$100 FEE IS A REFUNDABLE BOOK DEPOSIT. Intended for students who have not yet graduated and are under age 19 on July 1 of this year. The course investigates all four spheres of the environment: atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Students will learn how the earth functions and that it can be both a benefit and a danger to humans. Students will learn the impact of human activity on the natural environment such as: climate change, acid rain, species loss, desertification and ocean acidification. Lastly, students will investigate sustainability and learn how to become better environmental and resource efficient inhabitants of the world.