Grade 9 - Science
Earth Science (Credit: 1.00)Dig into the earth with this interactive exploration of our planet and its place in the universe with Ignitia Earth Science. Students will learn about the earth's form, structure, and systems, and the forces that change them over time. From the earth's core to the diversity of its crust, the entire planet is covered in this engaging course. As a part of a complete learning management system, earth 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.
From geothermal energy deep within its core to the rocks and minerals that lie on its surface, the earth is the focus of this engaging high school science course. Students will enjoy digging into interactive lessons that examine the changing face of the planet. Lessons include the study of geochemical cycles, earthquakes and volcanoes, the earth's resources, the effects of weather, atmospheric cycles, and the earth's place in the solar system. The course units include 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 Earth Science enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.
Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics: