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About the Course


Course Description:

Earth Science is an expanding study that moves from the Earth's

lithosphere to the rest of the universe. Students will build their critical

thinking skills as they study the major theories in earth science and

follow those theories through to their conclusions. Throughout the

course, they will be guided by biblical and scientific principles,

ultimately coming to a better understanding of their Creator and a

greater appreciation of His creation. Each student will do a Science Fair

project as well this year.

Course objectives:

Students will see God’s glory in creation. Consists of a study of the

heavens and the earth’s motions, including topics such as

instruments of astronomy, telescopes, the solar system, stars,

galaxies, nebulae, and other objects of the universe. Examines the

oceans and the ground water system. Focuses also on meteorology,

geology, creation versus evolution, earthquakes, and volcanoes.

Involves a small rock collection and a rocketry project.


You should be in the 8th grade to take this class.

Homework Expectations:

Syllabus online for daily details. Homework grades are based only on

completion and details, not accuracy. Please make sure your child

understands each assignment when working with them at home.

Materials Needed:

Author – Bob Jones

Edition – 5th

Grade Level – 8

Publisher – Bob Jones Press


Other Materials:

3 prong Folder with 6 sheet protectors

Composition book just for this class

Pencil, Colored pencils, and sharpener

Red pen


Dry erase markers

latex free gloves

Poster board

Science Fair Project display Board

Grading Scale:

90-100 A

80-89 B

70-79 C

0 - 69 F

Your Instructor

Tina Levette

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