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Introduction to Environmental Earth Science @ UNI - Dr. Heinzel

Syllabus Fall 2020

Final Project , Document stating your three choices , Website for Option 2 = UNI Lifestyle Project , Due Tuesday May 5, at 1pm OR before

Coursework

Topic 1 - A historical perspective -Handout = EnviroPeople

Topic 2 - Matter, energy and environmental change - Handout = Energy and the hydrocycle

Topic 3 - Human population and ecologic biodiversity - in class only

Topic 4 - Climate change - Slides

Topic 5 - Minerals. rocks and mining , Readings Minnesota , Pacific Ocean , Slides, One and Two

Topic 6 - Landscapes and soils- In class

Topic 7 - Groundwater to Watersheds - Slides

Topic 8 - Non-renewable energy - Coal, oil and gas - Slides

Spring break - Moving to Online

Week 1, Renewable energy, Panopto , Just Slides, Homework handouts, Number 1 , Number 2

Week 2, Waste generation and disposal , Conservation vs. Recycling , Panopto , Just Slides , Homework handouts , Only one for week 2 online

Week 3 - Environmental Geology and human health , Panopto , Just Slides, Homework and Handout

Week 4 - Open - Get to work on Final Project, Ideally get close to finishing... Zoom Office Hours Wednesday April 15 , 10 to 11 am.

Week 5 - Environmental economics, policy, politics and you , presentation link is here , homework was sent via email on April 20

Week 6 - Environmental solutions, opportunities and the quest for sustainability, presentation link is here, homework was sent via email on April 27 and found here... The homework is due on or before Monday May 4.

Final Project , Document stating your three choices , Website for Option 2 = UNI Lifestyle Project , Due Tuesday May 5, at 1pm OR before

Resources

Iowa Geological Survey

United States Geological Survey

The Scientific Method , even better try this or this Hypotheses Versus Theories

Relevant Podcasts

Environmental education Talk of Iowa

Climate Change and our National Parks

Changing Climate Means Changing Oceans