The course is divided into three sessions:

1.Pre-Trip
2.Trip
3.Post-Trip

Hippo

Elephant

1. Pre-trip Session

This session will consist of assignments using the course web site. These assignments will focus on background information on Tanzania , the savanna ecosystems, and the impacts on biodiversity.

2. Trip Session

This session will consist of a two week visit to several of Tanzania ’s National Parks:

Arusha-Lake Manyara National Park
Manyara-Serengeti National Park
Serengeti-Olduvai Gorge-Ngorongoro National Park
Lerai volcanic crater
Tarangire
Masai Boma

Several programs/
presentations will be given throughout the trip by either a PSU professor, naturalist field guide, park biologist, or student participant:

Maribou Stork

Several evening programs will be presented while on the trip. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Mechanisms of evolution
  • Biogeography
  • Biodiversity and speciation
  • Savanna ecology
  • mportance of biodiversity and threats

Wild Dog

3. Post-trip Session

Submission of final reports and assignments will occur during this session (see Outline link for more information).


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