Earth Science

This is a laboratory course that integrates the study of the earth and our physical world and builds upon those concepts introduced in middle school science courses. The study of the earth will include an introduction to the science of the earth; properties and processes of its surface and interior including plate tectonics, volcanism, earthquakes, glaciation, mountain building, formation of rocks, minerals, and the structural basis of landforms, its history and our place in the universe. A study of atmospheric processes and weather elements will also be a part of this course.

Credits: 1.0 (0.5 per semester)
Estimated Completion Time: 2 semesters/18-32 weeks
 Honors Available
 Credit Acquisition
 Credit Recovery
 NCAA Approved

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