Environmental Science 20


Course Description

Students will learn how to examine local and global environmental issues such as climate change, water, soil, and air quality, urbanization, bioresource management, waste handling and disposal, land-use planning, and the impacts of agriculture and industry on the environment from scientific and Indigenous knowledge perspectives. Students will examine the role of environmental policies and ethics on decision making, and will investigate environmental science related careers. Student directed studies will lead to the development of environmental action plans.



Units of Study

  • What is Environmental Science?
  • Climate Change
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Aquatic Ecosystems


Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

None

Obtained by Student

None


Suggested Career Pathways

  • Biologist
  • Botanist
  • Controller
  • Environmental Consultant

Pre-requisite

Science 10

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous

Exams

This course requires a midterm and a final exam to be supervised by a proctor

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