Science in Today’s World for Senior High School Earth Science is written in compliance
with the Department of Education K to 12 Curriculum. By working through the book, students
will increase their understanding of how earth science relates to the world and be in a
better position to make informed decisions on scientific matters that have social, health, or
environmental impacts. As they feel involved in the text, their understanding will enable them
to perform scientific processes and skills and demonstrate scientific values and attitudes.
STW Earth Science covers a wide range of topics, from the dynamic processes that occur on
Earth to the events that formed the universe. It provides a significant discussion of the origin,
structure, and composition of the universe, the Solar System, and Earth, how humans use
and abuse natural resources, and the exogenic and endogenic processes on Earth. Several
essential features have also been included in order to add more contexts, provide more
content, and maintain engagement to the lessons. Lastly, appropriate assessment tools are
included in order to properly evaluate student understanding.