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AP Environmental Science
Read Ch 27, 28, 16 and Tragedy of the Commons
FRQ Quiz Alternative Energy: A-Day Wed 3/22, B-Day Thu 3/23
Outline TOTC/Socratic Seminar: A-Day Fri 3/24, B-Day Mon 3/27

Physics I (T)
Read P442-448, Do P460 RQ 2,4,6,7,8, TE 1,3,4: A-Day Wed 3/22, B-Day Thu 3/23
Light Practice Problems #1-6: A-Day Fri 3/24, Mon 3/27
Read P448-452, 480-482
Light QUIZ: A-Day Tue 3/28, B-Day Wed 3/29

College/Career Questions

Homework Help Center!
Tue-Wed-Thu 2:30-5:00 in the Writing Lab

Dr. Zimmer's 2016-17 Schedule/Location C307
1A AP Env Sci
2A Physics I
3A Physics I (A-lunch)
4A Prep

1B Physics I
2B Prep
3B AP Env Sci (C-lunch)
4B Eng Theory & Application

Links of Interest
AP Environmental Science Review: http://www.shmoop.com
HippoCampus - AP Environmental Science: http://www.hippocampus.org/?course=14
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/
CAFE Fuel Economy: http://www.nhtsa.gov/fuel-economy/  
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/
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/
NSF Chemistry NOW Series: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/chemistrynow/index.jsp
ASCE 2013 Report for America's Infrastructure: http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/
South Brunswick Township: http://www.sbtnj.net/
Infrastructure Report Card: http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/
Virtual Ripple Tank (2-D Waves) Applet: http://www.falstad.com/mathphysics.html
Bose-Einstein Condensate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EK6HxdUQm5s  
LIGO Gravitational Waves: https://www.ligo.caltech.edu/page/gravitational-waves
IUPAC Polymer Education Website: http://iupac.org/polyedu/index.html
DC Circuits Kit:  http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-dc

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
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
Free Market Environmentalism by Terry L. Anderson and Donald R. Leal
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
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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