Duration: Year (1.0)

Grades: 11-12  

Graduation: Required (PS)

Homework: 3

Fee: see Fee Chart 

Prerequisite: Chemistry  


This course is designed to study the earth as recorded by rocks, minerals, and geologic formations and the sky, including the earth’s atmosphere and space.  This course will focus on plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers, and the geological time scale as well as weather, wind, stars, moons, planets and galaxies.  This course may count as the third year of science, if taken in sequence for the full year.  It does not fulfill the Regent’s Scholarship requirements.