Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 22, 2019  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog
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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. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): BIOL 105   Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 050  , READ 120  Course may be repeated without the corequisite with consent of department. Three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 105B.

1 semester hour

May not be taken concurrently withMATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
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.

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