Take an incredible journey across Planet Earth and beyond in this convenient and affordable online middle school science class.

Learn more about Middle School Earth + Space Science - aligned to Next Generation Science Standards.

Exploring Earth: Middle School Earth and Space Science is an 8-week, online course covering mapping, Earth's structure, minerals, weathering, erosion, and more!

Hosted on an engaging and user-friendly course platform, students are able to access lessons across desktop and mobile devices anytime from anywhere in the world.

Middle School Earth + Space Science Textbook

Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Student Edition | McGraw Hill Education.

Glencoe iScience meets students where they are through engaging features and thought-provoking questions that encourage them to relate the science concepts they learn to the world around them. The inquiry-based “5E” lesson cycle provides active, hands-on explorations of the concepts.

Available both as a textbook and as an interactive digital ebook.

Published: July 8, 2016
ISBN-13 : 9780076773855 | MHID : 007677385X
Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Student Edition

Each inquiry-based lesson includes the following sections:

  • Engage and Explore: Students complete a Launch Lab to explore a familiar Earth Science phenomena.
  • Explain: Using their observations, textbook readings and a short lecture, students acquire a formal understanding of Earth Science concepts.
  • Elaborate: Students apply their newly-acquired knowledge to a lab, demonstration or hands-on activity.
  • Evaluate: Students assess their understanding of the material covered by answering multiple choice and open-ended questions at the end of each lesson.

Course Details:

Middle School Earth + Space Science Online Course Details:

  • Length: 8 weeks.

  • Effort: 3-5 hours per week.

  • Level: Middle School. 5th-8th grades.

  • Schedule: 100% online and self-paced.

  • Tuition: $79

Course Topics:

See what you'll be learning each week.

Week 1: Methods of Science and The Art of Inquiry. 

Week 2: Mapping Earth and Remote Sensing.

Week 3: Earth's Structure: Digging Beneath Earth's Surface.

Week 4: Rocks and Minerals.

Week 5: Weathering and Soil.

Week 6: Erosion and Deposition.

Week 7: Mass Movements, Wind and Glaciers.

Week 8: Surface and Ground Water.

Course Facilitator:

Ge Imoudu

Ge Imoudu

Founder // Science + Engineering Facilitator

A New Orleans, Louisiana native, Ge holds a B.S. in Science, Technology and Society from Stanford University and an M.S. in Engineering from Tulane University. Ge was an engineering project manager for over 10 years before developing and facilitating STEM education programs in Charlotte, N.C. Ge enjoys painting and spending time outdoors with her husband and 3 homeschooled children.

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STEM Skool, Inc. Refund Policy:

Tuition is non-refundable. No portion of tuition will be refunded in the event of absence, missed lessons, relocation, decision to withdraw, or dismissal from STEM Skool. Future monthly payments may be cancelled upon written notice of withdrawal from STEM Skool.


Frequently asked questions about this course:

  • How much time do I have to complete this course?

    You will have access to this course for 12 months.

  • Is the textbook required?

    The Glencoe Earth and Space iScience text by McGraw Hill textbook is highly recommended. The textbook contains in-depth, detailed descriptions of the concepts covered alongside vibrant, engaging images. Furthermore, adhering to the text and the Next Generation Science Standards to which it aligns more easily allows us to issue a full-year credit for the Earth and Space Science Series.

  • Is this class graded?

    Middle School Earth and Space Science is a credit/no credit course. This class includes short assessments at the end of each lesson. You will receive a certificate of achievement for completing all assessments.

  • I am having trouble enrolling a second student. What could be the problem?

    Please use a unique email address for each enrolled student. You will not be able to enroll more than one student per email address. This is the most common enrollment issue.

  • Do you offer a sibling discount?

    No, we do not offer a sibling discount for this class.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11571 Charlotte, NC 28209

+1 (704) 753-8325