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Earth Science B

Course Description

 Earth science is a year long course, preparing students for college
courses and careers in geology, mineralology, oceanography, astronomy, meteorology, ecology, mining and environmental studies. This course provides students with a broad-based background and appreciation of their ever-changing planet and its place in the universe. Part B contains the following units:
Unit 1: Geologic History (Chapters 12, 13)
Unit 2: Oceanography (Chapters 14, 15, 16)
Unit 3: Meteorology (Chapters 17, 18, 19, 20)
Unit 4: Climate (Chapter 21)
Unit 5: Astronomy (Chapters 22, 23, 24, 25)
Text: Earth Science. Prentice Hall (2005)