Middle School Science Program for Homeschoolers
Creation Discovery Museum | MAP
2701 W. Cypress Creek Rd. Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33309
This course is an exploratory hands-on approach to study God's Creation in the area of Physical Science for middle school students. It will cover various topics in middle school science teaching the students why and how things work, what things are made of, and where they came from. The course is designed to allow students to investigate God’s creation by guiding them through key concepts such as matter and energy.
We will investigate the wonderful world God has made with science that is both exciting and educationally outstanding
● Matter: Its properties and its changes by Tom DeRosa and Carolyn Reeves. Masterbooks (2009)
● Energy: Its Forms, Changes and Function by Tom DeRosa and Carolyn Reeves. Masterbooks (2009)
Topics & Dates:
Mondays 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Please bring your own lunch.
Cost per semester
$325.00 Cost per year
Textbooks are included.*No tuition refunds. Siblings pay full price.
1st Semester: Topics 2015
Matter: Its Properties and Its Changes
Students will learn about the physical properties of chemical substances, bubbles, water colors, salt, and the periodic table, why adding heat causes most chemical changes to react faster, the scientist who organized a chart of the known elements, and the difference between chemical changes and physical changes.
August 17 & 24
September 14 & 21
October 12 & 19
November 9 & 16
2nd Semester: Topics 2016
Energy: Its Forms, Changes and Function
Students will discover how and why magnets work, different kinds of energy from wind to waves, and concepts from nuclear power to solar energy, what happens to light waves when we see different colors, how you can see an invisible magnetic field, the essential parts of an electric circuit, and how solar energy can be changed into electric energy.
January 11 & 18
February 8 & 15
March 7 & 14
April 11 & 18