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About the Course

Mountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world. Specifically, we'll study the geological origins of mountains, how they’re built-up and worn-down over time; we’ll learn about their importance for biodiversity and water cycles, globally and locally; we’ll explore their cultural significance to societies around the globe, and how that relationship has evolved over time; and we’ll learn how mountains are used, how they’re protected, and how today they’re experiencing rapid change in a warming climate. At the end of each lesson, Mountains 101 will also provide learners with some smart tricks -- Tech Tips -- to safely enjoy time in the high alpine environment: from how to pick the best footwear for hiking to making smart decisions in avalanche terrain. We’ll be delivering your online lessons from valley bottoms to mountaintops, from museums and labs, to alpine huts and other spectacular alpine sites, and we’ll do so with the help of a whole host of experts. We invite you to join us for this online adventure! The mountains are calling......

Top reviews

LB
May 4, 2021

Entertaining and interesting subject. This course gives us a perfect overview of mountains' importance on our environment and their value to our lives as a human. Thank you for this incredible course.

SK
Dec 22, 2017

So interesting! So well made, every lesson is thought out the interactive mountain map was a joy to complete each time! Incredibly thoughtful and sensitive to every aspect that touches the mountains.

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By Ferne

Jun 25, 2021

Excellent !

By Anastasia L

Oct 18, 2020

I loved it!

By Umar N

May 15, 2020

Very useful

By Gunjan R

Apr 24, 2020

Nice course

By Sherry W W Q

Dec 27, 2020

nice music

By Kurt T

Apr 4, 2017

excellent.

By Crhistian C

Feb 12, 2017

Fantastic!

By PRANAVIYA S

Dec 10, 2020

Excellent

By Jisha

Jul 12, 2020

Excellent

By Ryan B

May 21, 2020

fantastic

By JOSE B M

Apr 29, 2019

Excellent

By Lati'f D

Nov 23, 2017

Excellent

By Charlie R

Aug 6, 2017

THANK YOU

By Marcelo R

Aug 30, 2021

Excelent

By Ivan S

Sep 23, 2017

Perfect!

By beverley c

Sep 28, 2020

AWESOME

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Apr 30, 2018

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By Carl R

Mar 29, 2017

awesome

By si h

Apr 20, 2018

GREAT

By sourov k

Jun 24, 2021

good

By marpaung s

Oct 23, 2020

good

By Yudho S

Sep 23, 2020

good

By Yovanny R

Sep 19, 2020

nice

By Minato N

Sep 19, 2020

Nice

By Mona A A

Jun 5, 2020

GOOD