Energy & Environment

Schedule     [printable/iPad version]

25 August - 29 August

Wednesday 27 2:00 PM, first class in Science 203

  • The farmer and the seed
6 October - 10 October

Wednesday 8 Solar Panels+ fieldtrip (2-4 PM)

  • Measuring electric consumption
13 October - 17 October

Monday 13 Midterm break through Fri, Oct 17

3 November - 7 November
  • Entropy
10 November - 14 November
  • Week of Carbon and climate change
17 November - 21 November
  • Heat and light
24 November - 28 November

Thursday 27 Thanksgiving break through Fri, Nov 28

  • Radioactivity and the nucleus [8.6, 14.1-14.3]
  • Half-lives and dating [14.4, 14.5]
  • Risks - Nuclear and otherwise [14.6, 14.7]
  • Addressing climate change
  • Exercises for Quiz on Energy and Entropy (Chapters 6 & 7)
1 December - 5 December
  • Fission / weapons [15.4-15.6]
  • U.S. energy budget spreadsheet
8 December - 12 December

Monday 8 Last day of classes

Tuesday 9 Reading day

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