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Introduces students to skills and ways of thinking essential to intellectual inquiry. Students will pose a creative and complex question; investigate it with critical analyses of reading, research, and data; and use appropriate research techniques and documentation to produce a substantial writing project.
Faculty: John David Lorette
Times: 4:00PM‑5:45PM (MW)
Start/End Date: 08/28/23 - 12/15/23
Instruction Method: Lecture-based Learning
Comments: You will explore the latest new discoveries in science as wecombine readings from popular science publications withpeer-reviewed journal articles to provide a solid foundation foryour own writing. Here's a sampling of the topics we might diveinto.· Should we resurrect extinct species like the woolly mammoth?· Are genetically modified foods safe to eat?· How close are we to harnessing fusion energy and how does thatchange the future?· How likely is the earth to get hit by a large asteroid ormeteor?· Is there really an "insect apocalypse" going on and what doesthat mean for humans?· How real is the climate change threat?
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