War & Peace Cluster
Spring 2019 Schedule


 
 
Date Engl/Phys Topic (subject to change) Notes
1/30 Engl On The Beach, Atomic Age and Shute
The Cold war, ep 12: MAD
Ponder 1
2/6 Engl Fail Safe
A Canticle for Leibowitz (Miller)
Fate of Stars (Assignment 1) due
Ponder 2
2/13 Engl Dr Strangelove
A Canticle for Leibowitz (Miller)
Fate of Stars returned
Ponder 3
2/20 Phys Review of Fall 2018
Fission Weapons
Fate of Stars revision due (optional)
Introduction of Debates
Debate timing
2/27 Phys Fission Weapons
Making of the Bomb
Engl Quiz 1
Engl #2 due
Selection of Debate Topics
3/6 Phys Nuclear Fusion
Fusion weapons (H bomb, or thermonuclear bomb)
Potential for fusion reactors
Stellar processes
Selection of Debate Teams
3/13 - Debate Prep
3/20 - Spring Break
3/27
Engl
Alas Babylon (Frank)
China Syndrome
Ponder 4
4/3
Engl
Forever War
The Atomic Cafe
Questions for Project 2
4/10 Phys Dirty Bombs
Health and Safety
Radiation - Absorption and Penetration
Ponder 5
Engl Quiz 2
4/17 Phys Health and Safety
Radiation - Absorption and Penetration
DNA
Radiation Dose
4/24 Phys Alexander Litvinenko
Newspaper article on mission to Mars - fake news?
Current state of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
5/1
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Debate Prep
5/8 - Debates Debates to be determined
5/15 - Debates, evaluations Debates to be determined
5/22 - Nominal Final Exam Date Engl #2 due
Physics Final Paper due


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