Open Study College

      CIE Level 5 Diploma in Environmental Science

      Open Study College

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      Are you interested in learning about the environment? Then this course will teach you all you need to know about environmental science, from home!

      This course enables you to:

      Understand how to use information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Environmental Science

      -Look at energy management and life processes

      -Study the conservation of resources

      -Understand the effect of pollution on the environment

      -Investigate how the ocean was formed

      -Explore the different types of extreme environments

      -Define botany and understand what it is

      -Explain the evolutionary processes

      -Understand how humans can effect plants, in terms of breeding

      -Explore how animals function and look into zoology

      -Discover what Taxonomy and Phylogeny is and how to name species

      -Learn about Insects, reptiles, fish and birds

      -Study mammals and their different functions

      The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. 

      You will receive all of the course material through an online eLearning portal, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

      Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so.

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      What you'll learn on the course

      Self assessment
      Energy Management
      Medical training
      Communication Training
      Environmental Science

      Course programme

      Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Environmental Science

      • Types of ICT skills
      • Research techniques
      • Portfolio skills
      • Self-reflection
      • Tools and strategies
      • 4 Principles of self-assessment
      • Reflective writing

      Unit 2: Introduction to Environmental science

      • Research methods
      • Earth
      • Water and oxygen
      • Air
      • Hospitable temperature range
      • Endangered species
      • Hydrological cycle
      • Nitrogen cycle
      • Carbon Cycle
      • Conservation

      Unit 3: Energy Management and Life Processes

      • Adaption
      • Range of Tolerance
      • Species diversity
      • Population Dynamics
      • Aesthetic appeal
      • Atmosphere
      • Minerals
      • The element cycle

      Unit 4: Conservation of Resources

      • Energy consumption
      • Industrialised

      Unit 5: Pollution

      • Pollutants
      • Short—term
      • Long-term
      • Sources
      • Pathways
      • Sinks
      • Harmful emissions
      • Ionisation

      Unit 6: Ocean Formation

      • Marine environment
      • Geological processes
      • Planetesimals
      • Supernova explosion
      • Volcanic activity
      • Stages of formation
      • Marine processes

      Unit 7: Biological Evolution in the Oceans

      • Abundance
      • Essential elements
      • Fossils
      • Complex molecules
      • The surface of the Earth
      • Weather systems
      • Specialised bacteria

      Unit 8: Extreme Environments

      • Coral reefs
      • Animals and plants
      • Grazers
      • Mangroves
      • Polar Regions
      • Sand
      • The continental shelves

      Unit 9: Introduction to Botany

      • Plant life
      • Green organisms
      • World population
      • Human activity
      • Global warming
      • Preserving plants

      Unit 10: Vegetative Anatomy

      • Roots
      • Stems
      • Leaves
      • Structures
      • Functions
      • Growth

      Unit 11: Botanical Evolutionary Processes

      • Phenotype
      • Hormones
      • Mutation
      • Chromosomes

      Unit 12: Human Interaction with Plants

      • Plant breeding
      • Selecting plants
      • Food security
      • Domestication of plants
      • Landraces
      • History

      Unit 13: Introduction to Zoology

      • Diversity of life
      • How animals function
      • Modern evolutionary theory
      • Hereditary
      • Genes

      Unit 14: Taxonomy and Phylogeny

      • Grouping animals
      • 3 goals
      • Binomial nomenclature

      Unit 15: Insects, reptiles, fish and birds

      • Characteristics
      • Movement from water to land
      • Diverse lineage
      • Hesperornithiformes

      Unit 16: Mammals

      • Class Mammalia
      • Domesticated numerous mammals
      • Medical research

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