Earth Science


    Length of Course: One Year (Lab Science)

    Credit: 1.0 Credit Grade Placement: 11, 12

    Prerequisites: Biology and Physical Science or DC recommendation.

    State Code: 03001A000

    Course Description: Earth Science will provide students with a foundational understanding of the earth’s composition, structure, history, and place in the universe. This course will introduce students to topics such as: geology, weather, oceanography, and astronomy. Concepts will be developed using a variety of instructional methods including: lecture, demonstration, discussion, laboratory, projects, and class readings. Laboratory investigations will be utilized to demonstrate and illustrate concepts being discussed. This course will emphasize problem solving skills and data analysis.