METR 104:
Our Dynamic Weather
(w/Lab)
Assignments, Handouts,
Quizzes, Labs, Etc.
Dr. Dave Dempsey
Dept. of Geosciences
SFSU, Spring 2012

Some dates to keep in mind:
  • In-class written quizzes: Feb. 13, March 12, and April 9 (all are Mondays) plus Wednesday, May 16 (finals week) at 10:45 am.
  • Drop deadline: Friday, Feb. 3. Credit/No Credit deadline: Friday, March 16. Withdrawal deadline: Friday, April 20.

Finals Week May 16
(Wed.)
  • Student weather briefings
  • In-class Quiz #4 (starts 10:45 am) (stay tuned for a prospectus)
WEEK DATE Monday Lecture LAB
DATES
Wednesday & Friday Lab Sections
#15 May 7
May 9, 11
  • Student weather briefings

  • Clicker Questions: Wind chill and temperature changes due to pressure changes

  • Lab Exploration #6: Moisture and Cloud Formation

  • On-line Journal Entry, Prompt #3: Moisture and Cloud Formation (based on Lab #6) (See iLearn, under "Class Journal Prompts")
#14 Apr 30
  • General Circulation of the Atmosphere (global temperature, pressure, and wind patterns)

  • El Nino/La Nina and impact on weather patterns (PDF file) (background for Final Project)
May 2, 4
#13 Apr 23 Apr 25, 27
#12
April 16 Apr 18, 20
#11
April 9 Apr 11, 13
#10
April 2 Apr 4, 6
#9
Mar 26 Mar 28, 30

CEASAR CHAVEZ DAY
(Friday, March 30)
(no classes; Wednesday lab session also canceled)

Mar 19–23 SPRING BREAK
#8 Mar 12 Mar 14, 16
#7 Mar 5 Mar 7, 9
#6 Feb 27 Feb 29,
Mar 2
#5 Feb 20
  • Clicker Questions: Variations in sun angle and insolation with increasing latitude [PDF file]
Feb 22, 24
#4 Feb 13

  • Class Journal: Prompt #2 (on iLearn, under "Class Journal Prompts"; entry due by 8:00 am on Sunday, Feb. 19, but must be started by Friday, Feb. 17)
Feb 15, 17
#3 Feb 6 Feb 8, 10

 

#2 Jan 30
Feb 1, 3
Drop Deadline (Fri., Feb. 3)
#1 Jan 23 Jan 25, 27
  • Lab Exploration #1: The Mystery Box

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