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Class Info

Earth Science (Katy)

Class Year:  2023-2024
Time:  Tue 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm;
Teacher:  Rachel Davis
Tuition:  $550 / Year or $55 / Month for 10 Months
Supply Fee:  $90 / Year Due Upon Registration - Non-Refundable After August 1
Location:  West (Katy)

Explore the Universe that God created and investigate how it all works perfectly together to create the world we live in. This course moves the student from the lithosphere of the earth itself, to the hydrosphere in and on the earth, to the atmosphere surrounding the earth, and finally out into space visiting the solar system and the rest of the universe. All of this is a quest to understand God’s created world.  This class is geared toward and intended for 8th grade students.

  • This class is designed to teach and hone a variety of important skills needed in high school including:
    • Research skills - A guided project is assigned in which the students research, form, and execute an action plan in addition to writing an essay.
    • Study skills - by exploring how the student learns best and by reinforcing the information in a variety of ways.
    • Note taking skills - worksheets become more interactive and students learn to record important notes from the lecture.
    • Public speaking/oral reporting skills - the students share their researched information when they do a formal presentation with their project.
    • Lab skills - developed during the exploratory labs and investigations.
    • Critical thinking skills - Class discussion, higher-thinking questions, lab analysis and conclusions.
  • The Lecture introduces the topic and prepares students for the laboratory exercises and testing.
  • Homework: 45 min-1 hr/day.
  • Parents partner with Mrs. Davis for their student's success by checking Google Classroom weekly and overseeing their student's completion of assignments and review for testing.

LABS: I will provide copies of all labs, included in the supply fee. DO NOT buy the lab manual that goes with the textbook.

Supply fee: $90

Tuition: $550/year or 10 monthly payments of $55.

Textbooks: Bob Jones, Earth Science, 5th Ed.

Parents provide the textbooks for their student. Only student texts are to be purchased.

Class time: 2 hours, once weekly


*Withdrawal fee after 9/30 of that school year is 3 months of tuition.

*The Supply Fee and Mrs. Davis’s science form are due upon registration.

*If the Supply fee and science form are not received within 2 weeks of registration, the student may be unenrolled from class.

*The Supply Fee is non-refundable after August 1st.