ES 160: Concepts of Environmental Science

Westminster College

Spring 2013


Date Description Documentation
Jan. 15Lab does not meet.
Jan. 22Monday Schedule, no lab.
Jan. 29Greenhouse gases. Lab. 1
Feb. 5Mini Self-designed Lab.
Note warm clothes and outdoor foot ware required.
Lab. 2
Feb. 12Species Interactions on Isle Royale. Lab. 3
Feb. 19Biodiversity Day 1
(Meet behind in parking lot behind Jeffers Hall and wear field appropriate clothes and shoes.)
Lab. 4
Dichotomous tree key
Feb. 26Biodiversity Day 2 (Meet in lab) Lab. 4 cont.
Mar. 5Spring Break
Mar. 12Survivorship and Demography Day 1 Lab. 5
Mar. 19Survivorship and Demography Day 2 Lab. 5 cont.
Mar. 26Alternative Energy Lab. 6
Apr. 2Acid Mine Drainage
Lab meets at Jennings Environmental Center, (~45min drive from campus)at 2pm. This will include field work so wear field appropriate clothes and shoes.)
Lab. 7
Apr. 9Toxicology Day 1 Lab. 8
Apr. 16Tour of coal fired power plant
Meet on campus and depart for New Castle plant at 2pm, (~20 min drive from campus, tour starts at 2:30pm). To gain access you must wear long sleves, pants, closed toe shoes and sign a release form.)
Lab. 9
Apr. 23Geology Lab. 10
Apr. 30Toxicology Day 2 Lab. 8 cont.