Environmental Science is the objective study of how the natural world works, how our environment affects us, and how we affect our environment. Environmental science describes how Earth’s systems function and how we influence these systems, giving us a big-picture understanding of the world and our place within it. Studying environmental science helps us comprehend the problems we create, and it illuminates ways to fix those problems. This course will help you learn to make decisions based on data and evidence, a hallmark of citizens who are scientifically literate. Replacement costs for items lost or broken by the student will be charged.