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   MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE

  COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 

FLORIDA SCIENCE / FLORIDA HISTORY Science (6,7 grade)

Mrs. Michelle Moody

Materials and Lab Fee: $60

Course Description:

Florida is the southernmost state in the continental United States. It’s the 22nd largest and 3rd most populous state in the nation. Sunny Florida is best known for its theme parks, beaches, alligators, and—of course—it's where we live!  This fun interactive class will have students investigating how our great state of Florida came to be, was discovered, settled, grew, and changed through the centuries. Join us as we learn how Florida impacted the United States as it was forming into our great country.  Students will take a trip into the past as they learn the many struggles and triumphs Florida faced in becoming a state. For the Marine Science portion, students will explore the many diverse ecosystems in Florida.  Students will explore the freshwater ecosystems, and marine ecosystems, as well as discover the many organisms that choose to live in these ecosystems.   Students will participate in hands-on labs that reinforce each application as they dive into Florida’s diverse ecosystems. This Florida history/science class will also include optional family field trips.

Required Curriculum:

ACE PACEs  Florida State History books 1037-1041, Marine Science curriculum is provided by instructor.  

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE  (6,7,8 grade) (offered in 2024-2025)

Weather, The Universe, & Our Planet Earth

Mrs. Heather Chada 

Lab Fee: $50

 

Course Description:

We will focus on the sciences that are included in the creation of the heavens & the earth. Our adventure will include atmosphere & meteorology, outer space, sun & moon, planets, space models, geology, pre-flood vs. post-flood climate, weather, ice ages, and ocean movement & the sea floor. This course will be taught from an uncompromising Biblical Worldview. We will glorify the "God of wonder beyond our galaxy" as we worship by studying God's magnificent design.

 

Required Curriculum: God’s Design Heaven & Earth (Student Edition) By: Debbie Lawrence, Richard Lawrence  ISBN: 9781683441298

https://www.christianbook.com/gods-design-for-heaven-earth/debbie-lawrence/9781683441298/pd/3441298?event=CPOF

 

CHEMICAL & ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE (6,7,8 grade) (Offered in 2025-2026)

Atoms, Molecules, Matter, & Ecosystems 

Mrs. Heather Chada

Lab Fee: $50

 

Course Description:

We will explore the intricate design of our amazing God by dissecting creation down to the most basic unit of matter, the atom. We will look at how He used chemical building blocks to create our complex world and everything in it. We will finish by looking at how all of these elaborate creations interact together in a beautiful interconnected system that demonstrates the harmony of the biological community and its physical environment.

 

Required Curriculum:

God’s Design for Chemistry & Ecology (Student Edition) By: Debbie Lawrence, Richard Lawrence  ISBN: 1683441257

https://www.christianbook.com/gods-design-for-chemistry-ecology/debbie-lawrence/9781683441250/pd/441258?event=CPOF

 

LIFE SCIENCE (6,7,8 grade) (Offered in 2026-2027)

Plants, Animals & The Human Body 

Mrs. Heather Chada

Lab Fee: $50

 

Course Description:

Students will be fascinated with God’s handiwork as we study His extraordinary creation of life. We will learn about the tiniest microbes, the complex biodiversity of plants, and the unique animals that inhabit every corner of the earth. Investigating the smallest (and cutest) sparkle muffin spider to the most gargantuan spinosaurus will give students an unwavering appreciation for the ingenious design of life. Finally, we will investigate the intricate details of God's grand finale of creation, mankind. We will explore human anatomy and physiology revealing how we are fearfully and wonderfully made. 

 

Required Curriculum:

 God’s Design for Life (Student Edition) By: Debbie Lawrence, Richard Lawrence 

ISBN: 1683441273 

https://www.christianbook.com/gods-design-for-life/debbie-lawrence/9781683441274/pd/441275?event=CBCER1   

 

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