July 24-Aug 3 2017 (weekdays only) 9am-4:30pm
For ages 14-18. During this 8.5 day course students will assess the quality of our local environment to determine the extent and sources of pollution. Through lecture, laboratory activities, and hands on experience students will review the biological, chemical, hydrological, and ecological aspects of ecosystems and will explore the complexity of environmental problems. Topics of study include the hydrologic cycle, water pollution, air quality, soil pollution, increasing population, energy consumption, and worldwide solid waste disposal. Completion earns the student three undergraduate credits which work towards Lackawanna College's Environmental Science Degree and can be transferable. Class will be held at LCEEC and will use the 211-acre property as a living laboratory. Class is $300 per student. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register call Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center at 570-842-1506.