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10件のレビュー

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初級レベル

約18時間で修了

推奨:9 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week ...

英語

字幕:英語

100%オンライン

自分のスケジュールですぐに学習を始めてください。

柔軟性のある期限

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初級レベル

約18時間で修了

推奨:9 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week ...

英語

字幕:英語

シラバス - 本コースの学習内容

1
2時間で修了

Biosphere 2, an Icon of Possibilities

Why would anyone build an enormous glass structure in the Arizona desert? In Module 1, you will get a virtual introduction to the engineering marvel that is Biosphere 2. Learn about the fascinating history of Biosphere 2 and how it is currently used as the world’s best research instrument for earth systems science. Discover how the ocean, rainforest, and desert can be studied in one enclosed, three-acre structure in the Arizona desert. With Dr. Joaquin Ruiz, University of Arizona (UA) Vice President for Innovation, Director of Biosphere 2, Dean of UA Science, Geoscientist, and John Adams, Deputy Director, UA Biosphere 2....
9件のビデオ (合計50分), 4 quizzes
9件のビデオ
Meet Joaquin Ruiz, Director of Biosphere 21 分
Module 1 Intro2 分
Meet John Adams2 分
Lecture 1a – Introducing Biosphere 25 分
Lecture 1b - The Story of Biosphere 29 分
Lecture 1c - Biosphere 2 Research13 分
Lecture 1d - Biosphere 2 and the Water Cycle10 分
Module 1 Wrap Up1 分
4の練習問題
Lecture 1a10 分
Lecture 1b10 分
Lecture 1c10 分
Lecture 1d10 分
2
2時間で修了

Climate Disruption

How do we know that human activity is changing the climate? In Module 2, you will hear from scientists who reconstruct past climates by unlocking information held in ancient trees. Discover how tree rings help us understand drought and wildfire patterns across time and space. Learn what global warming is, exactly, and how it is accelerated by carbon emissions. With Dr. Kevin Anchukaitis, Geography and UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, and Dr. David Frank, UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research....
7件のビデオ (合計62分), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7件のビデオ
Meet Kevin Anchukaitis1 分
Lecture 2a - Global Warming and Carbon Dioxide17 分
Lecture 2b - Rain, Snow, & Climate Change19 分
Meet David Frank1 分
Lecture 2c - Fires & Climate Disruption17 分
Module 2 Wrap Up1 分
1件の学習用教材
Module 2 Supplemental Content10 分
3の練習問題
Lecture 2a10 分
Lecture 2b10 分
Lecture 2c10 分
3
1時間で修了

The Science of Water Availability

Where is Earth’s water? In Module 3, you will learn about the global water cycle and discover how much water exists, where it exists, and how it moves around the environment. Learn how Biosphere 2 and Critical Zone research are used to study the water cycle. With Dr. Peter Troch, Director of Science at Biosphere 2, UA Hydrology....
7件のビデオ (合計42分), 4 quizzes
7件のビデオ
Meet Peter Troch1 分
Lecture 3a - Water on Earth11 分
Lecture 3b - How much water do we use?5 分
Lecture 3c - How will climate change affect water availability?9 分
Lecture 3d - Water cycle research10 分
Module 3 Wrap Up1 分
4の練習問題
Lecture 3a10 分
Lecture 3b10 分
Lecture 3c10 分
Lecture 3d10 分
4
2時間で修了

Desert Plants, Climate, and Changing Landscapes

How can many different species coexist in once place? In Module 4, go beyond Biosphere 2 to UA Tumamoc Hill—the world’s oldest long-term desert ecology research site near the University of Arizona. Learn how living and nonliving components of the environment are related, how different species coexist, and how climate variation affects Sonoran Desert plants. With Dr. Larry Venable, UA Ecology & Evolutionary Biology....
7件のビデオ (合計64分), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
7件のビデオ
Meet Larry Venable2 分
Lecture 4a - Biodiversity and its maintenance13 分
Lecture 4b - Functional traits and diversity12 分
Lecture 4c - Vegetation response to climate change17 分
Lecture 4d - Biological bet hedging14 分
Module 4 Wrap Up1 分
1件の学習用教材
Module 4 Supplemental Content10 分
4の練習問題
Lecture 4a10 分
Lecture 4b10 分
Lecture 4c8 分
Lecture 4d10 分
5
1時間で修了

Rainforests in an Altered World

What can the Biosphere 2 rainforest tell us about the future? Module 5 focuses on tropical rainforests in the Amazon Basin of South America, and the controlled rainforest inside Biosphere 2. Learn about the fascinating activity of tropical forests, the major roles they play in global climate, and the potential impacts of deforestation and climate change. With Dr. Joost Van Haren, Biosphere 2, UA Honors, and Dr. Scott Saleska, UA Ecology & Evolutionary Biology....
5件のビデオ (合計30分), 2 quizzes
5件のビデオ
Meet Joost Van Haren2 分
Lecture 5a - The Biosphere 2 Rainforest12 分
Lecture 5b - Tropical Rainforests of the Amazon11 分
Module 5 Wrap Up1 分
2の練習問題
Lecture 5a10 分
Lecture 5b10 分
6
2時間で修了

Sea Changes in our Marine Environment

Why are coral reefs in peril, and what can we do about it? In Module 6, discover the immense role that oceans play in global climate, heat distribution, and human livelihoods. Learn why global warming is sometimes called ocean warming, how ocean acidification affects marine life, and innovative ways in which the ocean is studied. With Dr. Julia Cole, U. of Michigan, UA Biosphere 2 Marine Research....
7件のビデオ (合計54分), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
7件のビデオ
Meet Julia Cole1 分
Lecture 6a - The ocean, climate, and humans8 分
Lecture 6b - Global warming, Ocean warming12 分
Lecture 6c - Acidification: Warming's evil twin12 分
Lecture 6d - The global coral reef crisis15 分
Module 6 Wrap Up1 分
1件の学習用教材
Module 6 Supplemental Content10 分
4の練習問題
Lecture 6a10 分
Lecture 6b10 分
Lecture 6c10 分
Lecture 6d10 分
7
2時間で修了

Soil Science - Foundations & Implications

How can soil be alive? In Module 7, discover the fascinating, microscopic world within soils and their critical role in Earth systems. Learn how soils provide functions and services that make them vital to our health and wellbeing. With Dr. Rachel Gallery, UA School of Natural Resources and the Environment, and Dr. Katerina Dontsova, UA Soil Water & Environmental Science, Biosphere 2....
8件のビデオ (合計63分), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
8件のビデオ
Meet Katerina Dontsova2 分
Lecture 7a - Why do we care about soil?19 分
Meet Rachel Gallery1 分
Lecture 7b - Soil biodiversity13 分
Lecture 7c - Soil microorganisms17 分
Lesson 7d - Soils and human survival5 分
Module 7 Wrap Up1 分
1件の学習用教材
Module 7 Supplemental Content10 分
4の練習問題
Lecture 7a10 分
Lecture 7b10 分
Lecture 7c10 分
Lecture 7d10 分
8
2時間で修了

Feeding the Future

Can a Mars or Lunar greenhouse help feed people on Earth? In Module 8, learn how space-farming models can be applied on Earth as we move towards a global population of 10 billion people. Discover innovative controlled agricultural systems, learn more about how plants grow, and get a chance to produce your own hydroponically grown vegetables at home! With Dr. Gene Giacomelli, UA Controlled Environment Agriculture Center....
6件のビデオ (合計45分), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
6件のビデオ
Meet Gene Giacomelli2 分
Lecture 8a - Plant processes and the Lunar Greenhouse13 分
Lecture 8b - Controlled Environment Agriculture14 分
Lecture 8c - Home Grown Hydroponics12 分
Module 8 Wrap Up1 分
1件の学習用教材
Module 8 Supplemental Content10 分
3の練習問題
Lecture 8a10 分
Lecture 8b10 分
Lecture 8c10 分
9
3時間で修了

Life and Resources in Space - Should We Go There?

When will humans live beyond Earth’s gravity? Module 9 is a fascinating and inspiring journey into space. Ignite your imagination as you learn about space tourism, asteroid-mining, moon elevators, robotic space explorers, and Mars colonization. While focusing on space, this module is sure to reaffirm your appreciation of Planet Earth. With Dr. Chris Impey, Associate Dean UA College of Science, UA Astronomy....
8件のビデオ (合計135分), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
8件のビデオ
Meet Chris Impey2 分
Lecture 9a - Living on a finite planet12 分
Lecture 9b - Resources in space19 分
Lecture 9c - The future of space travel33 分
Lecture 9d - The Moon and Mars38 分
Lecture 9e - Living Beyond Earth24 分
Module 9 Wrap Up1 分
1件の学習用教材
Module 9 Supplemental Content10 分
5の練習問題
Lecture 9a10 分
Lecture 9b10 分
Lecture 9c12 分
Lecture 9d10 分
Lecture 9e10 分
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by WKMay 11th 2018

This course covered so many interesting things and topics, and also went into some astronomy, which I really enjoy. Overall would recommend this course if you are interested in Earth.

by BSSep 12th 2018

I really loved this course! So much information and really well laid out in great modules.

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Biosphere 2

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