BIOL 218

Field Natural History

Prerequisite: BIOL 111, or one course of laboratory science and permission. This course will develop three important traits of a scientific naturalist: skill at seeing patterns in nature and framing interesting questions about them; knowledge of the names, classification, and identifying characteristics of local organisms; and the understanding of a modern theoretical framework in ecology, evolution, and behavior. Offered alternate years. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory or field work. V.8a

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