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Environmental Courses Learning Targets

Science, Environmental Courses

(EI) ALT 1 - Solutions

Designs, evaluates, and refines a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.

(EI) ALT 2 - Human Activity on Biodiversity

Creates or revises a simulation to test a solution to mitigate adverse impacts of human activity on biodiversity.

(ES) ALT 1 - Complex System Interaction

Demonstrates an understanding of how the components and processes of complex systems interact and influence each other

(ES) ALT 2 - Ecological Concepts

Demonstrates an understanding of how ecological concepts apply to specific environmental systems

(ES) ALT 3 - Atmospheric Concepts

Demonstrates an understanding of how earth and atmospheric science concepts apply to specific environmental systems

(ES) ALT 4 - Technology

Evaluates the positive and negative role of specific types of technology as they relate to environmental issues

(ES) ALT 5 - Conservation Strategies

Evaluates the positive and negative aspects of conservation strategies as they relate to environmental issues

(ES) ALT 6 - Summarizing

Demonstrates the ability to carry out and summarize in writing a formal scientific investigation

(ES) ALT 7 - Discussion

Demonstrates the ability to discuss environmental issues using accurate and appropriate background information