What makes this course interesting?

  • Learn about the natural world through hands-on, laboratory investigations and observations
  • Use field work to study both human-made and natural environmental problems in your local ecosystem

Explore and investigate the interrelationships of the natural world, identify and analyze environmental problems, both natural and human-made, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and examine alternative solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.

Participate in hands-on, laboratory and field investigations to apply scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies in order to better understand our natural systems and to critically think about environmental issues and potential solutions.

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