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Core 160: Energy and Environment (Paul Meyer Reimer Fall 2018)

Energy and the Environment Guide


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Writing Project

The general theme of the writing project is to use energy as a way to think about the relationship of humans to the environment.

The sequence of assignments for this project

  1. Brainstorm topics you'd like to write about.
  2. Write up a topic proposal.
  3. Read widely and start summarizing useful works. Summaries of 5 articles or chapters related to your topic. Bibliographic information needed with each summary.
  4. Rewrite / focus your topic, continue reading.
  5. Write up an annotated bibliography on your topic together with an abstract and outline of your topic so far. Use proper bibliographic formatting.
  6. First draft of paper.
  7. Conferences with Paul.
  8. Final paper.