ENVS 2100 Environmental Science Laboratory

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OMES) OS - Marine & Environ Sciences
3 credits

Environmental science laboratory presents students with an opportunity to experience the practical work of an environmental scientist. Students will work collaboratively and use hands-on approaches to gain practical experience in many areas of this interdisciplinary science. Through laboratory, classroom, and on- and off-campus field experiences, students will learn to use equipment, make observations, collect data and test hypotheses related to environmental problems. Specific topics include population biology, biological diversity, geographic information systems, environmental quality/pollution, geology, environmental justice and environmental restoration. The course will include a collaborative capstone project investigating an ongoing, local environmental issue. Prerequisites: ENVS 1100 or ENVS 1200 or BIOL 1510 or BIOL 1510H. Frequency: Every Winter. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the ability to collect, maintain and analyze environmental datasets.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to apply the scientific method and to state, test and draw conclusions from hypotheses.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to apply the principles of environmental and natural sciences in a real world setting.
  4. Demonstrate practical knowledge for working in field and laboratory settings, both independently and collaboratively.
  5. Demonstrate familiarity with sustainability concepts, including the integration of natural and social sciences, necessary for the study and amelioration of environmental problems.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate their findings through scientific writing, lab reports, and oral presentations.
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