Dartmouth College

Population, Food, and Soil

This course is part of Introduction to Environmental Science Specialization

Taught in English

Andy Friedland

Instructor: Andy Friedland

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module explores the global population trends, how and why population changes, and concepts related to population numbers including growth rate, doubling time, crude birth and date rates etc.

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4 videos13 readings1 quiz8 discussion prompts

This module explores the global population dynamics.

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3 videos4 readings1 quiz4 discussion prompts

This module deals with the major environmental issues related to global human nutrition, some common practices of modern, industrial agriculture and the potential environmental costs associated with each practice. It also explores sustainable farming practices.

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4 videos5 readings1 quiz5 discussion prompts

This module explores the role of soils in ecosystems, soil horizons, and soil-forming processes. Through a video, you will learn about the soils of a particular landscape and learn about various soil-forming processes.

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4 videos5 readings1 quiz6 discussion prompts

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Andy Friedland
Dartmouth College
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