Earth Science Fall 2018- Spring 2019

Course Topics:Earth Science is the study of the solid Earth, its water and atmosphere, the solar system and universe.

Course Information

Course: Earth Science

Teacher: Mr. Webb

School: West High

Location: Room 209

Course Outline

1st Semester

  • Overview & Physical Geography
  • Minerals
  • Rocks
  • Weathering and Soil
  • Erosion: Mass Wasting and Streams
  • Erosion: glaciers, Wind and Waves
  • Plate Tectonics
  • EarthQuakes
  • Volcanoes
  • Structures and Mountain building
  • Historical Geology/Fossils

2nd Semester

  • Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Climate
  • Astronomy
  • Ground Water
  • Surface Water
  • Energy/ Natural Resources