Explore explosive volcanoes, fascinating rocks, amazing landforms, and more in our brand-new Geology science unit! This one-of-a-kind 132-page unit is filled with breathtaking free videos, interactive lessons, and Grades 7–8 Extensions. The optional Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack (view sample) expands learning as children uncover the mystery and wonder of our world in two original publications: The Good and the Beautiful Rocks and Minerals Study and The World Beneath My Feet. Caves: The Underground Wilderness is the recommended extension book for children grades 7–8 and explores the mystical intricacies of cave systems throughout the world.
Lesson 1 – Introduction to Geology & Earth’s Composition
Lesson 2 – Plate Tectonics
Lesson 3 – Volcanoes—Magma and Lava
Lesson 4 – Volcanoes—Types & Eruptions
Lesson 5 – Earthquakes
Lesson 6 – Minerals
Lesson 7 – Crystals, Gems, and Geodes
Lesson 8 – Rock Characteristics
Lesson 9 – Igneous Rock
Lesson 10 – Sedimentary Rock
Lesson 11 – Metamorphic Rock
Lesson 12 – The Rock Cycle
Lesson 13 – Earth’s Processes
Lesson 14 – Soil
Lesson 15 – Mountains & Other Landforms
This unit has not yet been updated to the new science format and does not include a bound course book and student journals. The updated format of this course is expected to release by the end of 2022.
Two full-color, interactive books in the optional Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Geology study. Purchase above.
We recommend this book as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8. Caves: The Underground Wilderness takes readers on a unique journey through majestic underground spaces full of breathtaking sights, from columns of glowing ice and fantastic rock formations to vast networks of underwater caverns. Purchase above.
The Good and the Beautiful curriculum takes a general Christian worldview, focusing, not on the doctrine of any particular Christian church, but on high moral character and basic Bible principles such as gratitude, honesty, prayer, and kindness. Parents can add in their own doctrinal beliefs as desired.
The curriculum is reviewed by members of many different faiths to make sure that the curriculum does not include doctrine specific to any Christian church. We have reviewers and users of the following denominations and more: Lutheran, Assemblies of God, Catholic, Baptist, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mennonite, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nazarene, Methodist, Non-Denominational, and Seventh Day Adventists.
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