ENVIRON 228 - Introduction to Environmental Science Laboratory
Fall 2022, Section 005
Instruction Mode: Section 005 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment
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Details

Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted for those who have completed or are enrolled in EARTH 201/GEOG 201/ENVIRON 209, EARTH/ENVIRON 202, or EARTH/ENVIRON 284.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Prior or concurrent enrollment in EARTH 219 or ENVIRON 229.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
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Description

Lab sections will provide opportunities to dig deeper into specific topics of environmental science. The labs will focus on two types course material of importance in environmental science. The first type of material is related to the highly controversial nature of many topics that are covered in lectures. Many students are passionate about many topics from population control to environmental standards to renewable energy to GMOs. Whereas some students are satisfied learning about controversial topics in lecture, others crave the opportunity to research and debate these topics in a small group setting. The second type of material utilized in the labs relate to quantitative data sets, calculations and models. Some students are skeptical about conclusions reported by the media related to environmental issues and want to work with "real" datasets themselves. These quantitative labs require extensive interaction with fellow students and GSIs. Data from the peer-reviewed literature and government agency websites must be located and evaluated. Simple programming software can also be used to develop simple models of environmental systems.

Schedule

ENVIRON 228 - Introduction to Environmental Science Laboratory
Schedule Listing
002 (LAB)
 In Person
28268
Closed
0
 
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M 2:00PM - 4:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
003 (LAB)
 In Person
28269
Open
8
 
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M 4:00PM - 6:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
004 (LAB)
 In Person
28270
Open
11
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 12:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
005 (LAB)
 In Person
28271
Closed
0
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 5:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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