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Earth and Space Science I, First Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

This course introduces students to earth science and investigates two basic areas: geology and physical geography. Topics include minerals, rocks, weathering, soils, water, deserts, winds, glaciers, earthquakes, volcanoes, Earth's resources, and processes of Earth's crust.

The course is designed for first year of high school or higher.

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Required Materials

The following text is required for this course:

Tarbuck and Lutgens. Earth Science. Pearson Education, 2011. ISBN 978-0-13-316393-3

The following CD-ROM is optional but highly recommended:

GEODe Key Concepts CD-ROM. Pearson Education, 2006. ISBN 0-13-125906-7

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