2022-2023
Course Offerings

Earth Science

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

Class Text:

Student Text- Science Explorer, Earth Science (2005) (2007)
Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0131901168              ISBN13:  9780131901162

The Rat Pack

Combined Levels

Class Schedule/Hours:  Tuesdays, August 16– May 16, 10:45 AM – Noon

Lab Hours Qualifying for High School Credit:  70
Laboratory Manual:
Student Edition- "Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe” 
McGraw Hill/Glencoe
ISBN:  978-0-07-661276-5

Lab Rats

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.

 

Class Text:

Student Text-  "Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe”  
McGraw Hill/Glencoe  
ISBN: 1259140687

 

Additional Resources:

Study Guide for Content Mastery, Student Edition-"Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe”
McGraw Hill/Glencoe                                                                                                                             
ISBN: 0-07-824565-6

Applicable High School Credit Hours For Lab Rats Level Class and Lab:  1

**Lab Rats- Click to learn about joining our Spanish II Class with Jackie Martin from 9:30-10:30**
 

 

Cyber Rats
We offer an online options for both our Junior Lab Rats and Lab Rats classes.

 

 

 

 

 

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