SLE103 - Ecology and the Environment
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2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Note:Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit provides an introduction to the discipline of science, and key science ideas, with a specific focus on investigations into environmental issues relevant today. The aim of the unit is to support students' understanding of the nature of science and the methods of science using a systems framework. The unit will have a major focus on the science underlying issues impacting society today including climate systems and ecological systems.
The content will include:
- Key concepts involved in scientific enquiry
- Climate systems and the impact of human activity on these systems.
- The concept of energy as a means of power for humans, as well as the driving force behind life on earth.
- The role science plays in environmental sustainability
- The field of Ecology as a way of investigating the natural environment.
AssessmentAssignments (1 x 10%, 1 x 20%) 30%, oral presentation 10%, class test 25%, examination 35%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.