code NC263
credit_hours 3
title Environmental Science and Technology
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prequisites None
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course is designed to raise the level of environmental awareness of the students, and provide them with the necessary knowledge, capabilities, and attitude. This will enable them to deal more positively with environmental resources and their components, through learning about the diversity and complexity within the environment and the changes and transformations that occur through human activities.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives 1. Define Biosphere, Ecosystem, Pollution, Environmental Resources, Environmental Risk
2. Recognize the human impact on environmental resources
3. Differentiate between developed and developing countries
4. Differentiate between non-renewable and renewable energies
5. Review The disturbance in environmental cycle
6. Understand the interaction between the components of the ecosystem
7. Draw conclusions about the equilibrium of environmental systems
arabic objectives
ref. books 1. International Committee for Environment and Development, Our Common future, Translation by Mohamed Kamel Arif and Alam Al Marif.
2. Tolba, KK., Saving Our Planet, Challenges and Hopes, Centre for Arab Unity Studies, Beirut (Arabic).
3. Brown, Lester R, et al., The State of the World, World Watch Inst.
arabic ref. books
textbook Cheryl Simon and Ruth S. De Fries, ONE EARTH, ONE FUTURE– OUR CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT (in Arabic), International Pub and Dis. House. Translation by Sayed Ramadan
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