Course Descriptions

Enroll at
MNOHS now!

Quarter 4 begins April 5.
Confirmed enrollments accepted
through April 8--but sooner is much better!

This semester-length course focuses on how the Earth has changed over time and how it continues to change. Topics include: interactions of Earth systems; the moving earth, which includes plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes; oceanography; climate and climate change; and a descriptive history of the universe and solar system. Course activities include a variety of assignments, such as virtual labs, class discussions, and videos related to Earth Sciences — all with an emphasis on critical thinking and reasoning from evidence.

Course materials: Online edition of Earth Science (Prentice Hall, 2006); other selected web sites. Virtual Labs are conducted online and supplies are not required. Before a student can enroll in a MNOHS science course, MNOHS must receive a permission form signed by a parent or guardian (if the student is under 18).

Standards met: This course meets all standards and benchmarks in the following strands of the 2009 Minnesota Science Standards for Grades 9-12: The Nature of Science and Engineering; Earth and Space Science.

Credit: 0.5

Honors Opportunity: No

Prerequisites: None

Now Tweeting

MNOHS
MNOHS Don't forget to add "work on your MNOHS classes" to this list! www.care.com/c/stories/9884/stuck-inside-on-a-snow-day-25-things-to-keep/
MNOHS
MNOHS Tomorrow is Give to the Max Day through @givemn Don't forget @MNOHS in your giving. www.givemn.org/organization/Minnesota-Online-High-School
MNOHS
MNOHS Online Learning: Lessons from Innovative Pioneers that can Help All Students Our very own Elissa Raffa will be speaking in this webinar on November 28th. Register today! zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4sdHR-ONRUqcXI99aKXVJg?fbclid=IwAR18sDaRZpyWnscWHJrCM51nKQ8HhMNpHoajt2n56IhI0EcZLcot7CK1sF8
AdvancED Logo Nationally accredited online learning for grades 9-12
Common Sense Media Certified School Logo