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Middle School Earth Science  

PRICE: $600 per semester including all materials. 

The class will meet with both in-person and live, via Zoom simultaneously.


Our topics will include:

Astronomy (study of outer space)

Geology (study of rocks, earthquakes, volcanoes, and plate tectonics)

Meteorology (study of the atmosphere, climate, and climate change)

Ecology, Environmental science

Oceanography (study of the oceans and water systems).


This year-long course will use hands-on experimentation, activities, and direct instruction. Students will learn the ‘how’ and ‘why’, not just the ‘what’ of science and will be shown how Earth Science is relevant in our everyday life. 


Book: We have several copies available to lend to students who would prefer that over the digital book (available below)
Holt Earth Science

ISBN 10: 0554005395  

ISBN 13: 9780554005393


You can access chapters of the book digitally below:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth Science

Chapter 2: Earth as a System

Chapter 3: Models of the Earth

Chapter 4: Earth Chemistry

Chapter 5: Minerals of Earth's Crust

Chapter 6: Rocks

Chapter 10: Plate Tectonics

Chapter 12: Earthquakes

Chapter 13: Volcanoes

Chapter 14: Weathering and Erosion

Chapter 15: River Systems

Chapter 16: Groundwater