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Approx. 18 hours to complete
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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Lesson 1: Why Mountains Matter

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
1.2 Why do Mountains Matter?6m
1.3 Defining a Mountain11m
Tech Tip 01: Your Feet are Your Vehicle2m
3 readings
Instructional Staff10m
Your Mountain World Interactive Map - Lesson 110m
Course notes and recomended readings10m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Lesson 2: Origins

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
2.2 Current Theories of Mountain Building6m
2.3 Types of Mountains9m
2.4 Conclusion6m
Tech Tip 02: Dress for Success3m
2 readings
Your Mountain World Interactive Map - Lesson 210m
Course notes and recommended readings - Lesson 210m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Lesson 3: Climate

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
3.2 Local Climate Drivers5m
3.3 Alpine Environments7m
Tech Tip 03: What goes in your pack?4m
2 readings
Your Mountain World Interactive Map - Lesson 310m
Course notes and recomended readings - Lesson 310m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 330m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Lesson 4: Bodies at Altitude

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
4.2 Acclimatization12m
4.3 Adaptation of High-Altitude Peoples9m
Tech Tip 04: Stay Found - Preparation3m
2 readings
Your Mountain World Interactive Map - Lesson 410m
Course notes and recommended readings - Lesson 410m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 430m

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