Make-Up Essay

This essay can be used to offset the points from any one missing lab or missed points on submitted labs,

but only with your lab instructor's prior approval.

You cannot submit multiple essays to offset additional absences and you MUST have your lab instructor's approval to do the one.

Essays CANNOT be used to offset a missed points on the lab quizzes.

John McPhee’s ‘The Control of Nature’ contains three relatively short stories about various attempts by society to control or manage natural systems. Read any one of these and write a short 3-4 page essay exploring the topic and answering at least one of the following questions:

Copies of McPhee's book are on reserve under ESCI 1001 at the Reserve Desk (lower level)

of the Science & Engineering Library (Walter Library).