BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Eighth-Grade Science

Part 2

GSCI 037


$ 156.00

Instructor: John Moon MEd
Credits: 0.50

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Eighth-Grade Science, Part 1 (GSCI 35) or its equivalent is suggested, but not required


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:

Unit 1: The Earth
Unit 2: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Unit 3: Earth's History
Unit 4: Rocks and Minerals
Unit 5: Weathering and Erosion
Unit 6: Earth's Atmospheric Systems

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.