New Course Credit : $650 (Comprehensive Course, 120 Hours)
Why did early explorers risk their lives to reach the North Pole? Why does our earth look so beautiful when seen from space? What is really down at the bottom of the ocean? Discovering new things about our earth has been the dream of scientists and explorers for centuries. Today, it is your turn to continue that journey of discovery.
Earth/Space Science is a laboratory course focusing on the study of space, and the geologic and atmospheric forces that shape our world. Through experimentation and investigation, students will explore the earth cycles including the geosphere, hydrosphere, crysosphere, atmosphere and the carbon cycle. Student will learn about scientific inquiry, geologic time, space exploration, the solar system and the universe. Students will use web 2.0 tools, interactive experiences, higher order thinking, collaborative projects, and real world application through labs and a variety of assessments. Upon completion of the course, students will have a clear understanding of the dynamic forces at work in the world around them, becoming better caretakers of our planet, Earth.