UPDATE PATTERNS IN (ENVIRONMENTAL) MATH SPRING 2021 SITARAMAN
PATTERNS IN (ENVIRONMENTAL) MATH 12 Section 3 SPRING 2021 UPDATE PAGE
SITARAMAN

Course Page with syllabus, grading policy and general information

Welcome.
Here you will see info about what we did in class, upcoming exams, solutions for past exams, etc.,

Here is what we did last time I taught this class: UPDATE PAGE FROM SPRING 2019
Not everything will be the same but you can get an idea.

Virtual Tutoring Center is up. Look in "Content" on Blackboard.
CHECK AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK!!
Started 1/15/2021
Class videos will be posted on Echo360.org. Will send invite for logging into Echo360.
Please make sure you have Zoom and Echo360 logins on your computer.
Will send invite for Echo360 and phone number and sign-up sheet for quizzes.

Will send zoom link for class through blackboard.





Friday, 3/5/2021
Graded Midterm exam will be posted soon.
Midterm grades based on grades as of 2/26 have been posted on bisonweb.
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.
Today we had a make-up work session.
If that doesn't open right, try this file.
Answers for midterm below.

Wednesday, 3/3/2021
Current grades in Content section of blackboard.
No class friday but those who missed work group due to emergencies can meet during class time to make it up.

Answers for midterm.

Midterm exam.

Midterm exam Wednesday 3 march. more details will be sent via blackboard.
STUDY GUIDE FOR MIDTERM EXAM:

Please try the following. We will have a review in class next monday.
ASSIGNMENTS 1 to 11 from Spring 2019 (scroll down) ; Test I review from Sp 2019 ; Test I from Sp 2019
Problems 1, 2, 3 from Test II from Sp 2019 ; Problems 2, 3, 4, 5 from Test II from Sp 2019

Monday, 3/1/2021
Virtual Tutoring Center is up. Look in "Content" on Blackboard.
Instructions and zoom link for midterm will be sent soon.
I also talked about it in class (see video).
Current grades in Content section of blackboard.
Will send zoom link for midterm through blackboard.

Today we talked did a review for midterm.

Notes from Prof. Middendorf's lecture last monday.

Friday, 2/26/2021
Virtual Tutoring Center is up. Look in "Content" on Blackboard.
Instructions for midterm will be sent on monday.
I also talked about it in class (see video).
Monday we will do a review for midterm.
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we talked about (based on these Notes (pages 57-64)) Exponential decay functions and half-life.
Additional notes from class

Wednesday, 2/24/2021
Virtual Tutoring Center is up. Look in "Content" on Blackboard.
GROUP SESSIONS THIS WEEK !
Please sign up.
Please talk to me any class / quiz you missed due to illness / storm asap.
These have to be fulfilled by this friday.
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we talked about (based on these Notes (pages 50-56)) applications sum of geometric sequences to finance.
Additional notes from class

monday, 2/22/2021
GROUP SESSIONS THIS WEEK !
Please sign up.
Please talk to me any class / quiz you missed due to illness / storm asap.
These have to be fulfilled by this friday.
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we had a guest lecture by renowned herpetologist Prof. George Middendorf who talked about his work and how statistics was used in his work.
Notes from Prof. Middendorf's lecture today.
Additional notes from class

Friday, 2/19/2021
GROUP SESSIONS NEXT WEEK !
Please sign up once I send sheet this evening.
Please talk to me any class / quiz you missed due to illness / storm, on monday.
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we talked about (based on these Notes (pages 39-49)) applications sum of geometric sequences to finance.

Additional notes from class

Wednesday, 2/17/2021
NO GROUP SESSIONS THIS WEEK BUT OFFICE HOURS AFTER CLASS.

GUEST LECTURE BY PROF. GEORGE MIDDENDORF (BIOLOGY) ON MONDAY!
EXTRA CREDIT FOR ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION!


Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we talked about (based on these Notes (pages 1-38)) exponential functions and sum of geometric sequences.

Additional notes from class

Friday, 2/12/2021
NO CLASS MONDAY. NO GROUP SESSIONS NEXT WEEK.
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we talked about (based on these Notes (pages 13-34)) exponential functions -- basic definitions.

Additional notes from class

Wednesday, 2/10/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we talked about (based on these Notes (pages 1-12)) geometric sequences -- basic definitions.

Additional notes from class
Please complete the honor statement.

Monday, 2/8/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we talked about (based on these Notes) quadratic functions, their graphs (parabolas) and applications.

Additional notes from class
Please complete the honor statement.

Friday, 2/5/2021
Will send zoom link for next class and work group sign-up sheet through blackboard.

Today we finished talking about (based on these Notes) summing arithmetic sequences.

Additional notes from class
Please complete the honor statement.

Wednesday, 2/3/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we finished talking about (based on these Notes) on linear functions and arithmetic sequences.
We also talked about (based on these Notes) summing arithmetic sequences.

QUIZ instructions in notes from friday. Phone number and signup sheet were sent through blackboard/email.
Additional notes from class
Please complete the honor statement and watch the videos on climate change mentioned below, asap.

Monday, 2/1/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we reviewed (based on these Notes) on linear functions and arithmetic sequences.

QUIZ instructions in notes from friday. Phone number and signup sheet were sent through blackboard/email.
Additional notes from class
Please complete the honor statement and watch the videos on climate change mentioned below, asap.

Friday, 1/29/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we reviewed (based on these Notes) how to study graphs.

QUIZ instructions in notes below. Phone number and signup sheet to be sent through blackboard/email.
I also corrected the data I gave about average electricity consumption in homes in these notes.
Additional notes from class
We also talked about linear functions, based on these notes.
Also talked about fitting a line or curve to a set of data.
Please complete the honor statement and watch the videos on climate change mentioned below, asap.

Wednesday, 1/27/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we discussed climate change (based on these Notes) and how to study graphs.
Additional notes from class
We also talked about linear functions, based on these notes:
Please complete the honor statement and watch the videos on climate change mentioned below, asap.

Monday, 1/25/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we discussed couple more applications of statistics, from the election of Nov 3.
Additional notes from class
Please complete the honor statement and watch the videos on climate change mentioned below, asap.

Friday, 1/22/2021
Will send zoom link for next class through blackboard.

Today we introduced each other, and I discussed a small application of statistics.
Powerpoint on the question of "Are cases higher because of more testing?"
Video I made about the same.

IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.
You MUST do this ASAP.

Please watch the following videos. We will see examples of how math is used in studying climate change during class.
WHAT IS CLIMATE CHANGE? VIDEO: climate change 101
WEATHER VS CLIMATE
THE ECONOMIC INJUSTICE OF PLASTIC


Friday, 1/15/2021
Instructions for preparing for first class on 1/22/2021.
Will send zoom link for class through blackboard.

IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.
You MUST do this ASAP.

We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get credit as well.

Please watch the following videos. We will see examples of how math is used in studying climate change during class.
WHAT IS CLIMATE CHANGE? VIDEO: climate change 101
WEATHER VS CLIMATE
THE ECONOMIC INJUSTICE OF PLASTIC