Rutgers UniversityCIMIC SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

SUMMER CAMP 2008

Global Warming & Technology

July 7-18, 2008 @ Rutgers, Newark Campus

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Camp 2008 Daily Schdule (Draft)

Week 1: July 7-11

Mon, July 7
  • Welcome
  • Orientation
  • Overview of Summer camp
  • Introduction to the Camp theme & Problem statement
  • Group formation
  • Introduction to Group software
Tue, July 8
  • What is Global Warming? (slides1, slides2)
  • Scientific basis
  • Causes and effects of global warming and climate changes
  • Evidence of the global warming and climate changes
  • What data can be used to illustrate the global warming?  How to collect them? 
  • What is multi-media data?
  • Search the Web for data sources
Wed, July 9
  • Scientific experiment
  • Data organization with Access Database
  • Data analysis with Excel
Thur, July 10
  • Societal Impact of Global warming
  • Local data collection (historical maps of Newark)
  • Global data collection
  • Data analysis and integration
Fri, July 11
  • Field Trip (The Liberty Science Center)
  • Photo imaging and videos

 

Week 2: July 14 - 18

Mon, July 14
  • Field trip photo album
  • Installing software
  • Publishing web pages on the Web server
Tue, July 15
  • Map/satellite image analysis
  • Online mapping tools
Wed, July 16
  • Global Warming Mitigation Efforts
  • Government & organizational efforts
  • Social awareness and grass roots effort
Thur, July 17
  • Group presentation slides and posters finalization
  • Dry run for presentations
Fri, July 18
  • Welcome by camp faculty & staff
  • Welcome by Invited speakers
  • Other Guests, Family and friends are welcome
  • Poster/demo presentation by students
  • Student Group Presentations
  • Award Ceremony
  • Luncheon

 

Sponsors

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For more information on the camp, please contact Ms. Olivia Ibrahim at (973) 353-1014 or at olivia@cimic.rutgers.edu