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227
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92
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270
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305
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460
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110
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256
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282
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61
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79
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263
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188
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402
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415
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19
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51
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78
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95
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45
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ELECTIVE 1 Student Success
New
Student Success
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153
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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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  • 3 semester credits at Wilmington University
  • Wilmington University Equivalency: SCI 310: Environmental Science
  • 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

Reviews

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157 Student Reviews
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by Christina Z. on June 12, 2019
I loved this course, the material presented was fascinating.
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by Samantha S. on June 11, 2019
Incredibly informative!
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by Marcus L. on June 6, 2019
Hard
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by Shelley C. on June 2, 2019
Great class! I am a home gardener and future self-sustainable homesteader, and the information learned in this class was consistent with what I have learned in my research. loved it!
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by Alicia F. on June 2, 2019
Loved the ease of the flow of this course !
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by BRANDIE T. on May 31, 2019
The questions on the quizzes were often confusing, meaning the answers were hard to find in the learning material. It was a good class if you need a science credits.
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by MALCOLM W. on May 26, 2019
This was a good course. I had some spare time and was able to move through it pretty quick. It had a lot of good information and really makes me think more about being a better steward of our environment. I really like the Sophia format and that it allows you to work at your desired pace.
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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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  • 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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