SCI 207 Week 1 Assignment Environmental Footprint The purpose of this assignment is to learn more about how connected you are to the ecosystems and biosphere that you inhabit. You will learn how your everyday choices contribute to the human impacts on our environment you have been learning about. Most importantly, you will learn about benefits that you can receive by joining the increasing number of people who are making choices that reduce their environmental impact. First, calculate your…
SCI 207 Week 1 Lab 1 Introduction to Science Read Lab 1: Introduction to Science. This lab includes several critical thinking activities introducing the scientific method, lab reporting, and data collection and management. Then, utilize this information to complete Exercise 1 and 2 on the Lab 1 Reporting Form, completing all tables as you proceed. Make sure that all of the following items are completed before submission:
SCI 207 Week 2 Lab 2 Water Quality and Contamination Read Lab 2: Water Quality and Contamination. This lab will allow you to investigate the effects of common pollutants on groundwater as well as mimic the filtration process utilized by wastewater treatment facilities.
SCI 207 Week 3 Assignment Outline of the Final Lab Report Review the Final Lab Report instructions in Week Five of the online course or in the “Components of Course Evaluation” section of this guide as well as the Sample Final Lab Report (P
SCI 207 Week 3 Lab 3 Biodiversity Read Lab 3: Biodiversity. This lab will allow you to investigate how various organisms alter their environments. Additionally, it will allow you to assess the health of the ecosystem in which you live through the germination of various seed types
SCI 207 Week 4 Lab 4 Energy Sources and Alternative Energy Read Lab 4: Energy Sources and Alternative Energy. This lab will allow you to investigate the effects of acid mine drainage through experimentation. Additionally, it will allow for the exploration of solar energy through the use of a solar cell motor
SCI 207 Week 5 Lab 5 Weather and Climate Change Read Lab 5: Weather and Climate Change. This lab will allow you to explore the water cycle through the creation of an ecosystem model. Additionally, you will observe how water moves throughout the environment and is affected by weather patterns. Then, utilize this information and your eSciencelab kit to complete Experiments 1and 2 on the Lab 5 Reporting Form. Make sure that all of the following items are completed before submission: