Environmental Earth Science, pd. 3

Course # 593A Section # 003, Academic Prep., Days A-F, Room B221, Semester 1, Textbook: Earth Science (Prentice Hall Science Explorer series)

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Delicate Arch, Arches National Park, Utah, by J. Teece, summer 2006



Dendrochronology - To graph how Dr. Juday's trees grew over time, please download this tree ring data by right clicking on the link, choosing "Save Target As" , navigating to the folder with your name (like "MichaelJJordan"), typing an appropriate file name that describes the data and includes your initials (like "TreeRings_MJJ"), then clicking "Save".


Energy Sources

Wind Turbine Design Challenge - Inspired by KidWind -
Wind Resistance - Debate over the Cape Wind project -
background reading for debate - http://www.grist.org/news/muck/2006/01/12/capecod/
http://www.boston.com/news/globe/health_science/articles/2004/11/08/report_sees_few_drawbacks_on_wind_farm/

To Drill, or Not to Drill - Debate over drilling in ANWR -
background reading for debate -
ANWR Activity from M. Fairbanks -

Buzzards Bay Oil Spill of 2003 - PowerPoint by A. Gauthier and S. Bagge -
News Coverage of the Buzzard's Bay Oil Spill - http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=SPECIAL15

Oil Pie Chart Interpretation Activity - http://content.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=128
Oil Spill Lab -
Fossil Fuels Test (old) -
Fossil Fuels Quiz (older) -
Energy Open Response -
"Oil Crisis" Video Activities and Readings -
Like Comparing Apples to Oranges - Biomass Lab -




Brockton Brightfield
http://www.solarbuzz.com/News/NewsNAPR691.htm "Brockton Brightfield to be Inaugurated" 10/26/06
http://www.brockton.ma.us/calendar/index.cfm