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Extra Help in C307:  Until 3:15 pm
Science Help in C308: Tue and Thu from 2:30-3:45 for any science class


AP Environmental Science
Final Exam Thu 4/24
AP Exam Mon 5/5
Final FRQs Mon 4/28

Assignment and class information will be posted here regularly.


Physics I (T)
Do P440 RQ 18,21, P477 RQ 12, P497 RQ 2,7 & One More Time Probs #7,8,9: A-Day Tue 4/22, B-Day Wed 4/23
Optional Reading: Sec 27.1, 38.1,2,3
Light TEST: A-Day Thu 4/24, B-Day Fri 4/25
Read Ch 17 (all), Do P256 RQ 1,6,14,21 TE 5: A-Day Mon 4/28, B-Day Tue 4/29

Assignment and class information will be posted here regularly.


Homework Help Center!
Tue-Wed-Thu 2:30-5:00 in the Main Library


Dr. Zimmer's 2013-14 Schedule/Location C307
1A AP Env Sci
2A Prep
3A AP Env Sci
4A Physics I

1B Prep
2B Physics I
3B Physics I
4B Physics I

Links of Interest
AP Environmental Science Review: http://www.shmoop.com
HippoCampus - AP Environmental Science: http://www.hippocampus.org/?course=14
National APES Review on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=114430001915985
APES Review on Funnel Brain: http://www.funnelbrain.com/category.php?sid=41
Authoritative U.S. Government Science Information: http://www.science.gov/
United States Climate Action Partnership: http://www.us-cap.org/
Environmental Defense Fund: http://www.edf.org
Environmental Literacy Council: http://www.enviroliteracy.org/
Environmental Inquiry - Authentic Scientific Research for High School Students: http://ei.cornell.edu/
Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov
NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP): http://www.nj.gov/dep/
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): http://www.noaa.gov/
Consortium for Ocean Leadership: http://www.oceanleadership.org/
NASA Global Climate Change: http://climate.nasa.gov/
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: http://www.nrc.gov/
U.S. Energy Information Administration: http://www.eia.doe.gov/
Earth 911: http://earth911.org
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council: http://www.evostc.state.ak.us/
CAFE Standards: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/cafe/overview.htm
Noise Pollution Clearinghouse: http://www.nonoise.org/
U.S. Geological Survey: http://www.usgs.gov/
Geology: http://geology.com
Online Geology Databases: http://www.geologynet.com/dbases.htm
Biosphere 2: http://www.b2science.org/
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/
Mass Extinctions Timeline: http://dsc.discovery.com/earth/wide-angle/mass-extinctions-timeline.html
Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/327/5967/812
NSF Chemistry NOW Series: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/chemistrynow/index.jsp
Air Pollution in Kabul: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99127084
COP15 Copenhagen Conversation: http://theenergycollective.com/cop15/55154?utm_source=tec_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter
ASCE 2013 America's Infrastructure Report Card: http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/
Virtual Ripple Tank (2-D Waves) Applet: http://www.falstad.com/mathphysics.html

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): http://www.abet.org/
CIA World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
Sporcle - Science: http://www.sporcle.com/games/category/science
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles: http://www.cut-the-knot.org/index.shtml

Links for Science Fairs
North Jersey Regional Science Fair: http://NJRSF.org
Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS): www.jshs.org
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF): http://www.societyforscience.org/isef

Environmental and Scientific Books of Interest
The Skeptical Environmentalist by Bjorn Lomborg
Cool It by Bjorn Lomborg
Climate Confusion by Roy Spencer
Global Warming:  Alarmists, Skeptics & Deniers by G. Dedrick Robinson and Gene D Robinson III
Unstoppable Global Warming
by S. Fred Singer and Dennis T. Avery
Hard Green by Peter Huber
A Poverty of Reason:  Sustainable Development and Economic Growth by Wilfred Beckerman
Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth by James Lovelock (reprinted a number of times with corrections)
The Revenge of Gaia by James Lovelock
State of Fear by Michael Crichton
The Hot Zone by Richard Preston
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
The Land Ethic by Aldo Leopold
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Earth in the Balance by Al Gore
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
An Invitation to Environmental Sociology by Michael Bell
Notable Selections in Environmental Studies by Theodore D. Goldfarb
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Super Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Richard P. Feynman
Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickham, Jr.

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