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Course Length:

Two one-semester courses (students must independently register for each semester)

Course Description:

This course will study the phenomena affecting the formation, history and current conditions of Earth, including its oceans and atmosphere. Topics include astronomy, geology, oceanography, and meteorology. Students will discover how earth science affects their lives by exploring topics related to Montana.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/earthscience

Required Materials:

one sheet of plain white paper
several sheets of old newspaper, or wax paper if available
one water-based marker (Note: do not use permanent marker)
one spray bottle containing water (place on “mist” setting)
digital camera, if available
chocolate chip cookie
toothpicks (flat and round)
paperclips
graph paper
stopwatch, timer, or clock with a second hand
ruler or meter stick
4.6 meters of adding-machine tape or strips of paper taped together to form a continuous line (4.6 meters long)
colored pencils, crayons, or markers
digital camera to take and submit a photograph of your time scale (optional)
1 Styrofoam ball
Alternately, you may obtain a similar sphere, preferably white, such as a table-tennis ball, and attach this sphere to a short piece of string.
1 dowel rod, pencil, or other long holder for the Styrofoam ball

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: A semester available
Spring: B semester available
Summer: Available

Lead Teacher:

Bill Stockton, Arlee High School, bill.stockton@montanadigitalacademy.org

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