• Environmental Systems Science         

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    Instructor: Cathy Culver Phone: 480/420-8100           lorax                         

    Room: J209 E-mail: culver.cathy@cusd80.com

    Office Hours: Conference Period: Wed/Thurs             

                            Tues/Thurs 2:30-3:30PM & By Appointment

    Environmental Science is a year-long course designed to show thematic connections between a variety of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, and physics learned during K-10.  It gives students a coherent and realistic picture of the applications of a variety of scientific concepts as they manifest in our environment. Students will focus on earth systems, human population growth, natural resources, energy resources, pollution, and ecosystem dynamics.  The aim of this course is to increase students’ knowledge of the environmental challenges of today, while continuing to cultivate scientific critical thinking skills.

  • Google Classroom
    We will be using Google Classroom this year at Casteel High School.  Go to www.classroom.google.com.  Please log into Google Classroom using your school account (sID#@gse.cusd80.com).   Your initial password will be s + ID# + !  You will join my classroom during the beginning of the year. From there you will be able to access PowerPoints and assignments. There is also an app for Google Classroom which makes keeping up with the class easier to manage!
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Ess Book
  • Heithaus, M. R., & Arms, K. (2013). Environmental science. Orlando, FL: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.