Education: Germany v. USA

Assignment for March 30, 2009

Read Chapter Ten (10) of the required text, Kraft-Furlong.

Anyone who has not handed in his/her 2d short, written assignment should do so immediately.

I shall be giving the 3rd and final, short, written assignment at the beginning of class tomorrow. It will be due April 13, 2009

Assignment for March 23, 2009

Read Chapter Nine (9) of the required text, Kraft-Furlong.

Anyone who has not handed in his/her 2d short, written assignment should do so immediately.

Four (4) class members received “incomplete” for their midterm grade because they did not hand in one of their short, written assignments.

Early Warnings were sent to these individuals.

LabCast: City Car

The City Car is a stackable electric two-passenger city vehicle. The one-way sharable user model is designed to be used in dense urban areas. Vehicle Stacks will be placed throughout the city to create an urban transportation network that takes advantage of existing infrastructure such as subway and bus lines.

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Thanks to Mr. DeLuca!!

Stem Cells and the “Truth”: Ethics, Fraud, and the Politics of Science

Gareth Cook

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Format: Lecture

Length: 39 minutes

Gareth Cook, science journalist for the Boston Globe, presents a lecture on the complex relationship between science and politics in the stem cell debate. Cook was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for his investigation of stem cell research and its scientific, social, and ethical ramifications.

Cook is introduced by Kevin Bedell, chairman of the physics department and Rourke Professor of Physics at Boston College.

Presenter(s): Gareth Cook

Date: February 8, 2006

Location: Higgins Hall 300

Sponsor(s): Boston College Physics Department

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/gcook/

The information on this page is accurate as of February 2006

Assignments for 3-16-09

Please read Chapter 6 of Kraft-Furlong, the required text.

Please hand in your  2d, short, written assignment at the beginning of class.

Assignments for 3-09-09

Please read Chapter 5 of Kraft-Furlong, the required text.

If you have not yet done so, hand in your 1st, short, written assignment at class.  Partial credit is better than no credit at all.
Your 2d, short written assignment will be handed out and explained.  It would be a good idea to be present.