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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.
This course has two main objectives: 1) to illustrate the diverse uses of natural history collections for research, teaching and conservation, and 2) to introduce students to the fine art of avian specimen preparation. Students will learn multiple specimen preparation techniques (skeletons, spread wings, and round skins) and will be required to prepare 20 round skins to receive course credit. Students will be evaluated on the quality of their specimens and on their participation in an in-class debate surrounding the value of natural history collections.
When Offered Fall.
Fees Course fee: $20.
Comments Transportation to the Lab of Ornithology is necessary. There is a shuttle that runs about 4 times a day from campus to the Lab of Ornithology. Additionally, there are transportation options with TCAT buses.Outcomes
- Practice avian specimen preparation.
- Integrate examples of diverse uses of specimens to articulate the value of natural history collections.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
2 Credits Sat/Unsat(Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Class Number & Section Details
- Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
Instruction Mode: In Person
Class fee: $20. Enrollment limited to 8 students. Transportation to the Lab of Ornithology is necessary.
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