Class | Date Due | Assignment |
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1 | T 1/18/05 |
INTRO CLASS |
2 | Th 1/20/05 |
GLEICK: Read prologue: 1-8; bring observations/questions to class.
ITERATION: Read Introduction and Lesson 1 explanation. Work on Lesson 1 investigations and Further Exploration. JOURNAL: Begin journal. Make entry for `Class 1: T 1/18/03'. |
3 | T 1/25/05 |
GLEICK: Read Butterfly Effect: 9-29; bring observations/questions to class.
ITERATION: Complete HW 1 (Lesson 1: Numerical Iteration) Investigations and Further Exploration. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 1-2' and `Class 2: Th 1/20/03'. |
4 | Th 1/27/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: Hand in HW 1 (Lesson 1: Numerical Iteration) Investigations and Further Exploration. Read Explanation pages for Lesson 2. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 2-3' and `Class 3: T 1/25/05'. |
5 | T 2/1/05 |
GLEICK: Read Revolution: 33-56; bring observations/questions to class.
ITERATION: Work on HW 2: Investigations for Lesson 2: Financial Models. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 3-4' and `Class 4: Th 1/27/05'. |
6 | Th 2/3/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: Hand in "revised" Further Explorations from HW 1. (HW 2 DUE DATE MOVED TO TUES. 2-8-05.) JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 4-5' and `Class 5: T 2/1/05'. |
7 | T 2/8/05 |
GLEICK: Read Life's Ups and Downs: 57-80;
bring observations/questions to class.
ITERATION: Hand in HW 2. Read Explanation pages for Lesson 3: Behavior over time. Start working on HW 3. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 5-6' and `Class 6: Th 2/3/05'. |
8 | Th 2/10/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: Continue working on HW 3. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 6-7' and `Class 7: T 2/8/05'. Hand in Journal, completed through entries for Class 7, T 2/8/05. |
9 | T 2/15/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: Hand in HW 3 (Lesson 3: Behavior over time) Investigations problems. Reveiw Lessons 1-3. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 7-8' and `Class 8: Th 2/10/05'. |
10 | Th 2/17/05 |
GLEICK: Read A Geometry of Nature: 81-118; bring observations/questions to class. ITERATION: Continue review of Lessons 1-3. Read Lesson 6 (Geometric Iteration) Explanation. Start HW 4. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 8-9' and `Class 9: T 2/15/05'. |
11 | T 2/22/05 |
GLEICK: ITERATION: QUIZ on HW 1 - HW 3 (Lessons 1-3); first 30 minutes of class. Continue with Lesson 6, Geometric Iteration. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 9-10' and `Class 10: Th 2/17/05'. |
12 | Th 2/24/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: Hand in HW 4 (Lesson 6: Geometric Iteration) Investigations problems. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 10-11' and `Class 11: T 2/22/05'. |
13 | T 3/1/05 |
GLEICK: Read Strange Attractors: 119-153;
bring observations/questions to class.
CHAOS: Read Explanation pages for Lessons 1-3 (Linear Iteration, Types of Fixed Points, Graphical Iteration) from New ``CHAOS'' book. Begin working on HW 5: (Lessons 1-3: Graphical Iteration) JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 11-12' and `Class 12: Th 2/24/05'. |
14 | Th 3/3/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: CHAOS: Continue to work on HW 5 (Lessons 1-3: Graphical Iteration). JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 12-13' and `Class 13: T 3/1/05'. |
15 | T 3/8/05 |
GLEICK: Read Universality: 155-187;
bring notes on observations/questions to class.
ITERATION: CHAOS: Continue working on HW 5 (Lessons 1-3: Graphical Iteration). JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 13-14' and `Class 14: Th 3/3/05'. |
16 | Th 3/10/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: CHAOS: Finish and hand in HW 5 (Lessons 1-3: Graphical Iteration) If caught up, begin work on HW 6. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 14-15' and `Class 15: T 3/8/05'. |
17 | T 3/15/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: CHAOS: Prequiz/Review for Quiz 2. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 15-16' and `Class 16: Th 3/10/05'. |
18 | Th 3/17/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: Last day to hand in Corrections on HW's 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, Quiz 1. CHAOS: QUIZ 2. On HW 1 - HW 5, including all material in the Explanation pages for Lessons 1-3, 6 from ITERATION book and Lessons 1-3 from CHAOS book. 80-90% of the quiz will be on HW's 4 and 5. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 16-17' and `Class 17: T 3/15/05'. Hand in Journal entries #14-#34 completed through entries for Class 15, T 3/15/05. |
. | 3/19-3/27/05 | Spring Break |
19 | T 3/29/05 |
GLEICK:
ITERATION: CHAOS: Continue working on HW 5. Begin work on HW 6. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 17-18' and `Class 18: Th 3/17/05'. |
20 | Th 3/31/05 |
GLEICK: Read The Experimenter. Bring observations/questions to class.
ITERATION: CHAOS: HW 5 due. Continue to work on HW 6. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 18-19' and `Class 19: T 3/29/05'. |
21 | T 4/5/05 |
GLEICK:
CHAOS: Redo "hard" problems from HW 5. Work on HW 6. Miniquiz 1: redo of problems 7 and 9 from Quiz. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 19-20' and `Class 20: Th 3/31/03'. |
22 | Th 4/7/05 |
GLEICK:
CHAOS: Rest of HW 5 due. Miniquiz 2: more graphical iteration. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 20-21' and `Class 21: T 4/5/03'. |
23 | T 4/12/05 |
GLEICK:
CHAOS: Miniquiz 3. More Graphical iteration. Describe "all" orbits. OTHER: JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 21-22' and `Class 22: Th 4/7/03'. |
24 | Th 4/14/05 |
GLEICK: Read Images of Chaos. Bring observations/questions to class.
CHAOS: HW 6 due. This includes your 2 parameter values on the class "orbit diagram." JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 22-23' and `Class 23: Th 4/12/03'. |
25 | T 4/19/05 |
GLEICK:
CHAOS: Miniquiz 4: escape to infinity? Definition of Chaos. JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 23-24' and `Class 24: Th 4/14/03'. |
26 | Th 4/21/05 |
GLEICK: Read pp 250-255, 267-272, 278-280, 289-292, 303-307, 315-317
Bring observations/questions to class.
CHAOS: JOURNAL: Entries for `Between Classes 24-25' and `Class 25: Th 4/19/03'. |
27 | T 4/26/03 |
Final Paper draft or outline due.
GLEICK: CHAOS: Miniquiz 5: Graphical Iteration: fate of ALL orbits. JOURNAL: Entries since Spring Break due. (Optional. If not handed in, your journal score will be the grade determined by your first two journal sets.) |
28 | Th 4/28/05 |
GLEICK: How to compute some of the figures in GLEICK.
CHAOS:Quiz 3. Lessons 1-5 in Chaos, and Miniquiz topics; focus on use of graphical iteration. Work on final problem set. |
29 | T 5/3/05 |
GLEICK: CHAOS: FINAL PROBLEM SET DUE |
30 | Th 5/5/05 |
Final Paper due.
All corrections due. |
1. Class #1, Tuesday Jan. 18, 2005. Recorded Wednesday Jan 19, 2005.
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2. Between classes #1 and #2, Tues. Jan 18 - Thurs. Jan 20, 2005. Recorded Fri. Jan. 21, 2005.
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