Big Idea:Population ecologists study the factors that regulate population abundance and distribution. How might we develop a working knowledge of the central ideas of population ecology in order to assess the characteristics of a population?
Big Idea:The growing human population threatens the stability of Earth. How might we understand how human population growth and consumption patterns influence the environment in order to design more sustainable human development?
Big Idea:Mapmaking is an ancient tool that is making a comeback as a powerful data visualization tool. How might we apply new cartographic techniques from geographic information systems (GIS) to represent our community through a specific data lens?