Science

Class tuition is $465 per year (approximately $14 per class)

There is a $50 registration fee per student.

Some classes have an additional fee listed in the course description if curriculum is provided.

All tuition and fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Middle School Science (6-8 grade)


(Each year our Middle School Natural Science classes alternate between General Science & Life Science which can be taken in any order)

General Science  (6-8 grade) (not offered 2021-2022)

Instructor: Sabrina Torres and Patty Torres

Course Description: Creation Days 1 – 4 (Astronomy, Earth Science, Physics, Botany)

This class focuses on the sciences that are included in the first four creation days. Our adventure will include an introduction to chemistry, meteorology, oceanography, geology, botany, and astronomy studied in the order in which God created them. 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 creation.

Required Curriculum: TBD

Life Science (6-8 grade) (offered 2021/2022)
Instructor:  Sabrina Torres and Patty Torres

Course Description: Creation Days 5 & 6 (Biology & Anatomy)

Students will be fascinated with the creatures created on the 5th and 6th days of creation from the smallest microbes to the most gargantuan dinosaurs and whales. The second semester will focus on God’s grand finale of creation, mankind. We will explore human anatomy and how we are fearfully and wonderfully made, completing our adventure by looking at health and biblical nutrition.

Required Curriculum:

God’s Design for Life (Student – MB Edition) by Debbie Lawrence and Richard Lawrence  ISBN-13: 9781683441274. This book is made up of three books/topics: The World of Plants | The Human Body | The World of Animals. This Middle School Life Science class will cover two of the topics. The third topic is covered in Middle School Earth Science class. 

Book can be found: Here or Here.  

High School Natural Science (8-12 grade) 

*High school coming soon

Physical Science (8 -11 grade) (not offered 2021/2022) 

Instructor: Anne Holly

Course Description: The course discusses such topics such as the unifying concepts and processes of science, the structure and properties of matter, metric conversions, the chemical composition of air, the atmosphere, the chemical composition of water, the hydrosphere, the structure of the earth, the Catastrophic Plate Tectonics model, weather, environmentalism, the physics of motion, Newton’s Laws, entropy and conservation of energy, gravity, electromagnetic forces, atomic structure and forces, chemical reactions, radioactive forces, the nature of sound and light waves, stellar evolution, and an introduction to astrophysics. It builds the relationship between science, technology, society and real life. This is a high school science with lab class so there are many experiments, which will need to be properly done along with the instructor and written up as instructed in the syllabus for complete credit.

Parental Involvement: Students and parents are encouraged, to watch 3 classes on a private youtube site taught by Catie Frates on the Biblical Scientific Creation Model before classes begin.  These videos lay a Biblical science foundation for our students without losing valuable class time.  In the Apologia curriculum, parents will be required to make sure the modules (chapters) are read weekly and all assigned work is completed. Weekly assignments include “On Your Own” questions, a Study Guides or a Test, Lab Reports, and periodically there will be assigned articles to read.  Every other week parents are responsible for proctoring tests at home. 

Prerequisites: Students must be in 9th grade or have successfully completed Middle School Science.

Required Curriculum: Apologia Exploring Creation with Physical Science 2nd Edition; Textbook and the accompanying Solutions and Tests Book. (Please note which edition) ​​

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Biology (9-11 grade) (not offered 2021/2022)

Instructor: TBD

Course Description: This is a college-prep biology course that provides a detailed introduction to the methods and concepts of general biology. Heavily emphasizing the vocabulary of biology and word roots, it provides the student with a strong background in the scientific method, the five-kingdom classification scheme, microscopy, biochemistry, cellular biology, molecular and Mendelian genetics, the creation model of origins, the evolutionary model of origins, dissections, and ecosystems. It also provides a brief survey of the five kingdoms in Creation. Students who take and understand this course will be very well prepared for a tough university biology course. If the student completes the assigned work to the instructor’s satisfaction, this course should be recorded as an Honors Biology with Lab credit.

Parental Involvement: Students and parents are encouraged, to watch 3 classes on a private youtube site taught by Catie Frates on the Biblical Scientific Creation Model before classes begin.  These videos lay a Biblical science foundation for our students without losing valuable class time.  In the Apologia curriculum, parents will be required to make sure the modules (chapters) are read weekly and all assigned work is completed. Weekly assignments include “On Your Own” questions, a Study Guides or a Test, Lab Reports, and periodically there will be assigned articles to read.  Every other week parents are responsible for proctoring tests at home. 

Required Curriculum: Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology, 2nd Edition Textbook and the accompanying Solutions and Tests Book. (Please note which edition)​. 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of High School Physical Science​.

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Chemistry  (10-12 grade) (not offered 2021/2022)

Instructor: Anne Holly

Course Description: This course is designed to be a first-year high school chemistry course and gives the student a rigorous foundation in chemistry, in order to prepare him or her for a college-level course. The course covers the nature of science, the classification, structure, and changes in matter, atomic theory, significant figures, units, the periodic table, chemical bonding, formulas, reactions, balanced equations, the mole concept, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, redox reactions, solutions, atomic structure, Lewis structures, molecular geometry, the gas laws, and equilibrium. Students who take and understand this course will be very well prepared for a tough university chemistry course.

Parental Involvement:  Parental Involvement: Students and parents are encouraged, to watch 3 classes on a private youtube site taught by Catie Frates on the Biblical Scientific Creation Model before classes begin.  These videos lay a Biblical science foundation for our students without losing valuable class time.  In the Apologia curriculum, parents will be required to make sure the modules (chapters) are read weekly and all assigned work is completed.  Weekly assignments include “On Your Own” questions, a Study Guides or a Test, Lab Reports, and periodically there will be assigned articles to read.  Every other week parents are responsible for proctoring tests at home. 

Prerequisites: Students must be enrolled in Algebra 2 or higher math to be placed in Chemistry. 

Required Curriculum: Discovering Design with Chemistry Textbook (hardcover) and solutions manual ISBN: 0996278478, ISBN-13:9780996278478  https://www.christianbook.com/answer-tests-discovering-design-with-chemistry/jay-wile/9780996278478/pd/278478?event=CPOF​

Marine Science  (10-12 grade) (not offered 2021/2022)

Instructor: TBD

Course Description: This course investigates marine environments, life forms from microscopic organisms through whales and other mammals, the various marine zones and communities, and effects humans have on the oceans and seas. This course is ideal preparation for anyone interested in pursuing a degree in the marine sciences field or simply for any student interested in learning more about the marine ecosystem they get to experience by living in South Florida. Topics covered include ocean composition, marine invertebrates, marine vertebrates, marine ecology, the intertidal zone, estuary communities, coral reefs, continental shelf communities, the epipelagic zone, the deep ocean, ocean resources, and the effects humans have on the ocean. The labs will involve microscope work, and dissections.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of High School Biology

Required Curriculum: Exploring Creation with Marine Biology 2nd Edition Textbook (Model 978-1-940110-95-0), Exploring Creation with Marine Biology 2nd Edition Student Notebook (Model 978-1-940110-98-1)

Human Anatomy (10-12 grade) (not offered 2021/2022)

Instructor: TBD

Course Description: This high school course presents a comprehensive overview of both the anatomy and the physiology of all eleven organ systems of the human body. By learning and exploring the intricacies of the human body, students will develop a deeper understanding of how God fearfully and wonderfully created humans in His image. Because anatomy and physiology is best learned through hands-on activities, this course will largely consist of demonstrations, labs, and dissections. Lectures, group discussions, and group games will also be included during scheduled enrichment time. After completion of this course, students will be more than ready to take college level anatomy and physiology courses. If the student completes the assigned work to the instructor’s satisfaction, this course should be recorded as one Honors Anatomy and Physiology with Lab credit. 

Parental Involvement: Students and parents are encouraged, to watch 3 classes on a private youtube site taught by Catie Frates on the Biblical Scientific Creation Model before classes begin.  These videos lay a Biblical science foundation for our students without losing valuable class time.  In the Apologia curriculum, parents will be required to make sure the modules (chapters) are read weekly and all assigned work is completed.  Weekly assignments include “On Your Own” questions, a Study Guides or a Test, Lab Reports, and periodically there will be assigned articles to read.  Every other week parents are responsible for proctoring tests at home. 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of High School Biology

Required Curriculum: Textbook Apologia:  The Human Body: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, 2nd Edition, ISBN: 978-1935495727. 

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Physics (10-12 grade) (not offered 2021/2022)

Instructor: TBD

Course Description:  The science of physics is an attempt to explain everything that is observed in nature. This course will be an overview of the advances made over the last three thousand years in that monumental task and will provide a detailed introduction to the methods and concepts of general physics while heavily emphasizing vector analysis. This course is ideal preparation for a university-level physics course and will provide the student with a strong background in one-dimensional and two-dimensional motion, Newton’s laws and their application, gravity, work and energy, momentum, periodic motion, waves, optics, electrostatics, electrodynamics, electrical circuits, and magnetism.

Prerequisites: Students must be enrolled in Algebra 2 or higher math to be placed in Physics.

Required Curriculum:  Exploring Creation with Physics 2nd Edition (Model 978-1-932012-42-2)