CVHS Course Catalog (A-Z)

Earth Science

CSD Course Code:
  • Q1 - V3191
  • Q2 - V3202
  • Q3 - V3213
  • Q4 - V3224
USOE Course Code:
  •  8040000010

Students will learn about the materials which compose Earth, the rock cycle and types of rocks, Earth's resources, formation and movement of soil, glaciers, deserts, and alluvial landscapes, earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics, mountain building, and geologic time.  Topics including the ocean floor, seafloor sediments, waves, tides, and shoreline processes, characteristics of the atmosphere, precipitation, air pressure and wind, storms, climate, early astronomy, Earth-Moon-Sun interactions, and our Solar System are also presented. Laboratory concepts appear via video. Students explore careers in Earth Science and learn about key scientists.

Credits: 1.0