2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Medicinal Botany in Fall: Leaves

Fall quarter

Faculty: Marja Eloheimo ethnobotany, environmental and cultural anthropology, plant studies

Fields of Study: botany, environmental studies and health

Fall: CRN (Credit) Level 10229 (4)  Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

Credits: 4(F)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


In this course, students gain an introduction to botanical, artistic, seasonal, and medicinal dimensions of leaves through exploring their functions and forms; drawing, pressing, and incorporating them into art; maintaining a nature journal of fall plant observations; cultivating plant identification skills in the field; considering harvest and processing of medicinal plants in fall; and discovering medicinal plants for the respiratory system. Activities include lectures, workshops, reading, seminar, and an individual project. This course is appropriate for students with interests in botany, environmental studies, health, and botanical medicine.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 3-5:30p Tue/Thu for 8 weeks

Schedule Details: class meets for 8 weeks

Required Fees: $35 for workshop supplies

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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