25.103 Environmental Biotechnology

Environmental Biotechnology

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 34562
Status Active

This UML TEAMS Academy course will investigate the chemical and biological impact of human activity on aquatic environments. A specific focus of this course will be to observe the behavior of microorganisms impacted by pollutants introduced into the environment by humans. Students will explore possible engineering solutions to alleviate the problems caused by pollutants. This course can be described as "inquiry based discovery" and will rely heavily on laboratory investigations and laboratory based projects analyzing environmental samples collected in the field. This course is open only to high school students accepted to the UML-TEAMS Academy. Instructor permission required.