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|Week 0||WATER IN MODERN AMERICAN SOCIETY|
|23-Sep||Monday- NO CLASS|
Course Introduction @ 5:10 pm in Olson Hall 250
Water Scarcity Discussion: where will new water come from for societal use and/or can we grow population while decreasing water use?
|02-Oct||Water, Race, & Socio-Economic Class in America|
|Week 2||07-Oct||Flood Insurance Discussion: Are “Risk Rating 2.0” and associated higher NFIP rates fair?|
|09-Oct||Water Quality in America|
Water Quality Discussion: Is meeting very strict state imposed water quality standards fair regardless of how much it costs a community?
|16-Oct||Self-Psychology, Externalization, and Environment|
|Week 4||21-Oct||Water & Psychology Discussion: Is a journey into the wild the right choice to find oneself?|
|23-Oct||Tropical Wilderness, Water, and Native Peoples|
|Week 5||WATER IN WORLD CIVILIZATION|
|28-Oct||Discussion: Are we using up Earth’s resources and heading toward a collapse of global human civilization?|
|30-Oct||Pro Poor Water|
|Week 6||04-Nov||Pro Poor Water Discussion: How shall civilization provide fresh water for its poor?|
Veteran's Day- no class.
This discussion topic will be merged with the one on global climate change to occur later in the quarter.
|13-Nov||Human Stewardship of the Earth|
|Week 8||18-Nov||Discussion: Shall humanity build more dams to reduce dependence on fossil fuels or remove more dams to restore more rivers to a health ecosystem?|
|20-Nov||Global Climate Change|
|Week 9||25-Nov||Discussion: TBD|
|Week 10||02-Dec||Discussion: TBD|
|04-Dec||Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow: Course Review|
|10-Dec||Final Examination: 8:30-10:30 pm in Olson Hall 250|