Biological Science I Lab

Universitat Politècnica de València

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Biological Science I Lab

  • Host University

    Universitat Politècnica de València

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Biology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    1
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    *This lab is a component of the course Biological Science I

    Biology lab
    General Description:
    This is the lab component for the Biology Course. Lab experiences include measurements and analytical and preparative lab techniques, covering the different topics included in the theory lectures. The goal of the laboratory is to provide students with hands-on experience that will reinforce important concepts being taught in lectures. The laboratory provides students with a working knowledge of lecture topics with hands-on exercises that require technical expertise and critical thinking. The lab provides the student with a deeper understanding of biological concepts, gives an appreciation for how science is done, provides experiences with collecting data and helps develop technical writing and problem solving skills.
    Exercises in the laboratory will consist of reading assignments, laboratory exercises, group activities and exams.

    Evaluation:
    Lab Participation 25%
    Short Tests after Lab 50%
    Summary Reports 25%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.