Grade 6 - Florida Science

Florida: M/J Earth/Space Science (Credit: 1.00)

M/J Earth and Space Science is a course that covers an overview of the structure of the Earth, our solar system, galaxy and universe. This course covers topics addressed in grade levels 6-8. A basic overview of scientific inquiry and how scientific investigations are conducted begins each grade level. This course will give an overview of basic cycles on Earth and how the Earth has changed over time, the layers of the Earth, how forces inside impact the surface, and how the Earth fits into our solar system and beyond. The curriculum will develop the ability of the student to participate in scientific inquiry and investigate issues relevant to Earth and space science. Students will explore how the Earth has changed over time and what causes those changes.