General Science 1: Survey of Earth & Sky Curriculum Bundle

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An Engaging Science Course

This study of science will captivate your student’s heart as they explore the earth and sky in this uniquely designed course! From weather, water, minerals, and stars, your student will discover the handiwork of their Creator as they explore scientific facts, principles, and their application to our lives. Through engaging full-color text, fascinating illustrations, worksheets, and activities, your student will connect with the fascinating world of science!

In General Science 1 your student will:
– Create a Mineral Notebook, Milky Way model, and develop research and analysis skills
– Explore oceans, astronomy, weather, and minerals
– Grasp a deeper understanding of the ocean tides, waves, and currents
– Learn about the dynamics of planets, stars, galaxies, and models for the cosmology of the universe
– Discover the importance and patterns of the jet stream, the global water cycle, and why water runoff is essential to the food chain
– Find out the properties of minerals, where they can be found, and how they are used, along with fun facts
and so much more!
– General Science 1 Curriculum Pack Includes:
General Science 1 Teacher Guide
Suggested Daily Schedule—saving you time!
Worksheets
Quizzes & Tests
Answer Key

The New Ocean Book
Explore Earth’s final frontier—the oceans! These dark and sometimes mysterious waters cover 71 percent of the surface area of the globe and have yet to be fully explored. Under the waves, a watery world of frail splendor, foreboding creatures, vast mountains, and sights beyond imagination await your student as they:

Gain an understanding of the ocean tides, waves, and currents
Explore the vast world of giant squids and other sea “monsters”
Discover the impact of weather systems and the Great Flood on Earth’s land and seas

The New Astronomy Book
The universe is an amazing declaration of the glory and power of God! Beautiful and breathtaking in its scale, the vastness of the universe is incredible to study, understand, and even comprehend in terms of its purpose and size. Students will discover the mysteries and marvels of space as they:

Learn the best ways to observe the heavens
Explore the dynamics of planets, stars, galaxies, and models for the cosmology of the universe
Discover what we know and are still trying to discover about planets, moons, and comets within our own solar system.

The New Weather Book
From the practical to the pretty amazing, students will learn what weather is, how it works, and how other forces impact it! Learn why storm chasers and hurricane hunters do what they do and how they are helping to solve storm connected mysteries. Discover what makes winter storms both beautiful and deadly, what is behind weather phenomena like St. Elmo’s Fire, as well as:

Find out how forecasting is done, what “engine” drives weather on Earth, and why
Discover the importance and patterns of the jet stream, the global water cycle, and why water runoff is essential to the food chain
Learn the classifications of clouds, what causes ball lightning, the life cycle of thunderstorms, and amazing weather facts!

The Mineral Book
Learn about the order and beauty of minerals shaped by the Creator! Minerals are a gift of God’s grace—and everyday we touch and interact with them from the diamond in an engagement ring to the copper shell of a penny! Discover where different minerals are found and how they are used, as well as:
The first mention of minerals in the Bible
Symbolic & current uses
Even the mention of minerals in Heaven!

Course Features:
30-45 minutes per lesson, 5x per week
Perforated, 3-hole punched worksheets
Recommended Grade Level: 7th – 12th