Text: Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward Humes and various readings to be assigned (free materials) .
Course site: Moodle Science 100
Students must demonstrate:
facility in applying the methods of scientific inquiry, including observation, hypothesis testing, data collection and analysis
knowledge of mathematics, the physical and natural world
appropriate techniques of scientific and mathematical inquiry, and to analyze and interpret results.
use of ethical principles in coursework, learning, and research
identify and apply strategies leading to health, well-being, or development for community members of diverse populations;
apply the knowledge and skills of science and technology and evaluate how they impact individuals, the community, and/or society.
present polished summaries, both written and oral, of their research.
This course is designed to help you transition from high school to college.
You will develop and refine your reading, writing, math, and communication skills.
You will explore the resources at CSUN.
You will have time to reflect on what you need to do on so that you can achieve your educational goals.
Science 100 is available for GE credit in Subject Explorations, Lifelong Learning (S4), and includes an Information Competence (IC) component.