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Earth and Space Science I, Second Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

This course continues Earth and Space Science First Semester, with a focus on the planet Earth. Topics include earthquakes and continental drift; Earth's geologic history; life records in rock formations; the atmosphere, weather, and the hydrosphere; and human impact on the environment. Student comments: "I enjoyed the information on plate tectonics, land formations, and also erosion. I especially appreciated the emphasis placed on conservation and learning how the world works."

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

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One semester of high school Earth Science or equivalent recommended.

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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