Topics include miscalculation, biodiversity, animal form and function, animal behavior, ecology and environmental sciences. In the laboratory, emphasis is on the collection & analysis of data from exercises dealing with population genetics and ecology. Fetal pig dissection is included. For science majors. Objectives: The course is intended to develop skills in the beginning science major or future educator. These skills include hypothesis formation & testing, data collection and analysis, and keen observation.
The course is also designed to deliver an organism biology content base appropriate for the beginning student. This content includes miscalculation, foundational concepts in ecology, environmental sciences, ND a basic familiarity with the diversity of the living world. Learning objectives: By the end of this course, students will be able to: Possess the basic knowledge in macro-evolution, animal structure and function, ecology and environmental sciences.