This course will reflect the spectrum of Earth science including geology, astronomy, and meteorology. Semesters are independent of each other. The fall semester focuses on geology and ecology, while the spring semester focuses on astronomy and meteorology. Lectures, projects, presentations, technology, laboratory, and scientific writing will be utilized in this course. Topics addressed include plate tectonics, the rock cycle, energy sources, history of the Earth, galaxies, our solar system, and weather.