Grade 8 - Science

General Science II (Credit: 1.00)

Budding scientists will discover many facets of the exciting world of science as they study atoms and molecules, rocks and fossils, nutrition and health, oceanography, and inner and outer space from a Christian worldview in this interactive physical science course. As a part of a complete learning management system, Ignitia 8th Grade Science is a self-directed course infused with technology-based lessons, tools, and exercises to enrich learning for students, and streamline instruction and administrative tasks for teachers. Like all Ignitia courses, Bible verses (KJV) and biblical references support the development of a Christian worldview and encourage practical Christian living.

Scientific discovery is within the reach of every student with this online physical science course for 8th graders. Students explore the building blocks of our world and how these small particles interact to create energy and physical mass. Lessons on measurement, observation, and evaluation encourage students to see the world through the eyes of science. Beginning with a study of the earth and fossil evidence, to the exploration of space, the course encourages critical thinking and analysis while fostering biblical beliefs and practical problem solving. The course units includes text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia 8th Grade Science enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:
  • Science and Technology
  • Structure of Matter
  • Properties of Matter
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Energy and Change
  • Energy and Magnetism
  • Machines and Work
  • Balance in Nature
  • Science and Technology Vocations