Earth and Space Science (ESS)
Recommended Grade Level: 11 & 12
Course Description: This is a hands on lab intensive class that gives students the opportunity to sample a variety of exciting science subjects such as Astronomy, Geology, and Meteorology.
This course is designed to have students observe our Earth, not as a collection of separate spheres, but rather as a dynamic system of interacting parts.
Topics Covered: Astronomy, Severe Weather, Geology, Plate tectonics, Earth Quakes, Volcanoes
Major Assignments: Design an experiment for the International space station, Creative space Project, Weekly labs