After School Program
Research Methods in Conservation Biology - Science Research Course
May 2, 2016 - June 13, 2016
Uncover the different causes of species extinction and how the environment is changed over time by human activity. Examine aspects of population biology, conservation genetics, and evolutionary concepts used by museum scientists to tackle some of the key issues facing conservation biologists today. Develop a deeper appreciation for the principles and techniques of conservation biology and discover how you can help curb the 6th Great Extinction.
This course is a pre-requisite for the Museum’s Science Research Mentoring Program (SRMP) in the Life Sciences track.
Meeting Times: Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Meeting Dates: 5/2, 5/4, 5/9, 5/11, 5/16, 5/18, 5/23, 5/25, 6/1, 6/6, 6/8, 6/13