Science-2-U is celebrating 25 years of serving the homeschool community! Thank you for being a part of it.

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ONLINE ONLY COURSES

LOCATION/INFORMATION: These classes are ONLINE ONLY via Zoom. An access link will be provided by the instructor to all registered students prior to the first day of class. Students will log on and follow the instructor for a lecture and a lab presentation. All lab worksheets will be accessed via Google Classroom. Parents will be required to purchase lab supplies independently in advance. A supply list will be provided as well as links to vendors to purchase the items. These classes will always be ONLINE ONLY. These are classes that are taking place live at one of our learning centers and are also available to online students via Zoom. Please email dlosey@pacificcoastlc.com if you have any questions regarding how our online classes work.

CALENDAR:  Class instruction begins August 31st, 2023 with 1st Semester ending December 14th. Second Semester starts January 11th and ends May 9th, 2024. 

There will be no classes on the following dates: Nov 20 – 24, Dec 18 – Dec 31, 2023;  Jan 1 – Jan 5, Feb 19 – 23, Mar 25 – Apr 5, 2024.

PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PURCHASING A TEXTBOOK AND ALL SUPPLIES FOR ONLINE CLASSES. A supply list will be provided by your instructor prior to the first day of school. 
You may click the links at the top of the page or below the day/time of classes to access detailed class descriptions and textbook information, or click the blue buttons that say REGISTER NOW to register for classes.  

ALL REGISTRATION IS FOR ONE FULL SCHOOL YEAR, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE. YOU MUST NOTIFY SCIENCE-2-U dlosey@pacificcoastlc.com IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DROP A CLASS AT ANY TIME. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL TUITION THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH IN WHICH YOU SEND YOUR DROP NOTICE.

POs & SEMESTER PAYMENTS MUST BE REQUESTED OR MADE EACH SEMESTER. IT IS THE PARENTS’ RESPONSIBILITY TO GET THEIR POs OR MAKE THEIR PAYMENTS PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF EACH SEMESTER.

JR HIGH CLASSES 6 - 8th $425* PER SEMESTER

PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PURCHASING ALL SUPPLIES FOR ONLINE CLASSES.
A supply list will be provided by your instructor prior to the first day of school. 
(Physical Science is available to 8th graders and is listed under High School Classes)

Earth & Space Science 8th $425

This course is for older middle school students (8th grade). We will cover material in the following areas: stars and planets, the sun, asteroids, comets, meteors, The Space Program, weather, rocks and minerals, fossils, mountain formation, volcanoes, earthquakes, erosion, glaciers and more! Each week will have a live lecture and hands-on lab. Textbook reading, homework questions, lab paperwork, and tests will be completed by the student at home. A science fair project will be completed by each student at the end of the 2nd semester. Two (optional) field trips will be offered during the year.

THURSDAY 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Life Science 7th $425

This course is for Jr High students (ideally 7th) and is an introductory to the life sciences. We will cover cells, genetics, mitosis/meiosis, photosynthesis, protein synthesis, respiration, the 6 kingdoms and human anatomy. Each week will have a live lecture and hands on lab. Textbook reading, homework questions, lab paperwork and tests will be completed by the student at home. A science fair project will also be completed by each student during 2nd semester. A field trip may be offered.


THURSDAY 
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Marine Science 6th $425

This course is designed for younger middle school students (6th grade). We will introduce your student to the beauty of our oceans and the organisms that live in them. We will also focus on some local creatures that live right on our beaches, including the California grunion which lays its eggs here in the sand! Some dissections and fun projects are included. Each week will have a live lecture and hands-on lab. Textbook reading, homework questions, lab paperwork, and tests will be completed by the student at home. A Shark Report will be completed by each student at the end of 2nd semester. Two (optional) field trips will be offered during the year.

THURSDAY 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES 8 - 12th $450 - $475* PER SEMESTER

PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PURCHASING ALL SUPPLIES FOR ONLINE CLASSES.
A supply list will be provided by your instructor prior to the first day of school. 

Physical Science 8 - 9th
$450

This course is an introduction to chemistry and physics and is open to both 8th and 9th graders. Both grades will receive the same lecture and lab but the requirements for high school credit will be more. 9th graders will be responsible for a higher level of difficulty as measured by assessments, lab reports and projects. If you plan on having your student take the the 8th grade California State Science Exam, earth and physical science topics will be on it. The class is a-g certified provided that your charter school or PSP has approved it for high school. Physical science counts as one of your two years of science with a lab in high school. A working knowledge of math through Algebra 1 is necessary for this class. Each week will include 90 minutes of lecture and hands-on lab. Each student will complete a science fair project. 

THURSDAY 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Biology 9 - 10th $475

This high school general biology class fulfills one of the two years of high school science necessary for graduation. The class is a-g certified provided that your charter school or PSP has approved it. Each weekly meeting is 2 hours long and will be comprised of a lecture and a hands-on lab. There are 2-4 tests on the material we are covering monthly. There will be 2 practicum tests included as well. 

THURSDAY 8:30 am – 10:30 am