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Environmental Science

Environmental Science

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

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  • 5 quarter credits at Walden University
  • Walden University Equivalency: MNTR - Math and Natural Science General Education Requirement
  • Category: Math and Science

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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:

  • Describe Environmental Science
  • Apply Principles of Earth Science, Ecology, and Conservation
  • Articulate Impacts of Development, Agriculture, and Waste
  • Analyze Environmental Issues, Policies, and Solutions

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150 Student Reviews
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by Orlondo C. on May 21, 2019
Challenging and informative. Really enjoyed the format of the class looking forward to the next class.
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by Kerry-Ann G. on May 20, 2019
You must pay attention in this class.. Alot of the questions are tricky overall i passed onto the next!
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by Ericka G. on May 10, 2019
I learned so much. It was extremely informative
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by Jennifer R. on May 5, 2019
Great course that applies science to real world current issues and helps make the concepts easily understood. I really like the option of different teachers to find one that suits each person's style of learning.
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by Christina H. on May 4, 2019
I enjoyed my first Sophia course and learned a lot about Environmental Science. The course content and learning methods enabled me to learn in a method best situated for me. I will use my knowledge to improve my conservation of resources and try to positively impact the community where I live, and ultimately the world.
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by Asad R. on May 2, 2019
Quick, easy and highly informative.
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by SIDNEY O. on April 30, 2019
The milestone testing questions did not adequately reflect the course materials.
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by stephanie m. on April 30, 2019
This course was very easy to understand

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  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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