This is a combination Science/Social Science course. This course requires concurrent enrollment in both the science and the social science sections of this one quarter course.
This course covers the early American Republic after the Revolutionary War. Learners will learn how young America creates their government and why they decide to expand west. This course also studies the science of human impact on land. Learners will study how early Americans used natural resources and their impact on the environment.
Land of the Free, Home of the Brave will explore the following questions:
1. How and why did the United States expand?
2. How did early Americans use their natural resources and effect their environment?
3. How much power should the federal government have? And what should it do?
4. How does the meaning of freedom change over time?
Recommended for : Grades 7, 8