BIO 200 - Ecology: The Everglades
A scientific yet sensitive look at one of the world's rare and endangered wilderness areas. Everglades ecology is studied through an extensive wilderness camping experience in Everglades National Park, involving a minimum of 90 hours of classroom and field instruction. Offered during the January Intersession.
Prerequisite: One semester of college biology and permission of department chairperson
3 Lecture Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
- Illustrate knowledge of general ecological principles through successfully designing and implementing an assigned ecological field study.
- Use scientific methodology in the study of ecological principles by designing and implementing laboratory exercises that measure ecological principles.
- Through the debate process the student will demonstrate knowledge of the importance of wilderness areas as vital components of the world community.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the influence and impact of the human population on wilderness areas through articulate discussion, journal entries, and debate.
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