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Earth and Space Science is a study of our dynamic planet. This one semester course covers the study of Geology, and Astronomy. Geology includes the study of rocks, minerals, earth’s history, volcanism, plate tectonics, and earthquakes. Astronomy is the study of the universe. Topics in this unit include life cycle of stars, constellations, galaxies and space exploration.

Biology is the study of living organisms. This course examines the structures and functions of living things. Topics studied include the cell, biochemistry, DNA, genetics, genetic engineering, classification, evolution, and ecology. Laboratory work is an essential component of the class.

Rita Childs

Earth & Space Systems
Science and Engineering
Physical Science - Chemistry