Science Center

This page focuses on the science resources you will find on Its goal is to help you find resources by skill or topic. For a complete list of our courses (including science, health, and nutrition courses), please visit the Quick Links page. Please watch the Latest News page for updates on new science-related courses!

Advanced Chemistry: This advanced chemistry course covers all the basic topics of general chemistry. As an advanced course, it is suitable for grades 11-12 and would be best appreciated by a student who has already had a basic introduction to chemistry. This course includes approximately 25 hours of video instruction, supplemental readings, extensive practice exercises, and answer keys.

All About Animals: From jaguars to butterflies, introduce your children to a wide array of God’s creatures, where they live, what they eat, and what sets them apart from other animals. All About Animals includes colorful text, puzzle pages, fun facts, activities, and more.

Anatomy & Physiology: This high school anatomy and physiology course takes a closer look at how and why the human body works and God’s remarkable design in the body’s tiniest details.

Animal Science: In Animal Science with veterinarian and teacher Dr. Sonya Brouillette, we’ll study twenty-seven weekly lessons covering animal classification, digestive systems, reproduction, food animals, companion animals, human responsibility toward animals, and preventative care in domestic animals.

A World of Animals: From hamsters to hammerheads, A World of Animals takes elementary students on an engaging adventure through the world of animals. They’ll learn how these animals are classified, what they like to eat, whether or not they are endangered, and how to care for the animals that are possible pets.

Botany: Plant Science and Field Studies

Botany: Plant Science and Field Studies: Throughout this nine-week Botany: Plant Science and Field Studies homeschool course, students use a journal/notebook to record vocabulary words and their definitions. They provide short paragraph answers to some questions as well as look more deeply into a few topics covering the science of plants. Students have the opportunity to perform experiments, demonstrations, and observations through field study of plants.

Bug Science with Rosemarie Pagano brings you fourteen weekly lessons that explore the mysteries and complexities of one of our most underappreciated creatures—the worm. Learn about how they move, how they breathe, how they eat, and the many ways they impact our world. Discover both the good and the dangerous types of worms, learn about vermicomposting, and unearth a world of fun science.

Charlotte Mason Preschool: Join Brittney Jordan for six four-week Charlotte Mason Preschool units that explore nature study themes and incorporate activities such as handicrafts, art, and living books to help you and your littlest ones enjoy purposeful play and fun time together.

Chemistry: All Things Matter Anna Crisostomo loves teaching middle school science and challenging her students to think and create! This twelve-week introduction to chemistry covers topics such as the physical and chemical properties of matter, the phases of matter, and more.

Chemistry Help: Matthew Poston includes thirty-six short instructional chemistry videos (between 5 and 15 minutes in length), printable worksheets, printable answer keys, and video explanations of the answer keys. It is designed to help expand on topics typically studied in high school chemistry such as scientific notation, mass and weight, conversions, significant digits, covalent compounds, ions, polyatomic ions, ionic compounds, energy, states of matter, specific heat, and latent heat. It is not designed to serve as a stand-alone class but rather an in-depth tutorial for extra help and practice in key areas of chemistry.

Curious Science: From diamonds to quicksand, slime eels to fire ants, this 2-year (72-week) Curious Science series incorporates eighteen one-month unit studies that will intrigue, surprise, and fascinate students and parents alike. Designed for elementary grades, each unit includes language arts, math, science, art, Bible, and history for 3rd-4thgrade, as well as activities for both younger and older students as well.

Creation, Nature, and You is a video-based supplement to an elementary science class. Students will take a closer look at seeds, soil, trees, fruit, and the wilderness in these eleven video specials.

Daily Discoveries: Yvonne Blake brings a series of Daily Discoveries unit studies that explore various environments such as the forest, the seashore, and ponds. Each environment is studied for four weeks, with each week containing reading material, vocabulary exercises, math, writing prompts, and an activity.

Dinosaurs and the Bible is a sixteen-week course presented by Patrick Nurre. It will try to solve some of the mysteries surrounding dinosaurs from a Creationist worldview and dispel some of the myths. What do believers in the Bible do with dinosaur fossils? Those who believe in the Bible have been ridiculed and misunderstood for over 250 years. This class will attempt to set the record straight.

Discovering Disgusting Creatures: Ugh, Yuck, and Whoa! This is the perfect course for any child who loves bugs and snakes and things that are slimy. It’s also a perfect course for any student who desires to see God’s handiwork and creativity. The eight different sets of worksheets and World Book Online eBooks include disgusting creatures that are ugly, gross, rude, and strange. Students will also learn about animals’ defense mechanisms and ability to use camouflage.

Earth Science is a full-year course designed for students in grades 7-9. Each session consists of three different types of activities: video lessons to watch, notes for the student to fill out as he/she watches the video lesson, and a worksheet to complete that will help the student study for the quiz. Quizzes, as well as answer keys, are provided. The course will explore aspects of geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.

Everyday Astronomy: Starting with the sun and moving out from there, “Professor Light” shares 180 bite-sized Everyday Astronomy lessons that introduce students to the wonders of God’s universe. Activities such as observing the stars, creating tasty snacks, and more are included.

Experiencing Weather is a fun five-part series that helps students discover weather phenomena through picture books. These unit studies help kids learn about various weather phenomena including snowflakes, fog, rain, and wind through engaging stories and fun hands-on activities. They will also get an introduction to the geography and food of the British Isles, learn writing skills, learn about art, and much more.

Exploring God’s World with Kindergarten Science combines young children’s love of animals and nature with easy-to-follow short stories and tons of hands-on activities. From flowers to flies and cats to coal, enjoy ninety bite-sized lessons, conduct experiments, and have fun!

Exploring God’s World with First Grade Science is a 36-week introduction to science for first grade. It includes text, experiments, activities, extension activities, and links to further resources.

Exploring God’s World with Second Grade Science: What are the planets like? How do the oceans work? What makes up a living thing? Exploring God’s World with Second Grade Science helps answer some of the myriad of questions students ask. Satisfy their curiosity with the text-based course filled with fun lessons and activities!

Exploring God’s World with Third Grade Science: From birds to seasons to tides, this third grade science course explores topics in biology and physical science. Students will learn about animals, body systems, matter, rocks, and more! Lessons include enjoyable activities and fun, interactive experiments that will reinforce learning and engage even the most reluctant learner.

Exploring God’s World of Fourth Grade Science explores topics often taught in fourth grade including the scientific method, plants and animals, habitats and environments, the earth and solar system, and many other topics. This full-year course includes reading assignments, worksheets, quizzes, and optional labs for hands-on practice.

Exploring God’s World with Fifth Grade Science: This course is designed to teach fifth grade students about the incredible creativity and diversity evident throughout creation. Through weekly lessons, reading assignments, comprehension questions, and periodic activities, students will study and explore the world around them.

Exploring God’s World with Sixth Grade Science: These online sixth grade science lessons include text to read as well as numerous online resources to explore and many hands-on experiments to help bring life science, earth science, and physical science to life.

Friendly Anatomy: Thorough knowledge of a subject area begins with a solid foundation. Veteran educator and large-animal veterinarian, Dr. Joey Hajda, builds this foundation with you in a gentle, friendly manner. Bone by bone, structure by structure, learn the anatomy of the bovine skeletal system. This is the perfect resource for the aspiring veterinarian or animal health technician.

Friendly Chemistry comes in 12 lessons that provide text, video, practice pages, quizzes, and tests. Topics including an introduction to chemistry, atoms, electrons, ions, and quantum mechanics are discussed. Favorite labs of Joey Hajda’s Friendly Chemistry course are included! Have fun learning the basics of chemistry with Joey’s creative class.

Fun with Gravity and Climate:These lessons include daily Bible reading from Genesis to help children understand gravity, creation, climate, and weather from a Biblical perspective as well as daily activities to reinforce their understanding. Each week, students complete activities such as writing assignments, printable activities, creating family treats in the kitchen, conducting research, and creating projects based on their research.

Fun with Science is a great way to introduce your younger elementary students to basic life science, earth science, and physical science concepts. From body systems to volcanoes, the five senses to the states of matter, students can discover amazing facts about God’s creation. Lots of printable worksheets and hands-on activities are included.

General High School Biology: The first semester includes a special introduction to science, human biology, ecology, and zoology. In the second semester, students will learn about botany, microbiology, cell biology, genetics, and origins. This course includes approximately 25 hours of video instruction, supplemental readings, and answer keys. A Christian, creationist worldview informs the lessons where appropriate.

Geology: Patrick Nurre, owner of Northwest Treasures and a popular conference speaker, is offering audio/video slideshows and weekly worksheets to help you discover the amazing world that God has created. His geology course is broken down into two units. Unit 1 covering Rocks and Minerals offers sixteen weekly lessons explaining how to identify various types of rocks, the roles each type of rock plays in our world, and how geology points to a Creator. Unit 2 covering the Geology of Our National Parks offers sixteen weekly lessons. From glaciers to volcanoes, explore the vast wealth of geology found in the United States National Park System.

Introduce your young learners to 120 of God’s most beautiful and amazing creatures! God’s Beautiful Creatures is a collection of the Hello, Beautiful! eBooks. Each book pairs beautiful colorful photographs with simple text that teaches about each animal. A photo index at the back of each book includes information about where the animal lives, what it eats, etc. Additional enrichment activities and links to maps of the countries where the animal lives are also provided.

Having Fun with Kindergarten Science: Get ready to go on a journey of exploration with your kindergartener! Through twenty-two engaging lessons and hands-on activities and experiments, they will have a chance to learn what a scientist does as well as learn about the world around them, including living and non-living things, life cycles, plants and animals, human senses, the weather, water, seasons, light, shadow, temperature, colors, and more.

Introduction to Life Science: Don’t let the graphic nonfiction presentation style (comic book style) fool you! Introduction to Life Science is packed full of information, illustrations that help clarify the concepts and facts, detailed diagrams, glossaries, and more.

Introduction to Physical Science: Whimsical characters introduce serious science in a fun way! Explore electricity, force and motion, heat, light, magnetism, matter and how it changes, properties of matter, sound, and more with engaging units and hands-on activities in an Introduction to Physical Science.

Kinetic Connections: If you have a child who learns best with a hands-on approach, check out the science tips Edwina Moody shares in Kinetic Connections.

Lapbooking Through Science: From farm animals to penguins, these mini science-themed lapbooks will introduce your younger students to human anatomy, healthy eating, and a variety of animals. Each lapbook includes basic lapbooking templates along with other activities.

Let’s Do Science Outside: These fun supplements are perfect for any time you want to grab some schoolwork and head outside! Whether you looking for a simple craft to do outside or an artistic challenge like creating art out of rocks and natural objects, you’ll find twenty worksheets ready to print and take outside!

Life Science: This full-year high school course studies the basic topics of life science including the scientific method, molecules, organic and inorganic compounds, cell structure and function, cell division, plant and animal tissue, support and transportation systems in plants and animals, biospheres and ecosystems, biodiversity, and classification.

Microscopes with Sheila: If you are on the verge of purchasing a microscope for your kids, then you need these helpful tips from Sheila Chairvolotti. Not only will you learn how to use a microscope, Sheila will also share her top choices for microscopes and give you some key features to look for when searching for the right microscope that works for your budget.

Nature Outdoors:  Erin Dean brings you fourteen monthly units exploring twenty-two different parts of nature, from traveling seeds to coyotes, rainbows to winter weather. Plenty of hands-on activities are provided.

Physical Science: Through downloadable and online readings, experiments/labs, and hands-on projects, students explore the three main branches of physical science—chemistry, physics, and earth science. Topics such as elements, acids and bases, chemical formulas, force and motion, work and energy, electricity and magnetism, geology, oceanography, meteorology, astronomy, and more are explored.

Physics (Introduction): Middle School. “Science Jim” Mueller’s educational and entertaining Physics class is designed especially for homeschoolers. This eighteen-week course provides an introduction to gravity, friction, velocity, acceleration, Newton’s laws, electricity, magnetism, and more, while having more fun than you ever thought possible.

Physics (High School): This course is a non-AP level physics course. If students plan on attending college, regardless of intended major, it will be adequate preparation and a complete course for a high school student; however, the math will not be quite as intense. A knowledge of math through Algebra 2 or trigonometry is helpful for taking this course, and having a basic physical science background in topics such as the scientific process, states of matter, and basic atomic structure before taking this course is recommended.

Red Wagon Biology for High School:This biology course is taught through online pre-recorded videos. Text instructions along with additional videos, experiments, and online reading are included in order to provide students with the knowledge that science was created by God. This is done through a study of the various kingdoms including Monera, Fungi, and Plantae; cellular respiration, ecology, and genetics. A discussion of evolution and its implausibility is provided.

Red Wagon Chemistry for High School: This in-depth chemistry course is taught through online pre-recorded videos. Text instructions along with additional videos, experiments, and online reading teach students about solids, liquids, and gases; the states of matter; the periodic table and the naming of elements, atomic structure and molecular structure. Reactions between chemicals is discussed, as well as thermodynamics and kinetics.

Red Wagon General Science for Middle School:This general science course is taught through online pre-recorded videos. Text instructions along with additional videos, experiments, online reading, crafts, etc., are included in order to provide students with the knowledge that science was created by God. This is done through a study of the history of science, scientific analysis, chemistry, physics, marine science, and more.

Red Wagon Human Body for High School:This high school human body course is taught through online pre-recorded videos. Text instructions along with additional videos, experiments, and online reading provide students with an understanding of cellular division, homeostasis, and the eleven systems of the human body, including the circulatory system, the endocrine system, and the digestive system. (The last module is about the reproductive system.)

Red Wagon Marine Biology for High School: This marine biology course is taught through online pre-recorded videos. Text instructions along with additional videos, experiments, and online reading teach students about the marine world created by God. Beginning with a discussion of the ocean water and an overview of the types of organisms living in the oceans, this course moves on to discuss in more detail algae, protozoa, plants, and various marine invertebrates and vertebrates. Students are taught about marine ecosystems, tidal zones, estuaries, coral reefs, and more.

Red Wagon Physics for High School:This physics course is taught through online pre-recorded videos. Text instructions along with additional videos, experiments, and online reading provide students with an understanding of velocity, acceleration, and displacement. They are taught how to understand and apply Newton’s Laws. They will also be shown how physics and math are connected. It is recommended the student complete algebra 1 and geometry and be familiar with sine, cosine, and tangent, as the later chapters include higher level math.

Red Wagon Physical Science for Middle School:This physical science course is taught through online pre-recorded videos. Text instructions along with additional videos, experiments, and online reading are included in order to provide students with the knowledge that science was created by God. This is done through a study of the atmosphere, Earth, weather, Newton’s Laws, sound, light, and more.

Science All Around Us: This fun series of stand-alone units is meant to enrich your early elementary science classes. Units explore the world of plants and animals through topics such as the food chain, migration, hibernation, dormancy, camouflage, metamorphosis, pollination, ecosystems, and more. Lessons are brightly colored and include both hands-on and written activities.

Science Experiments with Jason Lindsey: Jason is an award-winning science educator who loves to get kids hooked on science! Dive into more than 100 science experiments that demonstrate what you can do with basic household items in fun and easy experiments that will spark a love of science in your children.

Science Experiments with World Book is a fun way to get hands-on experience with science. Each science experiment includes the steps and instructions needed to complete it. Selected experiments also include video.

Science of Our Planet is a short, supplemental unit designed to help you introduce your younger elementary students to some of the basics of earth science. From natural resources to the atmosphere to ecosystems, students can discover amazing facts about God’s creation. Printable worksheets and hands-on activities are included.

Scientists A-Z is a fun look at science through the lens of history. Each short lesson is followed by comprehension questions, activities, and additional resources that provide options for going deeper.

Small World Sensory Science: One of the ways preschoolers learn is by touching, feeling, doing, and exploring. That is what Small World Sensory Science is designed to help them do. Through twelve lessons, they will explore the farm, the pond, the ocean, wind, construction, and much more. Because sensory activities can sometimes be messy, there is a lesson on helping to keep things tidy, too!

Tinkers Club: Dr. Ed Sobey has eight Tinkers Club inventing challenges for your curious students. Put your curiosity to work and come along as you take things apart and put them back together again in unique and unexpected ways.

Wonderful World of Bugs is divided into four units that explore why we should study bugs, what exactly is a bug, the lifecycles of butterflies and moths, and the practice of nature journaling. It includes hands-on assignments and also written assignments for families who choose not to bring nature indoors!

Wondrous Weather explores the science of weather conditions, the tools of meteorologists, methods of weather observation, and methods of weather forecasting. The class includes hands-on experiments, printable worksheets, and projects.

Be sure to check out our Science-themed Unit Studies!