Earth and Space Science - Grade 9

Earth and Space Science Grade 9
Two Semesters
One Credit Each Semester
This course is a graduation requirement.
Students in Grade 9 must sign up for this course.

This is a full year course which will develop skills and present information in the areas of Astronomy and Space Exploration, Atmospheric and Meteorological Science, Geology, and Seismology. Using mathematical and graphical analysis, computer simulations, and traditional research strategies, we will explore the stars, planets and galaxies, rocks and minerals, fossils, mountain building, and climate changes. With our seismometer we will monitor and study the movement of the planets and explore Earth’s changing surface. This class requires you to do several independent and group projects within these areas of study to pass the course. 

Students in grade 9 should sign up for Earth and Space Science A first semester.
Students in grade 9 should sign up for Earth and Space Science B second semester.