Earth Space Science


    Earth Science Regular Map and Year at Glance  

    Earth Science Honors Curriculum map and Year at Glance 



    Earth Space Science/Honors                 2017-2018                                        Room 5-108

    Westport High School                                                                                      Coach Wisman


    Welcome to Earth Science!!

    Course Objective: This course provides the fundamental concepts of science through the following topics. Geology,  Meteorology,  Oceanography and Astronomy.

    Student Objective(for Success): To experience hands on learning through classwork, labs, group work and applications. This will be accomplished by following the guidelines below

    • Bring all materials to class

    • Due dates on all assignments will be given, turn in those on time

    • Notebooks or binders are required for organization and study skills development.

    • Quizzes and tests are given throughout the semester. Be prepared and makeup if you miss one or do not do well (during Power Hour).

    • Keep planners to help keep track of all your class daily assignments and important deadlines

      Grading Scale                                                                                                  

    • 90-100   A                                                                                                           

    • 80-89     B                                                                                                           

    • 70-79     C                                                                                                             

    • 60-69     D                                                                                                                 

    • 59>        F

    •  Writing                       10% 

    • Classwork                   40% 

    •  Labs /Homework       20% 

    •    Assessments              30%  


      *Bathroom Passes – 3 will be given if you don’t use them then they can be turned in for extra credit

      * Semester Finals will be 20% of your final grade in 2nd and 4th 9 weeks

      Materials required- Folder/Binder, Pens pencils, paper

      Materials (optional  bring with you)- colored pencils, graph paper, paper towels , Kleenex


      Absences- Missed work due to an absence is to be made up within one week. It is your responsibility to come in during power hour and make arrangements. Students in CDA are required to complete all work in a timely fashion



      Classroom Rules

    • Be Polite- Respect yourselves and each other’s learning opportunity

    • Be Productive- Follow directions and complete task at hand

    • Be Prepared- Come to class on time and with materials needed

    • Be Prompt- Be on time and come to class everyday

      *If you choose to break a rule or disrupt the learning process then there are consequences for your actions. I will use the following as a guideline but referrals or other measures can be given at anytime

    • Warning

    • Teacher/student conference

    • Call or email home

    • Referral to Dean


      If you want to set up a conference please do so through the guidance office or if you have a concern please email me at (



    Class Supply List

    1 inch Binder

    2 reams of Notebook Paper

    box of colored pencils

    pens, pencils

    Pen erasers

    Anything else your student might use to be successful