Students will look at the systems that shape the earth, including plate tectonics, the rock cycle, erosion, and the atmosphere. This is the second course in a two-part Eighth-Grade Science series (GSCI 035 and GSCI 037).
Eighth-Grade Science, Part 1 (GSCI 35) or its equivalent is suggested, but not required
Course Outline: 
Unit 1: The Earth
Unit 2: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Unit 3: Earth's History
Unit 4: Rocks and Minerals
Unit 5: Weathering and Erosion
Unit 6: Earth's Atmospheric Systems