Cheating and plagiarism (using as one's own ideas writings, materials, orimages of someone else without acknowledgement or permission) can resultin any one of a variety of sanctions. Such penalties may range from anadjusted grade on the particular exam, paper, project, or assignment, all of which may lead to a failing grade in the course, and under certain conditions,suspension or expulsion from a class, program or the college. For furtherclarification and information on these issues, please consult with yourinstructor or contact the office of the Associate Dean of Student Affairs.
1.No dropping the lowest exam grade. No make-up exams.2.Class attendance is mandatory. Students who miss 3 consecutive classesor who are excessively tardy students risk being dropped from the class roster.
Take-home exams are due five days after assignment. Take-home quizzes are due the second day after assignment. Late exams and quizzes are not accepted.
Homework is due the second day or at the subsequent class session if assignment is on a Thursday
.5.Late homework is not accepted.
The syllabus schedule is fungible, flexible, and subject to change.
Paper plane, Match Jet, Bathroom, cabbage, number series, Mobius, garbage bag,sunset color, clouds, color additivityEin and Stein. slime, interference, Sky in a Bottle, spoon chimes, flip page movies. Weekly science report
Shroud, Discoveries, Logical fallacies, Flat Earth, Hollow Earth, Leonard Horowitz,Bipedalism, Newton, pseudoscience, Jabberwocky, own legend, steel ships, ethics, What’s-In-It?, Nun’s story, hidden assumptions, connections, “Doubt”Shermer and Hovind. debate, challenge advertisements, cell phone safety,
match jet, paper planes, brainteasers, and empty the bottle.
The nature of EvidenceHistory of ScienceWhat is science?The Art of Observation – Optical Illusions, Modern Art and Gestalt FormationPhilosophical foundations of scienceGood Science, Bad Science and Pseudo-ScienceGreat Ideas in ScienceAlternative medicine, medical quackery, and hoaxesScientific literacyThe Precautionary PrincipleReligion and ScienceEthics and science- Tolerance and intoleranceObservation – art and illusionsScience and artTechnology - applied science
Limitation of ScienceSerendipity in Science
SUPERVISED TUTORING TECH MALL:
Grossmont College students must enroll in a supervised tutoring noncredit section to use this general lab.The Tech Mall provides open computer access to students enrolled at Grossmont College. Students haveaccess to computer software, Internet, MS Office applications, tutorials and technical assistance.Additionally, computer-assisted and classroom-assisted instruction products are available as required byinstructors for specific courses. These courses require an add code obtained at the Information/Registrationdesk in the Tech mall. Students refer to the following for non-credit non-fee tutorial services:IDS 198, supervised tutoring in general computer applications in the Tech MallEnglish 198W, supervised tutoring in the English Writing Center (room 70-119).