Course name: Environmental Science Course code: (SVN3M)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: SNC2D or SNC2P
Course description: Discover the world of environmental science. Explore the role of science in addressing contemporary environmental challenges, human health, agriculture, forestry, waste, and conservation of energy. Preview Course
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SVN3M Environmental Science Grade 11 online course
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Interested in taking this course? Please note:
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.
Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: SNC2D or SNC2P
Course description: Discover the world of environmental science. Explore the role of science in addressing contemporary environmental challenges, human health, agriculture, forestry, waste, and conservation of energy. Preview Course

Course Overview

This course provides you with the fundamental knowledge of and skills relating to environmental science that will help you succeed in life after secondary school. You will explore a range of topics, including the role of science in addressing contemporary environmental challenges; the impact of the environment on human health; sustainable agriculture and forestry; the reduction and management of waste; and the conservation of energy. You will increase your scientific and environmental literacy and examine the interrelationships between science, the environment, and society in a variety of areas.

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This course is designed for independent study.
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24 Lessons

1.1   Determining air quality

1.2   Exploring health hazards of heavy metal pollutants

1.3   Investigating the indoor environment

1.4   Keeping our water safe

1.5   Making positive changes

1.6   Assessment

2.1   Learning about pests and pesticides

2.2   Exploring soil - it’s not just dirt!

2.3   Investigating sustainable agricultural practices

2.4   Managing our Forests

2.5   Maintaining biodiversity in urban landscapes

2.6   Unit 2 Assessment

3.1   What is waste?

3.2   Exploring the base of the pyramid Landfills and incineration

3.3   Looking at the top of the pyramid The 3Rs

3.4   Learning about hard to manage waste

3.5   Looking to the future

3.6   Unit 3 Assessment

4.1   Exploring conventional methods of energy production

4.2   Investigating alternative methods of energy production

4.3   Measuring electrical energy consumption

4.4   Conserving and improving energy efficiency at home

4.5   Conserving and improving energy efficiency on the road

4.6   Assessment



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