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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OLS 130 - Critical Thinking through Science

2 CR

Introduction to scientific inquiry methods used to develop critical thinking skills as they apply to personal and workplace situations. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Program

Course Outcomes
  • Present steps of the scientific method and apply it to real world problems
  • Explain the differences between a scientific worldview and traditional worldviews
  • Sort and classify objects and create a chart of the data
  • Describe the characteristics of organisms and how those relate to the organism’s life cycle and habitat
  • Create a multi-media report that connects adaptation, natural selection and evolution
  • Research the significance of biodiversity in terms of evolution and the survival of a species
  • Compare and describe the relevance of nature vs. nurture in human life
  • Present an outline on a topic of interest related to the course using the scientific method

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