University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

SCIENCE 1410 - Science or Fiction (Marine and Wildlife) I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to BSc (Marine Biology) students and Bachelor of Science (Wildlife Conservation Biology) only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: SCIENCE 1101WT, SCIENCE 1100, SCIENCE 1200, SCIENCE 1300, SCIENCE 1400, SCIENCE 1420, SCIENCE 1430, SCIENCE 1440
Assessment: Reviews and reports

In this course students will question and then explore the accuracy and potential validity of the Science found in movies, television, across a wide range of media formats and more broadly on the internet.  Students will develop the skills required for future courses and careers with a focus on; communication to a non-specialist audience using a variety of formats, digital literacy, data interpretation, interdisciplinary collaboration and group investigations.  The final section of the course will focus on what are some of the present science controversies.

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10261 WR01 75 19 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room
26 Apr - 7 Jun Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room