final exam -- is like?
State of the Union analysis of differences. (worldviews)
the true costs and benefits of pollution-remission.
and the Media as conscience of a Community.
Gene, by Matt Ridley .
listing of pages on this site.
-- a list of some really opposing views!
An Analysis of The
Improbable World, by Neil Postman...
course -- how to survive and do well.
and carrying capacity contrasted.
class -- its value to you
Gaston on science
changes in worldview concerning life sciences.
game of life is a very different view of nature.
diversity explained in detail.
of knowledge (corpus), what
is a "body of knowledge?"
Science and Human Values, notes
what are vegetational screens?
dioxide as a critical control element
definition of the region
Caribbean a summary.
what is it and how is it used?
change, a guide to pages related to global warming, the issue examined
million years of climate & Global Warming data
The; a novel by Graham Greene set in Haiti
Ecological Problems, What precisely
what is a common property resource?
of nature and the biosphere.
explained and tied to essays
as if economics matters.
Alfred; The Columbian Exchange,
themes and thesis
index to all pages --on this
site-- related to Darwin, Darwinism
and the Darwinian revolution.
the verity, or veracity of knowledge.
in technology and techniques
Edward O. Wilson on biological
diversity as a measure of wealth.
index to related information on population.
ecological principles of
Helix, by James Watson, notes
levels of material existence's organization
Earth's energy gain and loss
aspects of ecology.
living, what it means
biotic community: examined and defined
Problem, What precisely is
subjects connected at this location; three laws
Thought as it developed from 1700-1970
definition, examples, commentary and links
used as a model of relations among integrated parts : Carolyn
Merchant's idea of ecological revolutions as they impact and are
influenced by a set of biological, economic, social, political and
services -- the work done by nature,
of Nature, Bill McKibben
is defined and examples of how it is used in these pages is explained.
trees and their varieties are discussed.
and the importance of forestry for the health of the world, human
economies and the ecosystem is explored.
on the Great Crash, 1929.
the history of in brief
Global security and ecology,
Kennedy and Dodd's conclusions
Government agencies that have an environmental
regulatory, scientific research, or a biological monitoring role to
play are listed here.
theory, Stephen Hawking and The Theory of Everything.
society, water and its meaning for civilization.
is described as a variety of educated responses to the world, people,
places and things around you.
multi-national focus, access
in the Stream
in the Stream course index
of Solitude, by Octavio Paz
and Technology, Arnold Pacey on Meaning
what is it?
of the Ocean Shore, digest of key ideas.
is a site that explains what a table or matrix is by demonstrating the
use of a categorical framework within which to express your ideas comprehensively.
Ian, his Book on Design with Nature
the veracity of statements is tested by these criteria
and ecological accounting in natural systems
staying focused on a point in advocating a position.
these are two related pages that discuss, examine in some detail
and diagram the means we have from distinguishing facts from opinions.
See also certainty, science, and vocabulary.
here is a schematic diagram of ecological relationships in any place.
humanity's search & its technological implications, Harvard-IBM study of
motives in 1970s.
Razor, the importance of avoiding pleonasm in your writing!
the Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin; notes on critical passages
Ostrom, Elinor on the commons problem
This is a site that discusses the underlying and more obvious patterns
to look for in the world we inhabit.
Octavio, summary and interpretation
momentum, discussed here in terms of what the ideas were about growth
in 1966, remarks made in a Senate hearing on global population problems
and some fanciful ideas on how to pay for growth.
Guide to other web sites for useful information
reliable sources on on the internet for you to use.
in science, meaning and worldview
of ecology; simply stated
and levels of organization in nature.
Science is defined and analyzed here as one
of several linked pages. Science is not however
technology, though they are related.
as a pyramid of how we know things
related topic index
Science, Revolutions in and ideas
texts, writing about the contemporary worldview
kit for all classes.
Technology is discussed
and examined as the means we have to solve the apparent difference between
an existing and a desired state of affairs or conditions.
is defined here as the application of knowledge to human affairs.
is rising on the Earth's surface
Double Helix, by James Watson, notes
Genetics related information index
are the items used to identify and understand the power of technology
and the techniques we use. Some synonyms for tools
are: apparatus, devices, gadgets, implements, instruments, machinery,
in science, a valued role to play
map of the country from a satellite image (mosaic) taken in 1990
from the USGS.
with respect to land
Verity, or veracity, Determining
the reliability of information.
Water & hydraulics, their role in sustaining
life & civilization
precisely is an Ecological Problem ?
writing, there are 4 things to always consider
Criteria: listed as a form for your to review
or Free writing in class
about Science as a means to measure your critical thinking.
the importance of accurate expression and the appropriate choice
of terms is examined here. Eight of the most important terms for my
courses are defined here, as well as on other pages.
is discussed and analyzed at some length and a detailed discussion
of ignorance and certainty as these ideas relate to knowledge, use of
evidence and specific lessons is at this site.
changes in the Life Sciences, (1859)
are simply described here as ways of knowing our mistakes.