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Junior High Earth Science Classes


Earth Science

Jr. High – Grade Level 6-8 - two-semester course
Cost of class: $375/semester

PCLC (Westminster)

Instructor: Jennifer Morgan

Tuesdays: 1:00-2:30 p.m

Instructor: Terri Melton

Thursdays: 10:45-12:15 p.m.

1st Semester dates: PCLC-Sept. 15-Dec. 17th,  2nd Semester dates: Jan. 12-May 29

This class will cover material in the following areas: 

  • Stars and Planets
  • The Sun
  • Asteroids
  • Comets
  • Meteors
  • The Space Program
  • Weather
  • Minerals and Rocks
  • Fossils
  • Mountain Formation
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes
  • Erosion
  • Glaciers

 -and more!

 The class will meet for 90 minutes once a week. This course includes lecture, hands-on labs, homework assignments, quizzes and a science fair project.

Two textbook options are available for this course: Pick one (charters use Glencoe)

Space and Earth Science Student Text (3rd ed.)
by Terrance Egolf, Franklin Hall, Rachel Santopietro
ISBN: 978-1-59166-299-0
Publisher: BJU Press, 2005
Length: 928 pp. Format: softbound; 2 volumes


Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe – Student Edition
ISBN: 9780078746369
Publisher: Glencoe, 2008, Hardcover
Charter students must use the Glencoe textbook.

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