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Earth Science

Course Description

Prerequisite: Completion of Biology and Algebra 1

This course is based on the High School Earth Science Content Standards for California. Earth Science is designed to teach high school students to apply the laws, theories and principles of the physical science to the study of Earth Science. This course emphasizes astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and geology. Organizational and critical thinking, problem solving, laboratory and investigation skills are introduced and utilized throughout this course.

**This course satisfies a “g” requirement. Most CSU Campuses will accept this course as a “d” physical science requirement as well. Please consult the guidance office if you have questions.

Earth Science Teachers
Bill Busenkell Science Department Chair
Michelle McKinley (949) 234-5310 Science Teacher
Jacob Williamson Teacher