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Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Prerequisite: Physical Science

Course Description: Environmental Science is intended to serve as an introduction to the basic environmental issues that face humankind today and to present an opportunity to explore these issues and formulate opinions. Environmental Science serves as an alternative for students wanting more application within a QSI science course.  The subject matter includes the complex interactions of earth’s living and nonliving resources found in units covering air, water, soil, and energy as well as biomes, biodiversity, and ecology.  Also explored is our impact on the planet with units on populations, cities, and waste, and finally, our attempts to deal with this impact with units on policy, economics, and urban planning.

Department: Science 

Teacher: Cari Ann VanDevelde

Credit: 1 Credit (10 Units) 

Length: 1 Year 

Grade Level(s): Secondary II, III, or IV 

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