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Virginia Earth Science, Semester A/B

Virginia Earth Science, Semester A/B

This course is a study in the structure of Earth and the planet’s role in the solar system and the universe. Students will use observations, historical data, and physical evidence to describe the natural processes that occur around them and in distant space. The course covers topics such as the Sun-Earth-Moon system, plate tectonics, interactions between Earth’s subsystems, and weather and climate. Using scientific inquiry, the course prepares students to think critically and responsibly, helping them devise solutions for preserving Earth and its systems.

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