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Environmental Science - SVN3E

ILC Course Code: SVN3E-A

Grade 11, Workplace Preparation, 1.0 credit

Science (SNC1P-B) or
Grade 9 Science, Academic (SNC1D) or
Grade 9 or 10 locally developed compulsory credit (LDCC) course in Science

Course Description

This course provides you with the fundamental knowledge of and skills relating to environmental science that will help you succeed in work and life after secondary school. You will explore a range of topics, including the impact of human activities on the environment; human health and the environment; energy conservation; resource science and management; and safety and environmental responsibility in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on relevant, practical applications and current topics in environmental science, with attention to the refinement of your literacy and mathematical literacy skills as well as the development of your scientific and environmental literacy.

Online Submission

Option to submit course work online is available, using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Unit 1: Human Impact on the Environment

Lesson 1 - Biodiversity

Lesson 2 - Water Quality

Lesson 3 - Soil Quality

Lesson 4 - Air Quality

Unit 2: Human Health and the Environment

Lesson 5 - Environmental Contaminants and the Human Body

Lesson 6 - Protecting Yourself

Lesson 7 - Whose Health?

Lesson 8 - From Carbon Footprints to Environmental Events

Unit 3: Energy Conservation

Lesson 9 - Producing Energy

Lesson 10 - Renewable Energy Production: The Latest Trends

Lesson 11 - Conserving Energy at Home: Changing Behaviour

Lesson 12 - Conserving Energy at Home: Energy-Saving Features

Unit 4: Natural Resource Science and Management

Lesson 13 - Natural Resources in Canada

Lesson 14 - Viability and Sustainability

Lesson 15 - Monitoring Biodiversity

Lesson 16 - More on Human Impact: Invasive Species, Bioamplification, and Global Warming

Unit 5: The Safe and Environmentally Responsible Workplace

Lesson 17 - Safety in the Workplace

Lesson 18 - WHMIS and HHPS

Lesson 19 - Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

Lesson 20 - Waste Reduction in the Workplace

This is the English version of the course.

This course is not currently available in French. Please check back often for new course releases.