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Honors Earth Science – College-Prep High School Science Course

Taught by Cheryl Taylor of Taylor Made Science
Meets Tuesdays from Aug 24 to May 10 (see calendar on website below for holidays)
10:00am-12:30pm Pacific; noon-1:30pm Mountain; 1:00-2:30pm Central; 2:00-3:30pm Eastern

Prerequisite: successful completion or concurrently taking Prealgebra level course work

Recommended for: high school students planning a career in Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, or Environmental Science or for non-science majors seeking to fulfill four years of honors level high school laboratory science without taking AP science courses.

Course description: Honors Earth Science is an honors high school laboratory science course that provides an overview of the main fields of geology, plus an introduction to astronomy. Topics covered include: rocks and minerals, weathering, erosion, and soil, plate tectonics, volcanoes and earthquakes, Earth’s history, ground and surface water, weather, oceans, and a look at how Earth fits into the universe. An environmental theme is woven throughout the course.

Supplies needed: The supply/registration fee covers the cost of a lab kit that will be used to complete the 27 labs included in the course. These lab kits will be mailed over the summer. A few additional household supplies will be needed, as well as a scientific calculator. Written materials will be provided online and will need to be printed. A textbook will be needed for the course. A used copy can usually be purchased fairly cheaply online through places like Amazon and Textbooks.com.

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Date

August 24, 2021 -
May 10, 2022

Time

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Cost per Student

$600

Additional Pricing Details

Yearly tuition is $600, which can be divided into 2 semester payments of $300 or 4 equal installments of $150. Please see website for more details about payment options. There is also a $75 lab supply/registration fee that covers the cost of the lab kit (including mailing to the 48 contiguous states). There is a 10% discount on the lab/supply/registration fee if paid by July 1, 2021.

Religion

Secular

Type of Event

Online-only

Event Topic

Science

Days

Multi-session class / camp

Age Range

12, 13, 14, 15

Pre-Registration

Required

How to Pre-Register
Visit this link

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Additional Pricing Information (if applicable)
Yearly tuition is $600, which can be divided into 2 semester payments of $300 or 4 equal installments of $150. Please see website for more details about payment options. There is also a $75 lab supply/registration fee that covers the cost of the lab kit (including mailing to the 48 contiguous states). There is a 10% discount on the lab/supply/registration fee if paid by July 1, 2021.
Age Range
12, 13, 14, 15
Event Topic
Science
Religion
Secular
Pre-Registration
Required
How to Pre-Register (if applicable)
https://taylormadescience.com/register-now/
Terms Agreement
I agree
Type of Event
Online-only
Summer Camp
No
Name of Person Entering Event
Cheryl Taylor
Email of Person Entering Event
cheryl@taylormadescience.com