Course title

Environmental Science



Course description

This course surveys key topic areas including the application of scientific process to environmental analysis; ecology; energy flow; ecological structures; earth systems; and atmospheric, land, and water science. Topics also include the management of natural resources and analysis of private and governmental decisions involving the environment. Students explore actual case studies and conduct five hands-on, unit-long research activities, learning that political and private decisions about the environment and the use of resources require accurate application of scientific processes, including proper data collection and responsible conclusions. Course Length: Two Semesters Credit: 1.0 Prerequisites: Biology

School country

United States

School state


High school

Texas Virtual Academy

School / district Address

Texas Virtual Academy at Hallsville 1825 Lakeway Drive, Suite 400 Lewisville, TX

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • LINT
  • Integrated science

Approved date

Online / Virtual