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Water Pollution’s Toxic Effects

Erin Brennan Professor deForest Math 33 12 December 2017 Write and Respond 2             Throughout this course, I have found myself in awe of how many environmental issues I was unaware of. I have learned of many problems regarding ecological … Continue reading

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In the News Post #2: Narwhal’s assist NASA in tracking melting Arctic ice

In an article published on NASA’s global climate change website, author Pat Brennan explains how narwhals are becoming “unlikely allies” in NASA’s attempts to understand Greenland’s quickly changing ice sheet. Marine biologist Kristin Laidre called them “unicorns of the sea,” … Continue reading

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Reusable water bottles can make a difference

Erin Brennan Professor Deforest Math 33 W&R 1 Final Draft 1 October 2017 Contrary to popular belief, most of the time drinking bottled water is not a healthier or smarter alternative to drinking tap water in a reusable bottle. You … Continue reading

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In the News: Penn State Student’s CDC Internship

This past summer, Penn State environmental resource management student Aaron Blakney spent his summer interning for a CDC campus in Atlanta, Georgia. Aaron was 1 of 10 people chosen to intern with them from the 300 applicants. He spent his … Continue reading

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Erin Brennan- Math Quiz

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times (1.6\times 10^{12})= 9.12\times 10^{4}\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2= 4\pi\sigma T^4R^2\) \(12km\times \frac{0.6 mile}{1 km}\approx 7.2 mile\) \[12km\times \frac{0.6 mile}{1 km}\approx 7.2 mile\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000= 4.2\times 10^{9}\) \[50 m\times (\frac{3.4\times 10^{6} kg } {1 sec})\times (\frac{10J}{1 kg\times 1m})= 1.7 … Continue reading

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Erin Brennan’s Introduction Post

Hi, my name is Erin Brennan and I’m a junior studying criminology. I decided to take this course mostly to complete my math requirements, but I also feel passionate about many issues relating to sustainability. The one issue that I … Continue reading

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