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Biodiversity and the Earth System

Have you ever thought about how you interact with the Earth? This course will introduce you to the Earth as experienced and to the Earth as a dynamic integrated system that is powered by energy that came from the very inception of the Earth and how the Earth came to be what we experience By exploring the practices of science from observing and measurement to analyzing and explaining data, you learn to use data and produce scientific knowledge for yourself and the public. You will learn to use theory to explain observations about this dynamic Earth and the living things, including humans, that depend on the Earth for their very existence.  Fulfills the Integrated Liberal Arts requirement.

This course will introduce you to the Earth as experienced and to the Earth as a dynamic integrated system that is powered by energy that came from the very inception of the Earth and how the Earth came to be what we experience.

Course #
SCIED-UE-215
Units
4
Term
Fall
Department
Liberal Arts Core

Professors

Catherine Milne

Chair Dept. of Teaching and Learning, Professor of Science Education

cem4@nyu.edu