Sophia's Environmental Science course will help you develop an understanding of the scientific principles and processes that shape our environment, as well as the impact of human activities. You will apply knowledge of a wide range of environmental issues and policies in context, exploring topics such as natural resources, endangered species, pollution, and climate change. Full Description
3 semester credits
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Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model features multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Environmental Science course teaches you about human impacts on the natural world. You will apply knowledge of a wide range of environmental issues in context, exploring topics such as natural resources, endangered species, pollution, and climate change.
In Sophia's Environmental Science course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments, tied to the following learning outcomes:
Hi Kelcey— Congratulations on your successful course completion! For each lecture, there is one instructor's tutorial that is transcripted. However, we appreciate your feedback about providing more written instruction. If you take a future course with us, please feel free to reach out to the Learning Coach team, who is here to help whenever you need clarification about the material or assessment questions. Congratulations again on earning these credits!— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
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