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
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.
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.