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Interactive Live Class
No Parent Planning Required
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Live Class: Physical Science – Wednesday 10:30 am – Mr. Blythe

Original price was: $690.00.Current price is: $655.50.

Join students worldwide in Apologia’s Live Class: Exploring Creation with Physical Science. Your instructor, Larry Blythe, will guide you through an exploration of the incredible science of non-living things. Experience the awe and wonder of God’s creation as you learn about the atoms that make up everything, the scientific forces that govern our world, and more.

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. -Romans 1:20

GRADE LEVEL: 8th (recommended)
CLASS DATES: Aug 21, 2024-May 7, 2025
DAY OF THE WEEK: Wednesday
TIME: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

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Larry Blythe

M.A. Apologetics, Theology, Philosophy, Pastoral Theology

Although Larry is a “jack of all trades and master of some,” he has become proficient in teaching and training science, art, and music in Christian education. But most importantly, he is a follower of the Messiah, Jesus Christ.

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In Apologia’s Live Physical Science class, students will begin to understand the wonders of creation by learning about chemistry, physics, earth science, and biology.

Prerequisites: 7th-Grade Math (See Details)
Course Credit: One Middle School Science Credit

Required Class Materials

  • Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 4th Edition Textbook (releasing Spring 2024)
  • Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 4th Edition Student Notebook (releasing Spring 2024)
  • Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 4th Edition Course Guide & Answer Key (releasing Spring 2024)
  • Lab materials—a supply list can be found in the textbook. These include everyday household items or supplies that can be easily purchased at a local superstore or hardware store.
  • Basic calculator
  • Colored pencils (optional)
  • Computer with microphone

Course Topics

  • Measurement, Units, and Conversions
  • Chemistry—Properties and States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonds, Reactions, and Energy
  • Physics—Mechanics of Motion, Forces, Energy, Sound, and Light
  • Newton’s Laws and the Fundamental Forces in Creation—Gravity, Electromagnetic Forces, and Weak and Strong Forces
  • Earth Science—Earth, Our Atmosphere, and Beyond
  • Biochemistry
  • Physics and Forensics
  • Biophysics
  • Scientific Research

Course Specifics

This course prepares students for the rigors of high school biology, chemistry, and physics. Students are guided through the steps of writing a formal scientific lab report using the MLA format, a skill that will benefit them for years to come. 

There are many opportunities for hands-on experiments, and several will be demonstrated and discussed during live classes.

Recorded Classes

All classes are video recorded and available for students to watch later so they don’t miss any instruction.

International Students

We welcome international students from across the world. Please note that all classes are taught in the Eastern time zone. 

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