BIOL 106 - Environmental Biology Laboratory
A combination of laboratory investigations and field trips is used to introduce students to the scientific method and experimental design, demonstrate basic ecological principles, and familiarize students with local resources. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in MATH 080 , appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. COREQUISITE(S): BIOL 105 . To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, BIOL 105 and BIOL 106 must be taken concurrently. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Course may be repeated without the corequisite with consent of department. Three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 105B.
1 semester hour
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Formulate a scientific hypothesis and design and execute a controlled experiment to test it.
- Communicate experimental results by creating and interpreting data tables and graphs.
- Characterize the ecology of at least one local natural resource and describe the impact of human activity on this resource.
- Describe briefly the function of any local power plants, water treatment plants, or other facilities visited on field trips and explain how the operation of this facility impacts the environment.
Click here for the Spring 2022 Class Schedule
Click here for the Winter 2022 Class Schedule
Click here for the Fall 2021 Class Schedule
Add to Favorites (opens a new window)