Middle School Earth Science Self Paced (Grades 5-8)

Middle School Earth Science Self Paced (Grades 5-8)

Middle School Earth Science

Instructor: Collins

Self Paced Full Year Earth Science

In this course, we will tour Earth’s atmosphere and environment. Together we will learn about earth’s amazing landscapes, from deep tropical forests, hot deserts, cold glaciers, and everything in between. We will examine how climate always has changed and how humans are now in the process of completely transforming the earth’s future climate. After taking this course, you will have a better understanding of how the earth around you works, including why the weather is like it is where you live, why you see (or don’t see) mountain ranges from your window, or wake up in the middle of the night from earthquakes.

Topics:

Earth Layers

Plate Tectonics

Rocks/Minerals

Earth Weathering Methods

Atmosphere

Weather Systems

Severe Weather

Wind Currents

Water Cycle

Solar System

This course will be 50% lab and 50% curriculum. Students are expected to take notes in a spiral notebook, and add diagrams of various cycles. This course features lots of Earth Science themed crafts, at home experiments, and sketching. Students will work on 5-7 assignments in Google Classroom each week uploading video responses or images of completed assignments for credit. Online assessments will be provided with immediate grading. 

Curriculum: The curriculum will be a combination of McMillian, Glencoe, and Holt resources. 

Full Year Tuition: $199




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