Journey through the Milky Way and gain a greater appreciation for the majesty of God’s creations! 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.
Each family will need one copy of the Course Book and one Student Journal per child. Don’t miss the read-aloud book pack and 7–8 extension book available below to expand learning!
Lesson 1 – Introduction to Space
Lesson 2 – Discovering Stars
Lesson 3 – Locating Constellations
Lesson 4 – The Solar System and Our 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 Space Race
Lesson 14 – Space Exploration, Part 1: The Past
Lesson 15 – Space Exploration, Part 2: The Future
The 152-page full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Space Science course. Hands-on activities, vocabulary words, access to captivating videos, vocabulary words, mini books, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.
A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.
Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the 48-page Space Science Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.
Each student in grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 72-page Space Science Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.
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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