          Root cause of environmental problems (human fertility and culture)

pp. 133-157

 

W, 2-8

·          Root cause of environmental problems (human fertility and culture)

pp. 133-157

- Ecofootprint

F, 2-10

·          Root cause of environmental problems (human fertility and culture)

pp. 133-157

 

4

M, 2-13

·          Environmental Economics

·          Ecosystems 1:  the Basics

- The Lion King model

pp. 52-75, 516-537

 

W, 2-15

·          Video 1

 

·          Lion King response

F, 2-17

·          Ecosystems 2:  species roles and interactions

pp. 77-99

·          Video 1 review

5

M, 2-20

·          Ecosystems 2:  species roles and interactions

pp. 77-99

 

W, 2-22

·          Ecosystems 3:  species response to change

pp. 100-117, 118-133

 

F, 2-24

·          Ecosystems 3 continued

pp. 100-117, 118-133

 

6

M, 2-27

·          Ecosystems 3 continued

pp. 100-117, 118-133

 

W, 3-1

·          Ecosystems 4:  Humans in the Mix

pp. 100-117, 118-133

 

F, 3-3

·          Test 1  

 

7

M, 3-6

·          Major Global Resource Issue Umbrella Concepts:  Global Warming

pp. 320-369

 

W, 3-8

video 2  

 

F, 3-10

video 3  

 

8

M, 3-13

·          Global Warming continued

pp. 320-369

·          Video 2 and 3 reviews

W, 3-15

·          Umbrella Concept 2:  Biodiversity

pp. 230-275

 

F, 3-17

·          US Government, Public Land, Environmental History

pp. 276-299

 

 

M, 3-20 Spring Break    
W, 3-22 Spring Break    
F, 3-24 Spring Break    

9

M, 3-27

·          US Government continued

pp. 538-561

 

W, 3-29

·          Wildlife Resources

pp. 237-251

 

F, 3-31

·          Wildlife Resources

pp. 237-251

 

10

M, 4-3

·          Wildlife Resources

pp. 237-251

Garbology

W, 4-5

·          Wilderness Resources

pp. 276-299

 

F, 4-7

·          Wilderness Resources

pp. 276-299

 

11

M, 4-10

·          Test 2  

 

W, 4-12

·          Introduction to Risk Management

pp. 158-181

 

F, 4-14

April Break  

 

12

M, 4-17

video 4  

 

W, 4-19

·          Risk Management

pp. 158-181

 

F, 4-21

·          Outdoor Air Pollution

pp. 344-369

 

13

M, 4-24

·          Ozone depletion

pp. 344-369

video 4 review due 

W, 4-26

·          Indoor Air Pollition

pp. 344-369

 

F, 4-28

·          Solid Waste

pp. 474-515

Green Auto

14

M, 5-1

·          Solid Waste

pp. 474-515

 

W, 5-3

·          Hazardous Waste

pp. 474-515

 

F, 5-5

·          Hazardous Waste

pp. 474-515

 

15

M, 5-8

·          Hazardous Waste

pp. 474-515

 

W, 5-10

·          So What Do We Do?

pp. 562-583

 

F, 5-12

·          So What Do We Do?

pp. 562-583

 

F

 

 

 

 

F, 5-19

1:00 pm, P219  Final Exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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