Earth Science (ESCI)

ESCI 001 Introduction to Earth Science 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
3 Lab
This course provides students with the scientific background to teach earth science at kindergarten through 8th grade levels. It emphasizes the application of the scientific method to the study of Earth systems. Topics include: geology (minerals, rocks, earthquakes, volcanoes, rivers, glaciers, the fossil record), oceanography (ocean composition, currents, tides, coastlines), meteorology (atmospheric composition, weather, storms), and astronomy (phases of the moon, eclipses, the solar system).
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: ENGL 251 or equivalent college course with "C" or better AND MATH 200 or equivalent college course with "C" or better