BIOL 318 - Bioremediation

Bioremediation -  BIOL 318

Class Meeting: Wednesday 1100 - 1300

Catalog Description

An emphasis on genetically engineered organisms that affect the environment. Bioremediation; pesticide and their effects on non-target organisms; genetically modified crops; phytoremediation of mercury and other organic pollutants; ethical perspective.

Course Objectives

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO’s)

Knowledge and understanding:

    K1-Identify the different types of pollutants

    K2-Classify Toxicity of contaminants

    K3-Define and describe the bioremediation and phytoremediation

Intellectual abilities:

    I1-Differentiate between the Ex-situ bioremediation  and In-situ bioremediation

    I2-Evaluate the roles of organisms in  bioremediation

Professional and Practical competencies:

    P1- Practicing in collecting information about bioremediation strategies

    P2- Practicing in presenting information about the uses of organisms in  bioremediation

General and Transferable Skills:

    S1-Communicate ideas effectively

    S3-Deal with scientific material in English

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