ENV 305 No Audit
Topics in Environmental Studies - Hormonally Active Pollutants
Sample reading list:
Blumberg, The fungicide triflumazole is an environmental obseogen
Cohn, Exposure to DDT increases the risk of breast cancer
Gray, Phthalates interfere with male sexual development
Hauser, BPA exposure decreases fertility in humans
Hayes, The herbicide atrazine feminizes male frogs in the wild
Nagel, Hormonal activities of chemicals used in hydraulic fracking
See instructor for complete list
Following each week's introductory lecture, students will read an original research paper, submit a 1-2 page summary of the paper, and discuss the work and its significance in class. Students will also submit and briefly present coverage of topics from the popular press each week. Students will prepare a final paper on a topic chosen in consultation with the professor.
Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 35%
Not Open to Freshmen.
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