Health and Environment OpenCourseWare: The Open University's Free Undergraduate Course on Human Health and the Environment

Published Feb 06, 2009

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In the 'Health and Environment' OpenCourseWare, students can learn about the environment's impact on human health. The free undergraduate course is offered by The Open University and is great for anyone interested in the health sciences field.

Health and Environment: Course Specifics

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Health and Environment: Course Description

The OpenCourseWare 'Health and Environment' introduces students to the relationships that people have with the environment, physically and chemically. It examines the causes and effects of this relationship so students can understand the delicate balance humans need to take in order to protect the environment. Students can study the interactions that people have with other living organisms, such as animals and plants, known as ecology. The free course also provides information about pollution, population growth, habitats and changes in relative abundance of species. Students can also learn more about how people have changed ecosystems and caused the extinction of certain species. This OpenCourseWare is an introductory level undergraduate course that provides a detailed outline about environmental and health science topics. The course units can be completed in 12 hours.

This OpenCourseWare includes study materials. If you are interested in taking this free course, visit the environment and health course page.

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