Earth Science, Grades 6+
Homeschool Earth Science can be one of the best parts of homeschooling your child. Use this information-packed, video-rich course to jumpstart your child’s fascination with this great planet of ours. From gravity to motion to why earthquakes happen, this self-paced course explains it all. Keep your child on track throughout the course with quizzes, and make sure to enrich the learning experience with the suggested hands-on activities.
This unique homeschool Earth science course has been called “outstanding” and continues to be one of our best sellers.
This course is recommended for grades 6 and above, but fast-learning homeschoolers as young as 10 years old have successfully mastered the concepts presented in it. Also a great refresher for homechooled high schoolers.
See a full list of topics covered below.
|Earth’s Place in the Universe||Investigating Earth’s Past||Restless Earth||Mountains, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes|
|The Universe||Earth Origins||Earth’s Hot Body||Plate Tectonics in Action|
|Life and Death of Stars||Matter, Minerals, and Rocks||Shifting Earth||Mountain-building|
|A Solar System of Our Own||Clues to Earth’s Past||Evidence of Plate Tectonics||Volcanoes|
|Gravity and Planetary Motion||Earthquakes|
|The Earthling Experience|
|Earth’s Changing Surface||Energetic Earth||Atmosphere and Oceans||Earth Systems|
|Weathering, Soil, and Erosion||Energy and Heat||Atmosphere||Earth Cycles|
|Surface Water, Groundwater, and Glaciers||Solar Energy||Oceans||The Carbon Cycle|
|Wind, Waves, and Shorelines||Geothermal Energy||Convection in the Atmosphere and Oceans||Systems Thinking and Human Impact|
|Convection||Weather and Climate|
|For Teachers||For Students||Types of Assignments||State Standards|
|RTI alerts||Differentiated Instruction||237 minutes of video (with scrolling transcripts)||State Standards|
|Editable rubrics||Note-taking||47 critical thinking questions|
|Progress reporting||Re-teaching||250 multiple choice questions|
|Automatic grading||28 drag n’ drop graphic organizers|
|Student-to-teacher messaging||85 vocab words (with audio playback)|