Tuesdays, August 16– May 16
Our classes are designed so that you can place your students based on ability and interest, not age.
Jr. Lab Rats
Upper Elementary-Middle School Level
Class Schedule/Hours: Tuesdays, August 16– May 16, 10:00-10:45 AM
Student Text- Science Explorer, Earth Science (2005) (2007)
ISBN: 0131901168 ISBN13: 9780131901162
The Rat Pack
Class Schedule/Hours: Tuesdays, August 16– May 16, 10:45 AM – Noon
Lab Hours Qualifying for High School Credit: 70
Student Edition- "Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe”
Middle School- High School Level
Class Schedule/Hours: Tuesdays, August 16– May 16, Noon-1:30 PM,
Class Hours Qualifying for High School for Credit: 130
Course Description (For Lab Rats Level)
Earth Science is designed to continue student investigations into connections among Earth’s characteristics and systems throughout history and the universe. Students will study varying characteristics, time periods and systems of Earth and our universe, including the nature of science, mapping, matter and change, minerals, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, weathering, erosion, soil, mass movements, wind, glaciers, surface and groundwater, atmosphere, meteorology, the nature of storms, climate, oceans, the marine environment, plate tectonics, volcanism, earthquakes, mountains, fossils and the rock record, Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras, natural and energy resources, human impact on resources, the Sun-Earth-Moon system, the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the universe. This course develops explanations of phenomena fundamental to the sciences of geology, physical geography, early Earth history, landform evolution, the geological record, weather, climate, and the history of life on Earth.
Student Text- "Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe”
Study Guide for Content Mastery, Student Edition-"Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe”
Applicable High School Credit Hours For Lab Rats Level Class and Lab: 1
We offer an online options for both our Junior Lab Rats and Lab Rats classes.