War & Peace Cluster
Fall 2017 Schedule


 
 
Date Engl/Phys Topic (subject to change) Notes
(all films in room N221 @ 4 pm)
8/23 Phys Introduction of War and Peace cluster
Goals and Objectives
Pre test
Bias in text - Chernobyl
Energy and Power
Energy use in US
Historical Energy use
8/30 Phys Pandora's Promise
Atomic Structure
Discovery of Radioactivity
9/6 Phys Atomic Structure
Discovery of Radioactivity
Math requirement: counting and arithmetic
9/13 Phys Atomic Number and Mass
E = mc²
Math requirement: counting and arithmetic
9/20 Phys Activity
Half life
Using radioactive isotpes for dating
Math requirement: logarithms and exponentials
9/27 Phys Radiation as a source of energy
Nuclear Reactions: fission
Math requirement: arithmetic
10/4 Phys Fission reactors
Chernobyl, Fukushima, Three Mile Island
10/11
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Columbus Day
10/18
Engl
Haldeman. Junger Restrepo
10/25
Engl
Oe (Introduction. The Crazy Iris After Trinity
11/1 Engl Oe (entire) Black Rain
11/8 Engl O'Brien (selections) Project 1 due
11/15 Engl Karlin (online) Three seasons
11/22
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No class
11/29 Engl Sites (selections), Swofford (online) The Hurt Locker
12/6 Engl Brecht (online)
12/13 - Nominal Final Exam Date Physics Final Paper due
Ponder package due
Project 2 due


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