VI. Laboratory Science

Learning Objectives

Course

  • Articulate how data are acquired, and how hypotheses and theories are constructed.
  • Use the scientific method to formulate and test hypotheses.
  • Apply scientific theories to predict the nature and behavior of new systems, environments, or scenarios, and
  • Articulate how current issues in science and technology intersect with populations, institutions, and societies.

Laboratory

  • Engage in laboratory experience that reinforces and augments the theoretical content of the lecture course.
  • Use the scientific method to formulate and test hypotheses.
  • Use the tools and techniques of the discipline to gather and analyze data, and
  • Present the analysis and findings of the lab experience.
Skill Applied Learning Requirements
  • Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop critical thinking skills.
  • Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop information literacy skills.
  • Include a graded writing component, which whenever possible is developmental.

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