Course Description: In this self-contained course, students will integrate and apply the basic principles of biology and physical science to extend their knowledge of earth and space science. Students will study energy as it pertains to earth, geochemical cycles and processes, and the origin and evolution of the universe. Topics will include the study of astronomy, meteorology, hydrology, oceanography, geology, the solar system, earth, sun and stars, topographical maps, ecological systems, and flow of energy and matter. Additionally, instruction will focus on reading and writing goals per students' IEPs.