Environmental Science

Visit Our Water Resources & the Underwater World

See How Food Webs Link the Living World

Practice Data Collection & Analysis

Study the Sun's Affect on Climate

Interact with the Map, See the Land Biomes

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Environmental Science


Environmental Science is the study of how human life on Earth is dependent on a healthy ecosystem. This course introduces students to the Earth’s systems and resources, and studies energy resources and consumption.

Course syllabus includes:

  • Earth Systems
  • Earth Resources
  • Living World
  • Ecosystems
  • Food Chain
  • Population
  • Land Use
  • Water Use
  • Energy Resources
  • Energy Consumption
  • Pollution
  • Toxins
  • Human Health
  • Public Health
  • Global Change
  • Ecology and Theories
  • Data Skills
  • Scientific Process
  • Virtual Science Labs
  • Analyzing Data
  • Examining Solutions
  • Virtual Field Trips

Virtual field trips enable students to put their new knowledge to use in real-life applications.

Virtual Field Trips include:

  • Zoo
  • Water Reservoir
  • Rainforest
  • Recycling Plant
  • Desalination Plant
  • Solar Energy Applications
  • Wind Power Farm
  • Biotechnology Lab
  • Modern Farms
  • Commercial Fisheries
  • Certified Organic Farms

Students critically examine various solutions to ecological risks by thorough analysis of facts and trends, using statistics and data charts.

Virtual Labs include:

  • Weather Prediction
  • Effect of Sun and Moon on Currents
  • Atmospheric Movement
  • Using Topographic Maps
  • Understanding Satellite Images
  • Population Mobility
  • Incidence of Cancer
  • World Flu Data
  • Earthquakes in Action
  • Forest Area – Facts and Trends
  • Fish Mercury Levels – Factors of Influence
  • Impact of Water Conservation
  • Solar Energy Powered Car