ENGR 004B. Swarthmore and the Biosphere *
An interdisciplinary seminar-style investigation of the role of Swarthmore College and its community within the biosphere, including an intensive field-based analysis of one major aspect of Swarthmore's interaction with its environment such as food procurement, waste disposal, or energy use. Student project groups explore the selected topic from various perspectives, and the class proposes and attempts to implement solutions. Faculty from various departments provide background lectures, lead discussions of approaches outlined in the literature, and coordinate project groups. This course is cross-listed in the instructors' departments and does not count toward distribution requirements.
Natural sciences and engineering.
Eligible for ENVS
Catalog chapter: Engineering
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/engineering
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