FYF 101J - Alternative Energy: Separating Myth From Reality
Session by Session Listing of Topics
Session Date
Location
Topic

31 August

SLC 403

Course introduction (get Powerpoint)

2 Sept.

Brei 209

Review of convocation.  Class introduction

4 Sept.

Brei 209

Student views on energy

7 Sept.
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Labor Day (no class)

9 Sept.

Brei 209

How to be an outstanding student (B. Mackesy)

11 Sept.

SLC 370

Introduction to group decision making

14 Sept.

Farley Library

Introduction to bibliographic searching (B. Sacolic)

16 Sept.

Brei 209

Communicating effectively by digital media

18 Sept.

Brei 209

Introduction to scientific data

21 Sept.

Brei 209

More on data

23 Sept.

Brei 209

Advanced data concepts and visualization

25 Sept.

Brei 209

Advanced data concepts and visualization


28 Sept.




No class

30 Sept.

Brei 209

Bringing technologies to market (Dr. Alves)

2 Oct.

Brei 209

Basic concepts of energy production and consumption (get Powerpoint)

5 Oct.

Brei 209

Alternative energy: the view from the media (R. Sweeney)

7 Oct.

Brei 209

Information and the Web

9 Oct.

Brei 209

Intro to webquests, Overview: Hubbert Curve

12 Oct.

Brei 209

Overview: geothermal (get Powerpoint)

14 Oct.

Brei 209

Overview: hydroelectric (get Powerpoint)

16 Oct.

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Fall break (no class)

19 Oct.

SLC 370

Exam 1

21 Oct.

Brei 209

Registration procedures (Registrar)

23 Oct.

Brei 209

Webquests on Hubbert curve, geothermal, hydroelectric

26 Oct.

Brei 209

Webquests on Hubbert curve, geothermal, hydroelectric

28 Oct.

Brei 209

Student presentations on Hubbert curve (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

30 Oct.

Brei 209

Student presentations on geothermal (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

2 Nov.

Brei 209

Student presentations on hydroelectric (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

4 Nov.

Brei 209

Overview: solar (get Powerpoint)

6 Nov.

Brei 209

Overview: nuclear fusion and fission (Dr. B. Graham (get Powerpoint))

9 Nov.

Brei 209

Overview: hydrogen (get Powerpoint)

11 Nov.

Brei 209

Webquests on solar, nuclear fusion and fission, hydrogen

13 Nov.

Brei 209

Student presentations on solar (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

16 Nov.

Brei 209

Student presentations on nuclear fission (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

18 Nov.

Brei 209

No class

20 Nov.

Brei 209

Student presentations on hydrogen (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

23 Nov.

Brei 209

Overview: shale gas (Dr. Halsor) (get Powerpoint)

25 Nov.

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No class

27 Nov.

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No class

30 Nov.

Brei 209

Overview: wind power (Mr. Shoener) (get Powerpoint)

2 Dec.

Brei 209

Overview: ethanol, biomass and biodiesel (Dr. Klemow) (get Powerpoint)

4 Dec.

Brei 209

Webquests on wind, hydrogen, biomass and biodiesel


7 Dec.


Brei 209

How to make a great poster

9 Dec.


Brei 209

Student presentations on shale gas (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

11 Dec.


Brei 209

Student presentations on wind power (Powerpoint files from Team 1, Team 2)

14 Dec.


Brei 209

Student presentations on biomass and biodiesel (Powerpoint files from Biomass team, Ethanol / Biodiesel team )

xx Dec.

Brei 209

Final Exam


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