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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IEM 103 - Introduction to Energy and Science Inquiry

Complex global issues of regional energy and energy management impacts today’s global society and is best approached by learning and applying knowledge and skills of scientific investigation through basic life, physical, and earth sciences. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

Credits: (5)

General Education Category: K7 - Physical & Natural World

General Education Pathways: P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P5 Sustainability, P6 Ways of Knowing

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define, explain, and apply basic life, physical, and earth/space science concepts of energy science and global implications.
  • Design, perform, and modify approaches to inquiry-based experimentation through best practices research in energy science.
  • Identify and apply measurement technologies to record valid and reliable data during best practices research experimentation in energy science.
  • Analyze experimental data using tables, graphs, and math models to propose and experimentally test sustainable solutions to energy problems.
  • Research current literature, evaluate, create, use, modify, and defend perspectives of energy science that use evidence based claims that are scientifically valid and reliable through scientific investigation that yields experimental reproducible results.

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