Junior High Earth Science Classes

Earth Science

Jr. High – Grade Level 6-8 – two-semester course
Cost of class: $400 per semester
*See Locations and Schedules for possible additional Student Fees that may be added to your classes and possibly payable with charter funds.

Note: Lab supplies will be provided when students are In-Person for class. For online students, a supply list will be provided so they may do the experiments with us. The cost of lab supplies will typically be covered by charter school funds if purchased through an approved vendor.


This class will cover material in the following areas: 

  • Stars and Planets
  • The Sun
  • Asteroids
  • Comets
  • Meteors
  • The Space Program
  • Weather
  • Minerals and Rocks
  • Fossils
  • Mountain Formation
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes
  • Erosion
  • Glaciers

 -and more!

Classes meet for 90 minutes once a week. This course includes lectures, hands-on labs, homework assignments, quizzes, and a science fair project.

Two textbook options are available for this course: Pick one. (Charter students must discuss these options with their Charter). Check our BookNook for possible availability from parents.

Space and Earth Science Student Text (3rd ed.)
by Terrance Egolf, Franklin Hall, Rachel Santopietro
ISBN: 978-1-59166-299-0
Publisher: BJU Press, 2005
Length: 928 pp. Format: softbound; 2 volumes


Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe – Student Edition
ISBN: 9780078746369
Publisher: Glencoe, 2008, Hardcover

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