Curriculum Schedule for 8th Grade Science, BJU Press 4th Edition
This curriculum schedule was designed to be used with BJU Press 8th Grade Science, a curriculum that combines the flexibility of homeschooling with the structure of textbook learning that many parents are familiar and comfortable with.
Well Planned Gal's course schedule helps you keep your student on track throughout the year while also providing the flexibility you need to make adjustments as needed along the way.
This eighth grade science course explores earth science with a look at geology, minerals, water, the atmosphere, the solar system, and more, teaching your student how to explore science from a biblical perspective.
Curriculum Needed for This Course Schedule*
- Earth Science Student Text (4th ed.)
- Earth Science Student Lab Manual (4th ed.)
- Earth Science Tests (4th ed.)
- Earth Science Teacher's Edition (4th ed.)
- Earth Science Teacher's Edition Lab Manual (4th ed.)
- Earth Science Tests Answer Key (4th ed.)
- Fossil Collection - 15 fossils; Scott Resources (optional)
- Rock Collection, Classroom (optional)
*These items must be purchased separately.
- Total Number of Weeks: 36
- Total Number of Assignments: 133
- Daily Time: approximately 45 minutes
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|Grade||Middle School, 8|
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CURRICULUM NEEDED FOR THIS COURSE SCHEDULE
Below you will find the curriculum required for this course schedule. All items must be purchased separately.
Earth Science Student Lab Manual (4th ed.)
This lab manual accompanies BJU Press' sold-separately Earth Science Student Text, 4th Edition. Lab exercises provide a framework for increasing students understanding of the material, offering a more complete study than activity worksheets can provide.
Helping students learn through hands-on, actual experimentation, they'll identity rocks, make graphs, predict the weather, go stargazing, and launch rockets amongst many activities. 260 pages, perforated and three-hole-punched, softcover. 4th Edition.
Fossil Collection - 15 fossils; Scott Resources (optional)
This fossil collection contains 15 number-coded vertebrate and invertebrate specimens in a compartmentalized container.
Rock Collection, Classroom (optional)
Includes minerals, ores, gemstones, and rocks (sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic). Provides a booklet describing the specimens. Comes in a compartmentalized box with the numbered specimens identified on a separate list.
Earth Science Teacher's Edition (4th ed.)
This teacher's edition accompanies BJU Press' Earth Science Student Text, 4th Edition. Student pages are reduced, with wrap-around margins that contain teaching objectives, teaching schedules, additional information and resources, and answers to all review questions. A support materials CD with completely worked-out solutions to all questions, digital visuals, spreadsheets, and more is included.
Earth Science Tests (4th ed.)
Evaluate student progress and comprehension with this set of tests. Designed to be used with the sold-separately BJU Press Earth Science Text, 4th Edition. Glue binding for easy removal. Multiple choice, essay, short answer, and sentence completion exercises are included. One test for each chapter. Grade 8.
Earth Science Tests Answer Key (4th ed.)
This answer key accompanies BJU Press' sold-separately Earth Science Grade 8 Test Pack. Loose-leaf and three-hole-punched answer sheets feature reproductions of the student tests with the correct answers overlaid. The answers are in light grey with the appropriate page numbers noted where the answers may be found.
Earth Science Student Text (4th ed.)
Formerly Space and Earth Science, 3rd Ed., this new edition features a new cover, new title, and newly reworked and added content. Two scientists-one portraying a secular, the other a biblical-perspective, will help to guide you through the text. Moving from the ground up, students will learn the history of the earth; the soil, rocks, and fossils; oceans, seas, lakes, and rivers; the atmosphere; and space.
Special boxes throughout the text provide different notes on items of biblical, earth science, maps/mapping, geographic locations, and information on the changing climate debate. Unfamiliar words are defined with their etymology; short biographies may also be highlighted in the sidebar. Section review questions and chapter review summaries with review questions are also included. 714 pages, glossary and index included. 4th Edition. Grade 8.
Earth Science Teacher's Edition Lab Manual (4th ed.)
This lab manual teacher's edition accompanies BJU Press' sold-separately Earth Science Student Lab Manual, 4th Edition. Reduced student pages have the correct answers overlaid, while the margins provide instructions, tips, and room to write in notes. Teacher notes are indicated with special graphics; they provide notes on equipment needed, Google Earth activities, math guidance, web resources, review of key concepts, and outside additional resources you might find helpful. 265 pages, spiralbound, softcover. An alphabetical equipment/materials needed list is also included.