Earth Science I 1.0 Credit

Students use the scientific method to solve problems, describe and compare scientific theories of the origins of the universe, identify the layers of the earth’s interior, distinguish formation of old and new mountains and rivers, describe the types of erosion its consequences, explain the hydrological cycle, understand the geological time frame, identify various fossil types, describe the earth/moon relationships, identify methods used to conserve renewable and non-renewable resources, and recognize how the earth sciences interact and reflect the advances in technology and society.