This remote program will provide you an opportunity to improve your writing, academic reading, mathematics, library research skills, and help you navigate Evergreen. All of these things will be accomplished through an exploration of multiple topics in science. We will learn about some of the science behind each topic and delve deeper into how science connects to both issues in society, and issues of social justice. In addition, students will bet hands-on experience in food chemistry.
Many of our topics will be viewed as questions to explore. Examples of possible topics include: Why is it so hard to view polar bears with thermal imaging cameras? What is the chemistry involved in making Mozzarella?
No science background is needed to participate in this program. Students can expect to participate in lectures, workshops, and seminar with both synchronous and asynchronous work.
An Enemy of the People by Arthur Miller, adapted from a play by Henrik Ibsen (0-14-148140-0)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (978-1-4000-5218-9)
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (978-0-316-01793-0)
4 Topics in Science
4 Mathematical Reasoning
4 Communication: Written & Oral
This program is not intended to be generally advertised prior to the start of fall quarter. This program provides the opportunity for students to earn 12 credits with a program that begins week three. The goal is to provide a place for students who determine that their initial program was not a good fit. Students can obtain permission by contacting Rebecca Sunderman, faculty advisor.
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sciences, social sciences, humanities, education, health care, mathematics
$35 for supply kit