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SCI1901 Science Fundamentals

Short Description: Science Fundamentals
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 019999 - Natural and Physical Sciences
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 22 February 2019

Synopsis

This course provides an introduction to science as a process of inquiry and to key areas of science that underpin many of the disciplines of science and technology. The course examines energy and forces, physical and chemical properties of materials, the shaping of the earth and the properties of its rocks and minerals, evolution of living things and their characteristics, structure and function of the human body, human impacts on ecosystems and landscapes and the concept of sustainability. The course is aimed primarily at students with little prior knowledge of science, who seek increased knowledge and skills in science, to assist in professional accreditation and personal development.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 Online