[KACT] Re: earth and space science

  • From: Steve Landry <steve.landry@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <kact@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 10:08:58 -0500

At Pratt we were offering an Explorations Class at the Freshmen level. With
the change in the graduation requirements from the State we went to an Earth
Science class for Freshmen. We also added an Environmental Science class to
help those lower-end kids who would struggle taking Chemistry or Physics.

On 3/31/08 9:28 AM, "Stockam, Angela" <adiskin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am interested in how other districts address the KSDE graduation requirement
> for 3 credits of science, specifically the requirement for earth and space
> science concepts.  I copied the sentence below directly from the KSBE
> regulations for graduation requirements:
> "three units of science, which shall include physical, biological, and earth
> and space science concepts and which shall include at least one unit as a
> laboratory course"
> Do you offer an earth science course?  If so, at what level?  If not, where do
> you cover the above requirement?  At Maize, we have Geoscience which is a
> district graduation requirement and is offered as our freshman science course.
> What do the rest of you do?
> Any input would be appreciated!  Hope you all are having a great year!

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