This course is a rigorous capstone course designed to build on a student's prior scientific and academic knowledge and
skills to develop understanding of Earth's system in space and time. Topics of in-depth study include: Earth in Space and
Time (Earth history), Solid Earth (the complex, interacting, dynamic subsystems linking Earth's interior to its surface), Fluid
Earth, (hydrosphere, atmosphere and cryosphere) and Technology. This course will satisfy a 4th science requirement for
This course is worth one credit.
Grade Placement: 12 (but may be taken by students in Grade 11)
Prerequisites: Three units of science, one of which may be taken concurrently, and three units of mathematics, one of
which may be taken concurrently