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The natural sciences deal with the understanding of natural phenomena through observations and predictions. The scientific method and the laws of nature may be covered. Natural science branches include areas such as physics and biology, and there are many more.

South America is the fourth largest continent. It is divided politically into 12 independent countries. South America is home to the majestic Andes mountain range and the mysterious Amazon River. The world's largest rain forest, with millions of species of exotic animals, is also found in South America.

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UniEVANGÉLICA

At the end of the module, the students should be able to: Understand the role of nature and society issues in shaping Brazilian History.
 Have acquired basic knowledge ab ... [+]

Course - Environmental Story and Nature in Brazil

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At the end of the module, the students should be able to:


Understand the role of nature and society issues in shaping Brazilian History.
 Have acquired basic knowledge about the different Brazilian ecosystems. Understand the basic characteristics about Brazilian Savannas and Rainforest, and recognize the differences between them.
 Understand how different natural and demographic factors may shape the History of forest devastation.
 Understand the concept of sustainable development and the different ways through which it may be accomplished.
 Understand the processes that may drive development policies to cause environmental conflicts and how these conflicts may be dealt with both from preventive and restorative perspectives. Understand the interactions between Health and Environment in tropical settings. Understand the specific Health issues affecting riverside populations living near the riverside in the Amazon. ... [-]
Brazil Ipameri
March 2020
3 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and bi ... [+]

Overview

There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and biologically diverse island locations. It’s here that you will get hands-on experience studying topics such as Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Ecology, and Sociology. This direct enrollment program is organized through the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS), a remote campus of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) located on the island of San Cristóbal. Before you head to the Galápagos, the program will begin with a month in Quito, where you participate in an orientation, a course at USFQ Cumbayá campus, and course-related excursions. The remaining months are spent on San Cristóbal in the Galápagos Islands. Additional course-related excursions allow you to spend time in other locations, based on your course enrollment. Choose from courses in three tracks:... [-]

Ecuador Puerto Ayora
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Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Universidad Católica del Norte

A significant learning experience in the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, including qualit ... [+]

Spanish, Astronomy, Geology and Mining Economy in the North of Chile

Atacama Immersion Chile By Universidad Católica del Norte

Immerse yourself in the driest desert on the planet to experience an amazing learning and travel adventure, through our programs aimed at students or amateurs who want to learn more about Astronomy, Archaeology, Geology among other sciences.

Place: Antofagasta Region, north of Chile Beginning date: Every month Duration: 15 days or 30 days Credits: if required Description

A significant learning experience in the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, including quality academic learning, activities in the field inserted in the midst of desert landscapes, where visitors can enjoy, share and exchange experiences.... [-]

Chile Antofagasta Region
Open Enrollment
Full-time
15 - 30 days
Campus
Universidad Católica del Norte

A significant learning experience in the marvelous region of Coquimbo, a cultural and magic place. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, includ ... [+]

Spanish, Sea Sciences and Business in Coquimbo

Atacama Immersion Chile By Universidad Católica del Norte

Place: Coquimbo Region in the Center of Chile

A region that surprises its visitors with wonderful places like Elqui Valley, the famous valley where the Chilean Pisco is produced. An important scene of astronomical observatories thanks to the clearness of its skies. Magnificent coasts with marine biodiversity ideal for the study of sea sciences. Coquimbo is the region where the Literature Nobel Prize Gabriela Mistral was born, its work, childhood and history are in these beautiful lands.

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A significant learning experience in the marvelous region of Coquimbo, a cultural and magic place. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, including quality academic learning, activities in field inserted in the landscapes surrounded by beaches, where visitors can enjoy, share and exchange experiences.... [-]

Chile Coquimbo
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 4 weeks
Campus