SVN3M University/College Preparation
Environmental Science

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Science

Grade 11


1 Credit

4 Units, 24 learning activities

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge of and skills relating to environmental science that will help them succeed in life after secondary school. Students 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. Students will increase their scientific and environmental literacy and examine the interrelationships between science, the environment, and society in a variety of areas.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 Determining air quality

Learning Activity 2 Exploring health hazards of heavy metal pollutants


Learning Activity 3 Investigating the indoor environment

Learning Activity 4 Keeping our water safe

Learning Activity 5 Making positive changes

Learning Activity 6 Unit 1 Assessment