Solve Real-World Challenges & Make an Impact on Society
Research the causes behind landslides in the Indonesian hillsides to inform people living in harm’s way. Find ways to increase coral survival in warming ocean waters in threatened coastlines around the world. Separate specific proteins in a laboratory to create a new medicine. Analyze the makeup of different metals to create a stronger vehicle door.
The field of natural science covers so many sciences at once, such as biology, chemistry, geology, math, physics, astronomy, and earth science, that it’s considered an interdisciplinary liberal arts program. This allows you to dive into many areas within the field of science to have an engaging and exciting career.
Natural Scientists look at our physical world and attempt to predict how different things in nature will behave in different situations. They look at natural hazards, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, forces of nature, manmade changes, such as pollution and plastic trash ocean vortexes, and many other aspects, to research, evaluate, analyze, and interpret the information they observe about the world. Become a detective of the earth to predict potential events, and in doing so, you can make society safer and keep the earth healthier.