Earth Science - Kolbe Academy

Earth Science

This Earth Science course covers topics in geology, hydrology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.

Topics covered include:

  • Geology: minerals, resources, fossils, earthquakes, & volcanoes
  • Hydrology: water flow, erosion, & deposition
  • Oceanography: ocean structure, life, & movement
  • Meteorology: atmosphere, storms, forecasting, & climate
  • Astronomy: stars, galaxies, the universe, formation of the solar system, & the planets

The topics in the field of Earth Science sometimes present students and parents with controversial issues, including the origin of life on earth, formation of the universe (cosmology), and other issues.  Online Academy instructors will discuss these issues with their students and instruct the students in Church teaching. 

Students should expect to have daily reading, at least one (or more) weekly written assignments, required participation, and exams as assigned by their instructor.  All requirements are assigned and graded by the instructor.

  • Earth Science, Pearson 
  • Earth Science, online access included w/book

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Course Details:

Section Number




Mrs. Still

Grades (Typical)

6 – 8 (7th or 8th)

Live Class Meets

2x per week

1 hr. 5 min. each time


Tuesday & Thursday 

Monday & Wednesday

Class Period



7:30-8:35 AM PT

10:30-11:35 AM ET

7:30-8:35 AM PT

10:30-11:35 AM ET


$689 or see

Full-Time Online Tuition Option

Companion Course

Math 8: Pre-Algebra