Space Science


Gain a greater appreciation for the majesty of God's creations as you journey through the Milky Way in our newly updated Space Science unit. Filled with breathtaking free videos and interactive learning, discover the wonders of our universe and the planets of our solar system, how astronomy has influenced our world, and much more in this family-style course. This 152-page unit requires a smaller amount of prep time and supplies than other units, making it a good unit to do when you don’t have a lot of time for preparation. Full page lesson extensions throughout the unit provide added learning for grades 7-8. Also check out our Read-Aloud Book Pack for all ages and Galileo, specially designed for grades 7–8! 

Each family will need one copy of the Course Book and one Student Journal per child. 

Lesson 1: Introduction to Space
Lesson 2: Discovering Stars
Lesson 3: Locating Constellations
Lesson 4: The Solar System and Our Sun
Lesson 5: Terrestrial Planets: Mercury and Venus
Lesson 6: Terrestrial Planets: Earth and Mars
Lesson 7: The Phases of the Moon
Lesson 8: The Tides and Gravity
Lesson 9: Asteroids, Comets, Meteors, and Meteoroids
Lesson 10: The Gas Giants: Jupiter and Saturn
Lesson 11: The Gas Giants: Uranus and Neptune
Lesson 12: The History of Astronomy
Lesson 13: The Space Race
Lesson 14: Space Exploration, Part 1: The Past
Lesson 15: Space Exploration, Part 2: The Future