Think back to your previous experiences and prior knowledge with respect to ecosystem function.
What do you find most interesting about ecology and ecosystems?
What has been your experience with ecology and ecosystems?
How do you think the experiences you have described so far have impacted your knowledge and perceptions about ecology and ecosystems?
How do you think learning about value determination within ecosystems will impact your future career in environmental science?
This week, consider the following 2 vocabulary terms:
Discuss the following questions related to the 2 vocabulary terms:
How do people use these terms?
What do these terms mean in everyday language to everyday people (i.e., people outside the environmental science field)? Use examples to help describe your thoughts.