Environmental Science

Full Year


11, 12


Prerequisites Needed:

It is recommended students have completed these courses: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Prerequisites For: None

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

  1. T1: Obtain and evaluate information through accepted science and engineering practices.
  2. T2: Know, use, and interpret scientific concepts correctly and appropriately.
  3. T3: Recognize and apply crosscutting concepts as they appear in core scientific ideas as well as through time.
  4. T4: Employ appropriate literacy skills through writing, reading, and discourse in scientific and engineering contexts.

This is an NCAA-Certified Class

eAchieve Academy is an official NCAA-approved online instruction provider and this online Environmental Science class meets the NCAA core course requirements. To see the full list of NCAA-approved online high school courses offered by eAchieve Academy, visit the NCAA Eligibility Center (use school code #502388).