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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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University of California, Santa Cruz

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Drivers of Statewide Patterns

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 149 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Biodiversity16m
Geomorphology and Soils24m
Climate Transect12m
California's Climate23m
Population and Land Use22m
Forestry22m
Agriculture12m
Urban11m
1 reading
Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Statewide Patterns30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Marine Systems

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 98 min)
9 videos
Younger Lagoon Dunes12m
Beaches8m
Animal Tracking9m
Estuaries12m
Oceanography16m
Intertidal11m
Kelp Forests6m
Offshore14m
1 practice exercise
Marine Systems30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Mountains, Lakes, & Deserts

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 93 min)
9 videos
Fire21m
Subalpine13m
Strip Bark1m
Alpine8m
Lundy Lake6m
Lake Tahoe6m
Mono Lake9m
Deserts14m
1 practice exercise
Mountains, Lakes, & Deserts30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Lowland Systems

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 111 min)
8 videos
Grasslands11m
Jasper Ridge Chaparral5m
Fort Ord Chaparral30m
Coastal Sage6m
Oak Woodlands14m
Range19m
Northcoast Forests11m
1 practice exercise
Lowland Systems30m

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