General Science 2: Survey of Geology & Archaeology (Curriculum Pack)

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Explore four fascinating branches of science through the engaging, full-color Wonders of Creation series in General Science 2: Survey of Geology and Archaeology! In this unique science course students in grades 7 - 12 will explore caves, archaeology, fossils, and geology as they discover fascinating facts, incredible wonders, captivating structures, and God’s glory on display throughout creation! This study of the Creator’s handiwork will fill your student with awe and wonder while helping to cement their biblical worldview.

This junior high and high school level science course allows one core area of science to be studied per quarter. Lessons are scheduled five days a week and should take 30 – 45 minutes to complete.

What’s Included

1 x General Science 2: Survey of Geology & Archaeology (Teacher Guide)
1 x The Archaeology Book
1 x The Cave Book
1 x The Geology Book
1 x The Fossil Book
SKU M967-7-SET
Manufacturer Master Books
Title General Science 2: Survey of Geology & Archaeology (Curriculum Pack)
ISBN 13 9780890519677
Page Count 5 Books Involved
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Weight (in lbs) 7.5

Uncover the fields of archaeology and geology through engaging full-color text, fascinating illustrations, worksheets and activities in this unique General Science 2 course! Through ancient ruins, caves, fossils, and geology your student will study the world through a Biblical worldview and discover the handiwork of their Creator as they explore scientific facts, principles, and their application to our lives.

In General Science 2 your student will:

  • Create bricks and a teacup, classify rocks, observe erosion, develop research and analysis skills, and more
  • Explore geology, caves, fossils, and archaeology
  • Discover the climate, geologic processes, and features of caves and karst rocks
  • Learn about the different kinds of rocks fossils are found in coal and oil formation
  • Investigate how the flood affected fossil formation
  • Explore the varied features of the Earth's surface - from plains to peaks
  • and so much more!

General Science 2 Curriculum Pack Includes:

General Science 2 Teacher Guide

  • Suggested Daily Schedule—saving you time!
  • Worksheets
  • Quizzes & Tests
  • Answer Key

The Cave Book

Explore deep into the hidden wonders beneath the surface as cave expert Dr. Emil Silvestru guides your student on an illuminating and educational journey through the mysterious world of caves. Discover the beautiful formations, thriving ecology, unique animals, and fragile balance of this little-seen ecosystem in caves from around the globe as your student:

  • Learns a creationary model of how caves form
  • Discovers the history of how caves have been used by humans for shelter and worship
  • Creates a stone axe and learns about early tools
  • Investigates unusual animals that make caves their home

The Fossil Book

Fossils have fascinated humans for centuries. From the smallest diatoms to the largest dinosaurs, finding a fossil is an exciting and rewarding experience. But where did they come from, and how long have they been around? Your student will discover the answers to this and more as they:

  • Begin their own fossil collection
  • Learn what kinds of fossils are commonly found, the age of fossils, and how to identify them
  • Explore how scientists find and preserve fossils
  • Discover how the flood affected fossil formation
  • Analyze the difference between evolutionists’ and creationists’ views on fossils

The Geology Book

Rocks firmly anchored to the ground and rocks floating through space fascinate us. Jewelry, houses, and roads are just some of the ways we use what has been made from geologic processes to advance civilization. Your student will discover varied features of the Earth's surface - from plains to peaks as they:

  • Learn what really carved the Grand Canyon
  • Discover how thick the Earth's crust is
  • Explore how sedimentary deposition occurs through water, wind, and ice
  • Observe the effects of erosion
  • Investigate the powerful effects of volcanic activity
  • Analyze radioisotope and carbon dating

The Archaeology Book

The Archaeology Book guides your student on an exciting exploration of history and ancient cultures! They'll learn both the techniques of the archaeologist and the accounts of some of the richest discoveries of the Middle East that demonstrate the accuracy and historicity of the Bible as your student unearths:

  • How archaeologists know what life was like in the past
  • Why broken pottery can tell more than gold or treasure can
  • History of ancient cultures, including the Hittites, Babylonians, and Egyptians
  • The early development of the alphabet and its impact on discovery
  • The numerous archaeological finds that confirm biblical history
  • Why the Dead Sea scrolls are considered such a vital breakthrough

Course Features:

  • 30-45 minutes per lesson, 5x per week
  • Perforated, 3-hole punched worksheets
  • Recommended Grade Level: 7th - 12th
  • 1 Year / 1 Credit
Great set!
Review by Debbie
My non-loving Science daughter has loved the General Math 1/2 series, especially with the Academy add-on!
Very interesting series
Review by Gina
This series covers a lot of interesting information about our Earth. My son finds that some of the work seems like busy work. I wish the vocabulary words were actually worked in to the text and not on a separate vocabulary page.
Made my son love science again
Review by Brenda
My son dreaded science until we started these books it was a real game changer he enjoyed doing this course. He said "it was more like an adventure than boring school time" These books are well written and very informative. I would highly recommend this course.
Enjoying except for definitions
Review by Stephanie
We use these at our homeschool group and are approximately half way through the GS 2 books. I teach the 7-9 grade science. I have enjoyed teaching out of these books. I like how they are set up and the range of information in them. The only thing I would like to see done differently are the definitions. On the worksheets there are 'Words to Know' sections but in the text it is not always clear what the definition is. I know this is sometimes frustrating for students, especially those who care about knowing the correct information but do not have good detective skills yet and struggle to cifer out the info from the reading. Other than that These are great books especially for this age.
Wonderful Set
Review by Jennifer
We loved General Science 1 set so much, we purchased this level 2 set. These books contain beautiful pictures. They are easy to follow, and scale for various grade levels. I highly recommend this pack.
Excellent for multiple levels of students
Review by Emily
I love that these books can be used for multiple levels of students. The pages have beautiful pictures and are wonderful to set out for kids to grab and read, even if not currently taking this course. I often refer to these books as kids take history courses. The answer keys are in the back of the workbooks, which helps in grading student's work. You can tear out or leave in. I've done both.
Thorough & Exciting Program!
Review by Rebecca
My 12 year old truly enjoyed every book in this course. We loved how everything was tied back to biblical truth and how the authors were not shy to address flaws in some scientific theories such as carbon dating. From parents perspective I appreciate how simply laid out the schedule is. There's no guess work or need for hours of filling in a lesson planner! It is beyond user friendly.
Interesting
Review by Monica
I so wanted to love this course. It may have been because it was our first year stepping away from the God's Design series (which we love), but it wasn't quite up to our expectations. We found it interesting and informative, but there were some parts that seemed a bit over my eighth grader's (and my) head. Still a good set. The books themselves are beautiful. And he did learn a lot, it was just very different than what we had become accustomed to.
Great!!
Review by Jennifer
These are great books I love how they are set up !! Great worksheets as well !! They are hardcover which I like! You can also use them for other grade levels for other children!!
Fun and informative!
Review by Dawn
My 8th grader loved this course. She loved the 4 different areas of study and learning about each one. I love how it was laid out and easy for me to grade.
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