SC/SS 115 Ethnobotany Calendar Fall 2003

Day Date Area Topic Text: Chapter
Tues 19 Aug   A103. Attendance.  
Thurs 21 Aug Ethno A102. Introduction. Balick: One
Tues 26 Aug Botany: Field Cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, bryophytes, lycopodium, ferns I Van De Graaff 1 - 7
Thurs 28 Aug Botany Preparation Van De Graaff 1 - 7
Tues 02 Sep Botany Group presentations cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, bryophytes, lycopodium Van De Graaff 1 - 7
Thurs 04 Sep Test One    
Tues 09 Sep Ethno Plants that heal lecture. Morinda citrifolia healing uses. Balick: Two
Thurs 11 Sep Pohnpei Liberation Day holiday 12 Sep: Early warning
Tues 16 Sep Ethno: field Plant collecting process Balick: Two p.46
Thurs 18 Sep Ethno Healing plant individual presentations I  
Tues 23 Sep Ethno Healing plant individual presentations II
Thurs 25 Sep Botany: field Ferns II, gymnosperms. Botanic garden road trip Van De Graaff 7, 8
Tues 30 Sep Botany Preparation Van De Graaff 7, 8
Thurs 02 Oct Botany Group presentations ferns and gymnosperms Van De Graaff 7, 8
Tues 07 Oct Midterm    
Thurs 09 Oct Ethno Plants as food lecture. Middef due. Balick: Three
Tues 14 Oct Ethno Plants as food individual presentations
Thurs 16 Oct Botany: field Angiosperms: Vegetative morphology leaf hunt Van De Graaff 8 p.145 and handouts
Tues 21 Oct Ethno Plants as the basis for material culture lecture. Balick Four.
Thurs 23 Oct Ethno Material culture individual presentations. LTWWW. Friday: UN Day.
Tues 28 Oct Ethno Material culture individual presentations II Alcohol aware week.
Thurs 30 Oct Botany: field Angiosperms: Floral morphology Van de Graaff 9 p.151 + Handout
Tues 04 Nov Test Two. Course selection begins.
Thurs 06 Nov Ethno Return test two. Entering other worlds lecture: Five types of psychoactive substances Balick Five
Tues 11 Nov Ethno Memes and Areca catechu and Piper methysticum I Chemistry and Uses
Thurs 13 Nov Ethno Piper methysticum II Legends  
Tues 18 Nov Ethno [Entering the other world optional individual presentations.]
Thurs 20 Nov Ethno:field Kava cultural ceremony  
Tues 25 Nov Ethno Family forest: Who are my elders?
Thurs 27 Nov Ethno Ethnobotany and conservation  
Tues 02 Dec Ethnogarden?    
Thurs 04 Dec Ethnobotany Finding ethnobotanical information on the web (A204). Snake oil and more.
Tues 09 Dec THF Take home final examination essay question