In keeping with the philosophy of encouraging wonder and equipping students with the tools of scientific study, Course 1: Life Science is intended to encourage a love for the natural world and the miracle of the human body. Students will be prepared for subsequent science courses through the development of good observation and note-taking skills, […]
At Wilson Hill Academy we believe that teaching science in the grammar stage should equip students to begin thinking about God’s creation both “Christianly” and “scientifically.” This means reinforcing the child’s natural wonder for the world God created and helping each child see God’s glory as revealed in His creation.
For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead. – Romans 1:20
It also means equipping the student with “tools” that can be used as he or she begins to explore God’s world and discover the depths of His creation. These tools include observation and classification, exercises in comparison and contrast and a beginning appreciation for concepts like cause-and-effect, process thinking and systems thinking.
In keeping with the philosophy of encouraging wonder and equipping students with the tools of scientific study, Course 2: Sky and Space is designed to stimulate curiosity. What is the optimal design for a model rocket? Will we colonize Mars in my lifetime? Why do Northerners have a “White Christmas” while Southerners decorate palm trees […]
This 6th grade course is new for 2021-22 as part of our restructuring of the science sequence in 6th-8th grades. It is not the same as the Earth Science (Bridge) class and is not challenging enough for 8th graders. At Wilson Hill Academy we believe that teaching science in the grammar stage should equip […]