Earth Science

Recommended Grade Level:  9

Labs Required:  30

Regents Credit:  Yes

Credit Earned:  1

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course meets every day for one period plus an additional period every other day for lab.  This course will follow the New York State Earth Science Syllabus, 1970 edition, composed of 14 topic areas.  Good math skills are required.  The following are the 14 topic areas to be covered:  Observation and Environment, The Changing Environment, Measuring the Earth, Earth Motions, Energy in Earth Processes, Insolation and the Earth's Surface, Energy Exchanges in the Atmosphere, Moisture and Energy Budgets and Environment Change, The erosional Process, The Depositional Process, The Formation of Rocks, The Dynamic Crust, Interpreting Geological History and Landscape, Development and Environmental Change.

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