SI1500 - Introduction to Physical and Life Science I
Transferable to MUN Science 1150
This course is designed for non-science majors and students wanting to pursue a degree in primary and elementary education. The course is divided into four parts. The first part, About Science, introduces the history and scope of science, then clarifies how science operates. The second part, Biology: Living Systems, introduces topics such as cells, cellular processes, genetics, human biology and ecosystems. The third part examines aspects of Earth Science including geology, continental drift, crust composition, and surface phenomena such as weather and glacier formation. The final part of the course, Astronomy, introduces concepts such as stars, quasars, black holes, the solar system and the cosmological view of the universe.
This course is offered in the following programs: