HORT1901: The Ten Plants that Changed Minnesota

3 CreditsFreshman SeminarEnvironmentIntellectual CommunityLiterature

This course will focus on the impact of the ten plants that have made the most difference in Minnesota. These plants changed the history of the state and had a major impact on the economy, culture, health, food, arts, and the environment. The weekly class will include student-led environmental discussions, guest lectures, and independent and small-group research that will result in written communications and website information especially related to the ten plants and their environmental impact in Minnesota. Students will be provided with transportation for four or five classes from the Minneapolis campus to the Arboretum, which will leave at approximately 5:00 p.m. from the Minneapolis Student Center. A portion of the class at the Arboretum will be learning about the Arboretum and its role in public education and the university.

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