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Apologia General Science for Grades 7-8 (9:00)

Apologia General Science for Grades 7-8 (9:00)

Please note - this class is full.


Course Name: Apologia General Science for Grades 7-8
Grade Range: 7-8    
Instructor: Jessica Smith
Price: $295 for 28 weeks
Course Description: This General Science course will give students an understanding of the world that surrounds them so they can appreciate the real-world relevance of scientific inquiry and the beauty of Creation. This is a true General Science course covering a variety of branches of science including astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, earth study, geology, paleontology, and environmental science modules giving students a solid foundation in that broad field of study. Hands-on experiments will be performed in class, and simple experiments/demonstrations may occasionally be assigned as homework. Throughout this General Science course, your student will also learn about many great historical and modern-day scientists who studied our world out of a desire to better know God as its Creator. As they engage with the curriculum, they will not only be invited and inspired to better understand science and the world around them, but also the God who created it all.

Course Prerequisites: None
Curriculum used by Instructor: Exploring Creation with General Science by Apologia
Books & Supplies required for purchase by families
Spine Text: Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition (textbook) ($70)
Student Workbook: Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition ($38)
Link: Apologia General Science Homeschool Curriculum -
Homework Requirements: Students will be expected to spend 2-3 hours per week on coursework outside of class. Homework will consist of readings from Exploring Creation with General Science, Student Workbook activities, and occasional simple experiments/demonstrations.

Duration: 28 weeks
Grading: A recommended letter grade will be provided by tutor upon completion of the course at the request of students/parents.
Teacher Bio: Jessica is a Wake Forest University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, former public school teacher, former private school reading specialist, and private piano teacher. Jessica has loved science for as long as she remembers, and her appreciation for the wonders of the natural world has continued to grow since beginning her family’s home education journey. She is also passionate about books, travel, the arts, and natural healthcare. Jessica has been homeschooling her six children for 10 years and graduated her oldest child, now a sophomore in college pursuing a degree in vocal performance, in spring 2022.
Min/Max # of Students: Min. 7; Max. 15
Method and Frequency of communication: Tutor will communicate with students and parents via email on a weekly/bi-weekly basis.

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