Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.57
Liaison Susan Kidd
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2012
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Agnes Scott College
ER-12: Sustainability Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Susan Kidd
Executive Director
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution offer a program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive experience(s) offered by the institution:

Biology 215 examines the biology of marine organisms in temperate and tropical environments at selected sites on a Georgia barrier island and in the Caribbean. The course introduces the student to the principles of marine biology; investigating and applying these concepts through laboratory and field studies of barrier islands, sandy beaches, rocky shores and coral reef habitats. Field studies are conducted at the University of Georgia, Marine Institute, Sapelo Island, GA, and at the Institute for Marine Science, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. The student also will gain insight into other aspects of marine science including satellite monitoring of marine resources, sustainability and the impact of human life on the marine environment. This is an immersive summer course that was offered during the two year period of calculating our STARS curriculum credits.


The website URL where information about the immersive experience is available:
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