This course is assembled from UC-approved college preparatory courses and is designed to acquaint students with the physical, ecological, social, and political principles of environmental science. The scientific method is used to analyze and understand the inter-relationships between humans and the natural environment. The course shows how ecological realities and the material desires of humans often clash, leading to environmental degradation and pollution. The course covers: Earth's Systems, Human Population Dynamics, Natural Resources, Environmental Quality, Global Changes, and Environment and Society.
This syllabus description explains how to use group reports and presentations to add breadth to a traditional microbiology course focused on a discipline’s theories, methods, and techniques. A skeleton syllabus that can be redeployed in other courses concludes the description.
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