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Environmental Chemistry

EHS courtyard
Year long course 1.0 credit
Chemistry credit
Grade 10


General Description

Prerequisite: None

This course explores how chemical processes interact in Earth systems.  Students will use the science and engineering practices of the NGSS to understand the chemical processes that are essential to our planet’s complex nature.


  • Understanding Atoms & The Periodic Table
  • Investigating Chemical Reactions
  • Discovering Climate Change
  • Uncovering Ocean Acidification

Theory of Action

The goal of science education at EHS is to engage our students through student choice. Each course is designed to encourage scientific literacy and critical thinking through relevant topics and authentic experiences in the lab and classroom.