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Undergraduate: Biology 297 (4 credits)

Pre-trip - Complete all reading and Web site assignments.
Trip - Maintain a daily journal, attend all programs/presentations, research one assigned species and partake in required, field-based research activities.
Post-trip - Submit selected journal entries and complete species assignment and final post trip questions.

* Prerequisite: Biology 110
** Students majoring in Science Education must also participate in a post-trip workshop, lead by Dr. McLaughlin and other PSU educators, to gain expertise in utilizing and/or designing web-based experiential learning activities (CHANCE modules) to support PA educators in meeting new Environmental and Ecology Academic Standards set forth by the PDE.

Undergraduate Upper Division / Graduate: Biology 497/ (4 credits)*

Pre-trip - Complete all reading and Web site assignments.
Trip - Maintain a daily journal, research and then lead a group discussion on a course related topic (approved by instructor), research two assigned species, and partake in required, field-based research activities.
Post-trip - Submit selected journal entries, complete species assignment and final post trip questions.

* Prerequisite: 8 credits of biology and 5th semester standing.
** Students majoring in Science Education must also participate in a post-trip workshop, lead by Dr. McLaughlin and other PSU educators, to gain expertise in utilizing and/or designing web-based experiential learning activities (CHANCE modules) to support PA educators in meeting new Environmental and Ecology Academic Standards set forth by the PDE.

Pennsylvania High School Teachers: Professional Development

Pre-trip - Complete all reading and Web site assignments.
Trip - Maintain a daily journal, attend all programs/presentations, research two assigned species, research and lead a group discussion on an assigned course related topic (approved by instructor), and partake in required, field-based research activities.
Post-trip – Submit selected journal entries and complete species assignments and final post trip questions.

** PA High School teachers must also participate in a post-trip workshop, lead by Dr. McLaughlin and her CHANCE design team, to gain expertise in utilizing and/or designing the CHANCE research modules to support PA educators in meeting new Environmental and Ecology Academic Standards set forth by the PDE and to improve student learning in these important areas.

Savegre Brook

Lake Arenal

Canal of Tortuguero

 

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