Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng ValenzuelaScience DepartmentPEOPLE AND THE EARTH’S ECOSYSTEM PreliminariesCourse Title:People and The Earth’s EcosystemNo. of Units:3 unitsCourse Description:Exploration of ways in which human activity impacts natural environment and how is the modification of environment can eventuallyhave significant consequences for human activity. Examination, using case studies, of real environmental problems that confront ustoday.Learning OutcomesAt the end of the course, the students should be able to:Knowledge1. Articulate the impacts of human activities and changes that affect the earth’s environment from the past to the future.2. Explain how the environment changes overtime and its chemical properties become more complicated as technology and populationincreases overtime3. Analyze the human condition in order to deeply reflect and express philosophical ramifications that are meaningful to the student as a partof the environment4. Define and demonstrate the impact of renewable energy and hazardous waste to human behavior and environmental aestheticsValues1. Imbibe the importance of science and technology in the preservation of the environment and the development of the Philippines2. Critique how to solve an environmental issue using research so that the student may be able to answer for himself/herself on associating asimple ecosystem crisis3. Foster the value of a healthy lifestyle toward the holistic and sustainable development of society and the environmentSkills1. Creatively present the importance and contributions of science and society in improving the ecosystem2. Examine the current ecological state of Land and Ocean in order to come up with innovative and creative solutions to contemporary issuesguided by ethical standards3. Illustrate how the renewable energy and hazardous waste change the society both benefit and destroy harmonious ecosystem. Number ofHours:3 hours every week for 18 weeks or 54 hours in a semester
WeekLearning OutcomesTopicMethodResourcesAssessmentMIDTERMS: INTERACTION OF PEOPLE TO THE ENVIRONMENT1Discuss thepresent lifestyleof a peopleliving on theplanetDiscuss how lifebecameadvanced todayand how itaffects theenvironment.Discover whyscientists thinkwe are in a newgeologic ageand what itmeans for ourfuture.Introduction:Todays Peopleand TodaysEnvironmentLecture andDiscussionTimelinemethodPicture AnalysisVideoPresentationHow the Environment has change since the First Earth Day:By Sarah Gibbens-science-spd/Humans Caused a Major Shift in Earth’s Ecosystems 6,000 Years Ago:ByKimbra Cutlip-earths-ecosystems-6000-years-ago-180957566/including the video: What isAntropocene?