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Geology is the science and study of the physical matter and energy that constitute the Earth. The field of geology encompasses the study of the composition, structure, properties, and history of the planet's physical material, the processes by which it is formed, moved, and changed, the history of life on Earth, and human interactions with the Earth.

Honors Credit

Students can receive Honors Credit in Geology, by completing:

  • Field Trip: to a museum, or for Celebrate the Mountains, etc.
  • Written work: research paper, web-based project, questions for games.
  • Non-Written work: Classroom presentation or project, computer application, or review game for other students.
  • Community based work: Volunteer at local schools, at the Franklin Mountain State Park, or at a museum such as the Science Museum or the Centennial.