Grade 12 - Science

Environmental Science A - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)

This one-semester course is intended to introduce you to the concepts and processes of environmental science. This course has 13 lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. In Environmental Science, Semester A, you will learn about the importance of environmental science as an interdisciplinary field. You will describe abiotic and biotic factors of an ecosystem. You will describe the importance of biodiversity for the survival of organisms and the importance of the food chain and the food web in the ecosystem. You will learn about ecological interactions and succession. You will describe the effects of climate change and different types of adaptation. Further, you will describe the steps of the water cycle, and how carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorous cycle in the global environment.