BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Eighth-Grade Science

Part 2

GSCI 037

Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: John Moon MEd
Credits: 0.50

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Eighth-Grade Science, Part 1 (GSCI 035) or equivalent.


Students will look at the systems that shape the earth, including plate tectonics, the rock cycle, erosion, and the atmosphere. This is the second course in a two-part Eighth-Grade Science series (GSCI 035 and GSCI 037).

Course Content:

1. Inside the Earth
2. Earthquakes and Volcanoes
3. Lesson 1 & 2 Review
4. Earth's History
5. Rocks and Minerals
6. Lesson 4 & 5 Review
7. Weathering and Erosion
8. Earth's Atmospheric Systems
9. Lesson 7 & 8 Review

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.