Foundational Field Skills for Earth and Environmental Sciences

Free online course combining instructional demonstrations and scaffolded learning activities in New Zealand’s stunning outdoors. Join UCx on edX to enrol! 

Title: Foundational Field Skills for Earch and Environmental Sciences
Instructor: Dr Samuel Hampton, Dr Kate PedleyAssociate Professor Darren Gravley 
Start Date: Enrol now
Price: Free 

What you will learn:

  • Develop and execute fundamental field skills and techniques in the earth and environmental sciences.
  • Familiarize with and perform core navigation skills.
  • Develop techniques to make effective scientific observations in the field.
  • Distinguish between what is an 'observation' and an 'interpretation'.
  • Execute systematic notetaking of scientific field observations and data collection.
  • Build your ability to draft field sketches to match what you see in the field.