In this course, students will learn about the science behind recent natural disasters involving hurricanes, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Students will also learn about the structure of our atmosphere and how it makes life on earth possible. This is the first course in a two-part Earth Science series (EARTH 041 and EARTH 043).
Pre-algebra skills may be helpful.
Course Outline: 
1. Plate Tectonics
2. Earth's Geologic Systems
3. Earth's Energy Systems
4. Cumulative Review 1
5. Earth's Water Systems
6. Ocean Systems
7. The Atmosphere
8. Climate Systems
9. Cumulative Review 2