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Topic: Importance of Fieldwork
It provides students (and scientists) with a wide range of skills as they sometimes have to think “on the fly” that’s something that cannot be replicated in a controlled situation.
Fieldwork often requires teamwork; it enhances our ability to be part of a team, working together in sometimes inhospitable conditions.
It promotes a conceptual understanding of concepts by bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world.
- Fieldwork helps us learn to appreciate the world we live in as we see and investigate it through the eyes of the organisms being studied.