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Eco-Industrialism Curriculum

Introduction

This document contains the complete curriculum for studying “eco-industrialism,” a philosophy of agriculture and industry which emphasizes democracy and sustainability.

The curriculum is being created by me, emsenn, for myself, to learn about these topics outside of a formal education institution.

Please note that this whole thing is in early development. If you have any input, especially recommended things to learn and things to learn them from, please let me know!

Eco-Industrialism Curriculum

Using This Curriculum

Course-by-Course

Completing Drills

Courses

Ag-1: Intro to Agriculture

Requires: Intro to Plant Bio, Intro to Nutritional Science

Ag-2: Intersection of Ag and Econ

Requires: Intro to Ag, History of the Labor Class: Neocolonialism

Bio-1: Introductory Biology

This course is a basic coverage of biology. It is required for Introductory Plant Biology and Introductory Animal Biology.

This course is based in part on the public notes for the Introductory Biology course taught at MIT in Spring 2018 by Prof. Angelika Amon, Prof. Hazel Sive, and Dr. Diviya Ray

Lessons
Bio-1-A: Cellular Anatomy
Basic Mechanisms of Life: Growth and Reproduction
Cellular Biochemistry

Bio-2: Introductory Plant Biology

This course is a basic coverage of plant biology. It requires Introductory Biology.

Lessons
Mechanisms of a Plant: How They Grow
Biochemistry of a Plant

Bio-3: Introductory Animal Biology

This course is a basic coverage of animal biology. It requires Introductory Biology.

Bio-4: Intro to Natural Ecology

Requires: Intro to Plant Bio, Intro to Animal Bio

Bio-5: Intro to Nutritional Science

Requires: Intro to Animal Bio

Comm-1: Scientific Latin

This course is a basic coverage of the Latin terms common in scientific and medical texts. An understanding of the construction of these terms and their component terms helps one deduce a term’s meaning.

Lessons
Com-1-A: Parts of a Latin phrase
Com-1-B: Rote Memorization of Latin Terms

Comm-2: Personal Recordkeeping & Communication

Eng-1: Intro to Engineering

Eng-2: Land Surveying

Requires: Applied Trigonometry

Eng-3: Intro to Mechanical Engineering

Requires: Intro to Engineering

Eng-4: Basic Architecture

Requires: Intro to Mechanical Engineering, Drafting and Design

Eng-5: Fluid Engineering

Requires: Intro to Mechanical Engineering

Eng-6: Thermal Engineering

Requires: Fluid Engineering

Eng-7: Electrical Engineering

Requires: Thermal Engineering

Eng-8: Plumbing

Requires: Fluid Engineering

Eng-9: Drafting and Design

Requires: Intro to Engineering, Personal Recordkeeping & Communication

Geo-1: Basics of Geography

Geo-2: Basics of Climate Science

Geo-3: Study of Anthropogenic Climate Change

Requires: Basics of Climate Science

Hist-1: History of Labor: Ancient to The American Revolution

Hist-2: History of Labor: American Reconstruction to Gilted Age

Requires: History of Labor: Ancient to American Revolution

Hist-3: History of Labor: Neocolonialism

Requires: History of Labor: American Reconstruction to Gilted Age

Hist-4: Study of the IWW Constitution Through Its History

Requires: History of Labor: American Reconstruction to Gilted Age

Hist-5: Study of Contemporary Class War: Means and Ends

Requires: Study of the IWW Constitution Through Its History, History of the Labor Class: Neocolonialism

Hist-6: Comparative Symbology of the Kyriarchy and Labor

Math-1: Applied Trigonometry

Org-1: Methods of Democratic Organization

Requires: Personal Recordkeeping & Communication

Texts

This section contains a brief description of the texts used in this curriculum.

Earth Care Manual, The: A Permaculture Handbook for Britain and Other Temperate Climates

By Patrick Whitefield Used in Land Surveying

Worksheets

Curriculum Tracker

(This section will have a way for tracking my progress through the courses.)

Drills

This section contains questions, meant for use with Org-drill.

Bio-1

Bio-1-A
Bio-1-A-1

Do prokaryotic cells have nuclei?

Bio-1-A-2

Do eukaryotic cells have nuclei?