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Jason Scullion
B CUSP 140
Bothell Campus

Scientific Journeys

Offers introductory practice in laboratory and quantitative techniques, a history of one or more of the sciences, and reflection on the relationship between science and its function in the larger society. Topics vary. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

This course focuses on the earth systems most critical to human survival and wellbeing: land, water, atmosphere, and biodiversity. Students will learn and practice research techniques commonly used to advance humanity’s ability to understand and manage the earth. Key socio-environmental processes influencing each earth system are evaluated. Programs and policies designed to manage earth’s systems are critically reviewed to provide an overview of the barriers and opportunities to solving contemporary socio-environmental challenges.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jason Scullion
Date: 04/03/2014