Gain a greater appreciation for the majesty of God’s creations as you journey through the Milky Way in our newly updated Space Science unit. Discover the wonders of our universe and the planets of our solar system, how astronomy has influenced our world, and much more in this family-style course. The new edition of our K–8 Space Science unit includes a beautiful new layout with updated lessons, full-page Grades 7–8 Lesson Extensions, exciting activities, and original videos.
This 135-page unit requires a smaller amount of prep time and supplies than other units, making it a good unit to do when you don’t have a lot of time for preparation.
Lesson 1 – Introduction to Space
Lesson 2 – Discovering Stars
Lesson 3 – Locating Constellations
Lesson 4 – Our Solar System and the Sun
Lesson 5 – Terrestrial Planets: Mercury and Venus
Lesson 6 – Terrestrial Planets: Earth and Mars
Lesson 7 – The Phases of the Moon
Lesson 8 – The Tides and Gravity
Lesson 9 – Asteroids, Comets, Meteors, and Meteoroids
Lesson 10 – The Gas Giants: Jupiter and Saturn
Lesson 11 – The Gas Giants: Uranus and Neptune
Lesson 12 – The History of Astronomy
Lesson 13 – The Life of Galileo
Lesson 14 – The Space Race
Lesson 15 – Space Exploration
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 for all ages included in the optional Space Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Space study. Purchase above.
We recommend this book as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8. Galileo will take you on a journey through the life of the father of modern experimental science. There is so much to learn about Galileo from being a great musician, an inventor, a mathematician, a teacher, and an author. 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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