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Number:SC219
Name:Environmental Science
Description:The theme stressed throughout this course is that all systems involving life depend on maintaining balances. Topics investigated include population, land use, and energy policies; resource depletion; pests and pest control; and disposal of domestic and industrial wastes.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to: Demonstrate the scientific method. Diagram the processes of photosynthesis and respiration. Explain the flow of energy and nutrients through an ecosystem. Discuss the value of biodiversity. Summarize the sustainability and environmental impacts of agriculture. Summarize the sustainability, value and environmental impacts related to forest resources. Summarize the sustainability, value and environmental impacts related to freshwater resources. Summarize the environmental impacts of global climate change.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (LOOSELEAF) 9781259298394 ENGER 14TH 16 MCG Kahl $150 $120 $0
S 2017 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (LOOSELEAF) 9781259298394 ENGER 14TH 16 MCG Kahl $150 $120 $0
S 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 9780073532554 ENGER 14TH 16 MCG Kahl $194 $0 $0
S 2016 (none) 9781259293597 N/A Kahl $0 $0 $0
S 2015 (none) Freed $0 $0 $0
S 2014 ENVIRONMENT:SCIENCE...-TEXT 9780321715340 WITHGOTT 4TH 11 Ravis $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Environment : Science... - Text Only 978-0-321-71534-0 Withgott, Jay H. / B 4TH 11 Benjamin-Cummings Publish Ravis $164 $123 $0
S 2011 ENVIRONMENT 0-321-71534-9 WITHGOTT 4 PEARSON EDU Ravis $148 $111
S 2011 ENVIRONMENT 0-321-71534-9 WITHGOTT 4 PEARSON EDU Ravis $148 $111
S 2010 ENVIRONMENT (W/CD) 0-8053-8203-8 WITHGOTT 2 BENJ Ravis $125 $94
S 2009 ENVIRONMENT (W/CD) 0-8053-8203-8 WITHGOTT 2 PEARSON EDUCATION Ravis $125 $58