General Science

Teacher: Tara Keller

Age of Students: 12-14

Class Fee: $20

Length: 2 Semesters

Prerequisites: None

Class Capacity: 20

Class Description:

Designed to be a student’s first systematic introduction to the sciences, Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd Ed. explores topics such as the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, geology, archaeology, biology, anatomy and other disciplines, providing a wide range of scientific exposure. Hands-on experiments are included throughout, giving students practical experience as they discover the principles behind the science! Looking at the world from a creationist position, topics are all presented with an eye towards God’s role in everyday life.  Co-op days will be lab days and review days.

Homework Requirements:

Each module will take about 2 weeks to complete. Some modules will have to be completed before the start of the Fall semester, as well as during the break between Fall and Spring semesters. Completed homework assignments consist of On Your Own “OYO”, and Study Guide Questions to be graded ay home, however, completion will be verified in class.  Each Module will have a teacher graded test (except Module 1).  Test will be completed at home closed book and turned into teacher for grading.  Labs will be started in class and completed at home, with the finished lab turned in for grading/teacher review.

Required Materials:

Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd Edition

Exploring Creation with General Science Solutions and Test Manual, 2nd Edition

Notes:

The following Amazon links are suggested buying options:

Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd Edition

Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd Edition, Solutions and Test Manual

You may also check stores such as Rainbow Resource, Thriftbooks.com, Half Price Books, Home Educators Resource (located in Lewisville), et al.

Make sure that you purchase the 2nd edition