course takes you into the "History & Mystery of Mono Lake"
encompassing the early pioneers of the Mono Basin and the fragile
ecosystem of Mono Lake and its environment. It is a course for
historians, anthropologists, geologists, ornithologists, archaeologists,
and ecologists. This fascinating area within its volcanic
surroundings will be a valuable course for all classroom teachers in a
variety of subject areas. You will develop skills in teaching social
studies, natural history, geology, geography, water conservation, the
Mono lake ecosystem, Mono Basin's human history with emphasis on the
Native American Paiute (Kuzedika) Indians, wildlife, and recreation, the
Mono lake bird groups, and species, environmental influences, and Mono
Lakes environmental future. Choosing the travel option you can
experience the feel of the lake's briny water, stand on the edge of a
dormant volcano, and see the amazing tufa towers.