Chemistry-Study and teaching; Wilderness areas; Environmentalism
Description of the freshman seminar based on the explanation of it in the course catalogue. The handout gives a brief summary of the themes and goals of ID1, Critical Inquiry, Section 25, also known as "“The Wilderness, Paradise on Earth?”.
Students of The Claremont Colleges have worked with Professor Steinmetz on numerous trail restoration projects in the San Gabriel River Ranger District of the Angeles National Forest, the oldest national forest in California and the fifth oldest in...
Chemistry-Study and teaching; Wilderness areas; Landscapes
Handout on art and the wilderness, with examples of pieces of artwork, an essay by Rebecca Solnit, and material on the Hudson River School. The handout is from the 2006 version of the ID, Critical Inquiry course.
Picture of a scenic portion of the trail where Der Feldmarschall heard a mountain lion two weeks earlier. This digital camera shot was taken on the 1997 orientation adventure: backpacking Mount San Gorgonio via Vivian Creek.
Picture of the view of the campsite at High Creek campground taken near the upper bear bag line. This digital camera shot was taken on the 1997 orientation adventure: backpacking Mount San Gorgonio via Vivian Creek.