Earth Science: Volume 2

by Karin Ziemke


Students will use scientific processes to investigate their surroundings. The course is organized into these areas: Astronomy; Geology; Meteorology; Geologic History; and Energy   Ample laboratory exercises use the students' life experiences and natural surroundings to help provide a better understanding of planet Earth and its place in the universe.

Table of Contents for Volume 2 Units:

8. Oceanography
9. Astronomy - The Universe
10. Astronomy - Our Local System
11. Meteorology - Atmosphere

12. Meteorology - Weather
13. Climate
14. Geologic History

Units 1-7 are included in Volume 1 - sold separately

Designed to be used with any Earth Science textbook as a content resource, this is the second semester of a full-year course that includes standard alignments, an easy-to-use pacing guide, plus comprehensive daily lesson plans providing point-of-use content background and teaching strategies to support classroom success. The classroom-tested labs are creative, engaging and apply concepts covered in the (editable PowerPoint) daily class notes that are ready the first day of class. Assessments provided for each unit are also editable. All of these elements will greatly reduce teacher preparation time, improve the instructional environment for both teacher and student, and ensure coverage of all required national and/or state standards. The classroom-tested labs are creative, engaging and apply concepts covered in the daily class notes that are ready the first day of class. Lab materials are commonly available in grocery or hardware stores.

For New York State Schools : As part of the Regent exam, students will also take a lab performance test , covering  major laboratory skills and activities, approximately two weeks prior to the written Regents Exam. The lab exam counts for approximately 15% of the total Regents score. Students are required to complete and pass a minimum number of lab activities prior to taking the Regents Exam in June .  Students must complete 1,200 minutes of laboratory experience with satisfactory written lab reports on file for admission to the Regents Examination.

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These instructional support materials (available in print or eBook versions), regularly updated, cover the complete course (at regular, honors, AP and IB levels), whether it be semester, year or 2-year (IB) with daily support for all aspects of instruction. The Teacher’s Edition includes a syllabus; correlation to standards; daily pacing guide; detailed daily lesson plans; teacher edition of student activity book or lab manual with answers; class notes in PDF (for use as color overheads) and/or editable PowerPoint's (for use with light projector or smartboard); and complete editable assessments. Classroom sets include 25 printed student books and Teacher Edition with DVD. Samples are available for each course (including complete short-term limited screen view versions in eBook format upon request). After purchase of the Teacher Edition in any of the various editions, student activity books or lab manuals are available for individual purchase. Although the online eBook version is screen view only, other versions are available that allow printing student material. Click here for details.

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Teacher Edition Subscription - eBook Version
screen view files only, typically purchased with student eBooks, timely delivery to qualified purchasers, includes 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher
Qty: $199 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-058-0
Teacher Edition Subscription - CD Only Version
CD only, screen view of teacher files, allows print of student material, includes 3 times email access
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Qty: $224 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-059-7
Teacher Edition Subscription Printed Version
Teacher Manual
Includes 3 times email access
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Qty: $249 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-095-5
Class Set with perpetual license - Printed Version
includes printed teacher manual, 25 printed student books and 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher.
Qty: $899 US

Page count is Teacher Edition and number of Student Books.
ISBN: 978-1-59657-171-6
Printed Student Book
concurrent or prior Teacher Edition purchase is required.
Qty: $30 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-170-9
Mentoring Teacher Program Subscription
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for 370 days or end of next school year whichever is longer if purchased after Dec. 1
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