Apologia Physical Science for Grades 8-10 (11:00)
** THIS CLASS IS FULL**
Course: Apologia Physical Science for Grades 8-10
Instructor: Kirsty Hammond
Class Description: We will be using the newest edition of Apologia Physical Science. Here is the description from the Apologia web site: “…The text discusses atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonds, reactions and energy, motion, forces, energy, waves and sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and Earth’s structure, weathering, and atmosphere. This course is designed to be the last science course the student takes before high school biology. We generally recommend it as an 8th-grade course, but students can use it for their 9th-grade coursework. "
Time in class will focus on making sure the concepts being studied at home are understood and explored. We will focus on discussions of the “On your own” and “Explore More” and cover as may experiments as is feasible at Co-op. Testing will be done at co-op.
Curriculum: Apologia Physical Science for Middle School 3rd Edition. 978-1946506511
Homework Requirements: A significant amount of work at home will be required to make the most of this curriculum.
Duration: 28 weeks
Books and Supplies required for purchase by families:
Apologia Physical Science for Middle School 3rd Edition. 978-1946506511
Strongly Recommended: Apologia Physical Science for Middle School 3rd Edition Notebook. 978-1946506542
Grading: Tutor will provide test scores, final percentage and class average.
Teacher Bio: This class will be taught by Kirsty Hammond, a homeschooling Mom of 15 years. She received a dual Honors degree in Speech Therapy and Audiology, and a Master’s degree focusing on Second Language Acquisition.