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Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Plants and People

Biology 3351 Plants and People
An introduction to the basic and essential relationship between plants (as food and resource) and humans (as dependent consumers), in the context of local food security, with emphasis on the origins and history of important temperate and tropical crop plants and their effect on civilization. Ethnobotany principles and methods will be introduced. A different independent community service learning project pertaining to local wild or cultivated plants will be designed each year, resulting in a written report.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences