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Environmental Science Class for Online High School

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Environmental Science

Description:

This course serves as an introduction to and covers broad aspects of environmental science and environmental studies. Environmental Science is a multidisciplinary field that draws from all the sciences in addition to other fields. This course will help students better understand the relationship between humans and the world in which we live, including environmental impact of population growth on natural resources; mineral and resource extraction; water resource uses; and renewable and non-renewable sources for power generation. The course will evaluate natural environmental processes, as well as human impacts to these processes.

Learning Targets:

T1: Obtain and evaluate information through accepted science and engineering practices.

T2: Know, use, and interpret scientific concepts correctly and appropriately.

T3: Recognize and apply crosscutting concepts as they appear in core scientific ideas as well as through time.

T4: Employ appropriate literacy skills through writing, reading, and discourse in scientific and engineering contexts.

Prerequisites:

It is recommended students have completed these courses:

Biology  Chemistry  Physics

Length:

Full Year

Grade Level:

11th Grade  12th Grade

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