Earth Science is the study of Earth and its place in outer space. Students will be introduced to the following branches involved in the study of Earth Science: Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology, and Oceanography. In addition, students will apply scienctific investigation to the solving of problems and will work with methods utilized in the process of scientific theory and measurement. Through lectures, discussions, lab investigations, and a variety of additional activities students will learn the organization of Earth, its structure, formation, and unstable components. Finally, students will focus their attention the history of the Earth, its atmosphere, weather, climate, resources, and environment.
Monday, September 1, 2014