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Spring 2016
CRN 21264: MW 11:40-2:20 pm, K-131
(subject to change)
Instructor Information
Dr. Brad Fiero
Office: West Campus, Tortolita E-207, 206-6897
Office Hours: MW 9:30-11:00 am & TTh 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Also by appointment.
Please include your name and "Bio105" in the subject line of all email sent to me.
Course Information

Brad Fiero's Syllabus and Schedule
Lecture (word) | Lab Packet
MyPima (for PowerPoints)
Grades (on D2L) | Scoring Rubrics

Self Quizzes (and PowerPoint info)
Project | Signup
Easter's End Assignment | pdf
Ecological Footprint
| pdf | data | new data
Riding the Rubber Boom article
Environmental Biology Event

Test Center Guidelines
PowerPoint Viewer download site
Fail-Safe Study Technique
Plagiarism | How to Cite Sources
Copyright Compliance
Map to Sweetwater Wetlands
Tips for PowerPoint presentations
Excel Statistics File | Statistics ppt

Web statistics: QuickCalcs -- choose categorical for chi square and continuous for t-test.


Announcements: Welcome to Environmental Biology! Here is how to get Microsoft Office 365 for students for free.

Free Tutoring by Bruce Thoms, staff instructor, for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Mondays through Wednesdays, 12-5 pm, in Tortolita (E bldg) at tables outside of E242 and E243.
Note: For assignments due Monday, turn in draft on previous Wednesday, and for assignments due Wednesday, turn in draft on previous Monday and ask for feedback so that I can send you feedback and you can make corrections for final submission.
I prefer assignments be turned in by email.

Course Description: Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact on natural ecosystems. Includes ecosystem structure and function, population dynamics, and human impacts on air, water, land, and biodiversity.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Synthesize ecological principles into an understanding of how the Earth functions.
  2. Apply ecological principles to understand human impact on the environment.
  3. Evaluate scientific basis of environmental issues.
  4. Describe possible causes and analyze potential solutions to current environmental issues.
  5. Demonstrate skills necessary for life-long learning, critical examination, and personal decisions relative to environmental biology.