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Course ID

BI220 

Course Section

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Course Title

Field Ecoloy 

MPSL

Lab Science 

Number of Credits

Course Maximum Enrollment

12 

Adult Enrichment

No 

Willing to ProRate?

No 

Text Book(s) Required

Course Pack

Instructor(s) Name

Judy Parrish and Peter Scheepers 

Instructor's Email

jparrish@millikin.edu 

College or School Name

College of Arts and Sciences 

Class Date(s)

May 19-26, 2014 

Meeting Days

Monday; Tuesday; Wednesday; Thursday; Friday; Saturday; Sunday 

Meeting Times

8:30 a.m. May 19 - 5 p.m. May 26, inclusive 

Room Request

none 

Description

            This eight day session atOkaw Bluffs at Lake Shelbyville is an intensiveintroduction to terrestrial and aquatic life of central Illinois.  Students will collect and examinespecimens, become familiar with basic field techniques, learn to recognizespecific plants, animals, and microscopic organisms, and investigate theirhabitats.  Descriptive and simplestatistical observations will be required. Freshwater and forest habitats foundin Illinois will be emphasized, but rainforest and desert systems are includedbriefly to focus on plant and animal relationships.  Familiarity with the physical environment and commonorganisms should increase as specific identification methods areintroduced.  This course involvesyou with the process of biology.Your field investigations are the most important activities in thiscourse.  Plant collections, insectcollections, a research problem, and specific journal entries will be required.

Comments

No pre-requisites.  $150 fee for transportation, housing, food, and equipment

Immersion Term

Summer 2014 

CRN

 

International Travel Course

No 

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BI220 Field Ecoloy 
Attachments
FE2014Syllabus.doc    
Content Type: Item
Created at 11/25/2013 12:18 PM  by Judy ParrishNo presence information 
Last modified at 1/15/2014 2:37 PM  by Kathlyn J HoushNo presence information 
 
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