AOS1_Syllabus_winter2018 (Last modified 18-01-15--17-50).pdf

There will be a midterm and a final as well as four

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There will be a midterm and a final, as well as four homework problem sets. REQUIRED TEXT/CLICKERS : There is no single text for this course. However, readings will be required on a regular basis throughout the quarter and will be available on the course website. The material in the readings may appear on exams, so it’s essential to keep up with the reading. Please note that you are required to have a clicker for this course. Clickers are available by loan from the Office of Instructional Development ( ) . You are required to register your iClicker or iClicker+ device on the course web site, by following the steps below. 1. Log into CCLE at and go to AOS 1. 2. Locate the i>clicker block on the AOS 1 class site 3. Click on the “Remote Registration” link 4. Enter the i>clicker ID located on the back of the clicker. Note that the clicker response system will be used every day in class, and you are responsible for bringing your remote daily. GRADING: Clickers/Participation 10%, Homework 20%, Midterm 30%, Final 40%. Exams are based on lecture material and homework assignments. The four homework assignments are designed to highlight essential concepts. The Clicker/Participation grade will be based purely on your participation in the clicker portion of the course. For every clicker question you answer (correctly or incorrectly), you will receive one point. The total points possible will be the total number of clicker questions that end up appearing. Typically, there will be 1-3 clicker questions per class session.
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2 LECTURE SCHEDULE Part I. Introduction to Climate Science
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