Prerequisite: 2 years of science
Grade Level: 11-12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1

Students will study the earth’s materials and the natural forces that make earth a dynamic planet. This course also addresses the role of geology in the contemporary world (i.e. energy exploration, economics of resources, and geological events.) Specific topics of study are minerals, rocks, volcanism, erosion, landforms, and historical principles of geology.