15100 EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Course: Earth and Environmental Science Category: A
2 units for each of Preliminary and HSC
Board Developed Course Exclusions: Preliminary course in Senior Science
The Preliminary course incorporates the study of some aspects of the changes that our Earth has undergone in it's evolution, the resources and living things contained on our Earth and dhow human activities impact on the Earth
The HSC Course examines the movement of tectonic plates and the production of landforms, the environmental conditions present during the phases of Earth's development and the issues involved in preserving and repairing environments.
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Particular Course Requirements:
The Preliminary course includes field experience as well as how biological factors interact to form the local environment. Practical experiences should occupy a minimum of 80 indicative hours across preliminary and HSC course time.