Earth and Space Science Course Description:
Length/Credits: 2 semesters – 2 credits
Open to: Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Earth and Space Science I is a laboratory-based course that investigates the earth’s lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and its celestial environment.
This course stresses the energy at work in forming and modifying earth materials, landforms and continents through geological time.
Students acquire solid foundation in the areas of astronomy, geology, meteorology and oceanography.
Students gain an understanding of the history of the developments of earth and space science and available career opportunities.