Environmental Science and Related Problems

Description

Presents and discusses basic scientific, health-related, ethical, economic, social and political aspects of environmental activities, policies/decisions. Studies the relationship of man to his environment; ecological principles, population dynamics, topics of current importance including air, water, and noise pollution; poisoning and toxicity, radiation, conservation and management of natural resources. Emphasizes the multidisciplinary nature of environmental problems and their potential solutions.

Prerequisites

Biology

Additional requirement for dual enrollment option:
Students may be required to have a passing score on a portion of the Virginia Placement Test (VPT), OR one SAT score of 500 or greater OR one ACT score of 21 or greater.


Semesters Offered & Schedule Format

Fall Semester
Academic Year Schedule: Basic Environmental Science
Block Schedule: Basic Environmental Science & Environmental Problems
Spring Semester
Academic Year Schedule: Environmental Problems
Block Schedule: Basic Environmental Science & Environmental Problems

VCCS Designation and College Credit

Course Codes

Instructor

Ms. Julie Reimer
e-mail: jreimer@hgs.k12.va.us

Course Web Sites Links

Environmental Science & Related Problems Home Page
Environmental Science & Related Problems Blackboard Web Site

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