Earth Science

  • Welcome to Regents Earth Science! 

    This course is expected to prepare students to understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.  The topics of Geology, Astronomy and Meteorology are addressed in three key ideas: principles of relative motion and perspective; the interaction among components of air, water and land; the characteristics and reactivity of matter.

    The following chart will guide you in knowing what topic we are covering in what part of the year. 

    UNIT NUMBER

    UNIT NAME

    MONTH

    # OF WEEKS

     

    UNIT 1

    INVESTIGATING EARTH

     

    SEPTEMBER

    4

    UNIT 2

    ASTRONOMY/EARTH’S MOTIONS

    OCTOBER

    4

    UNIT 3

    ISOLATION AND SEASONS

    NOVEMBER

    4

     

     

    UNIT 4

    METEOROLOGY/WEATHER & CLIMATE

     

    NOV/ DECEMBER

    6

    UNIT 5

    WEATHERING & EROSION

    DEPOSITION

    ROCKS & MINERALS

    DECEMBER/JANUARY/

    FEBRUARY

    6

     

     

     

    UNIT 6

    DYNAMIC CRUST &

    PLATE TECTONICS

    FEBRUARY/MARCH

    4

     

     

    UNIT 7

    GEOLOGIC HISTORY

    APRIL

    3

     

     

    UNIT 8

    REVIEW

    MAY/JUNE

    4

     

     

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