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Offered: Grade 9
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: None
Type of Credit: Science

This course provides a study of the interaction and organization of matter and energy in the solar system and the universe, and how this affects life on Earth. The content includes theories for the formation of the universe and solar system, formation of rocks, land forms, plate tectonics, fresh water and marine systems, meteorology, geologic time and renewable/non-renewable energy sources. Selected laboratory investigations include the use of scientific method, measurement, laboratory apparatus, and safety and are an integral part of this course.