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Chemistry 124 - January 2006
A Matter of the Environment

Class & Lab Calendar

The Class Calendar constitutes our most important class document; it contains the schedule of classes, topics, assignments, readings, and laboratories. Its contents are subject to change at the instructor's discretion and as the course develops topics, readings and assignments may be altered.
 
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 Topic/Events

Readings

Assignment Due

Lab Descriptions

The Environment & the Built Environment

Cradle  p.3-67
Wilson EBN

 

Risk Assessment & Perception

Morgan papers (2)
 

Lab: Risk A&P

Green Buildings & Materials

Cradle p.68-91
Spiegel chpts 3 & 7

Lab: STO Projects, Owner's Criteria & LEED/EIQ

The Air We Breathe
 

CIC p.8-54
 

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The Air We Breathe & Ozone

Cradle p.92-117
CIC p.60-79
PS#1 Due

Ozone
 

CIC p.79-109

Lab: Gases in a Breath

Indoor Air Quality
 

Betts ES&T paper
Cradle p.118-156

Lab: TDAT Movie

Global Climate Change
 

CIC p.114-164
PS#2 Due

Lab: Greenhouse Gases

Global Climate Change & Carbon Equivalents

Cradle p.157-188

Alley Scientific American 1998
 

Project Topics Due by 3 pm

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Energy
 

CIC p.170-213
PS#3 Due

Energy
 

Anastas ES&T papers

Cradle Review Due

Lab: pH and Acid Rain

Resource Extraction. What? Where? & How?


Handouts

Project Outline Due by 6 pm

Lab: STO Facilities Tour

Concrete Chemistry
 

Handouts
PS#4 Due

Lab: Concrete Calorimetry

Plastics & Polymers
 

CIC p.396-424
 

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Plastics in Building Materials
 

Handouts

Green Building Journal Due

Reduce, Reuse, Recycling
 

Handouts
PS#5 Due

Lab: Classify Plastics

Waste Streams and Landfills
 

Handouts
 

Lab: Polymer Synthesis

TBA

TBA


Saturday, January 28, 2006 FINAL PROJECTS & PRESENTATIONS DUE


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