BIO/CDM 2650: Photographing Nature: Investigating Biodiversity and Conservation with Digital Photography
ABOUT THIS COURSE:
Do you enjoy nature and photography? Then this course may be just what you are looking for. This course introduces students to the use of digital photography to explore plant and animal species and their habitats. The course will begin with an introduction to digital photography, and then we travel to Costa Rica for 8 days where students will focus on a variety of organisms, learning to photograph them while exploring their biology. We will visit a variety of locations and learn about conservation efforts that are ongoing in Costa Rica. After studying species and their conservation concerns, students will complete a project that utilizes visual imagery to educate others about the value of and/or threats to biodiversity in Costa Rica.
C-SYM and FAR OR C-SYM Non-lab SCI
- Tentative travel dates: Jan. 14-22, 2020
Estimated cost: $2,250