Intro to Astronomy (Curriculum Pack)

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For Ages 12-14

Explore the wonders of the night sky with your junior high homeschool student in Master Books’ Intro to Astronomy curriculum! In this fascinating science course, students will discover the majestic beauty of God’s vast universe.

Through intriguing text and full-color photographs and illustrations, students will learn how to observe the night sky (with or without binoculars or telescope), the best times to see specific galaxies and celestial objects, and how to determine what they are looking at during certain times of the year!

What’s Included

1 x Intro to Astronomy (Teacher Guide)
1 x The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky

A Look Inside

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Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky

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SKU M760-4-SET
Manufacturer Master Books
Title Intro to Astronomy
ISBN 13 9780890517604
Page Count 2 Books Included
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Weight (in lbs) 3.9

Discover the Wonder of the Night Sky!

In Intro to Astronomy, junior high students will learn the basics of stargazing with or without a telescope. In the student text, The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky, Dr. Jason Lisle comprehensively guides your student through the field of astronomy and its declaration of the glory of God. This Christian homeschool science curriculum will teach them to identify stars, planets, and constellations, while discovering God’s incredible design of the universe!

In this course packed with 150 beautiful, full-color star-charts, students will discover:

  • How the phases of the moon work
  • When the next solar eclipse will take place
  • The brightest start in the west
  • How to find Saturn
  • What solar objects may be seen without binoculars or telescope
  • and so much more!

Intro to Astronomy Curriculum Pack Includes:

Intro to Astronomy Teacher Guide

  • Suggested daily schedule—saving you time!
  • Worksheets
  • Quizzes
  • Answer Keys

The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky

Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets as Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, guides your student in examining the beauty of God’s Creation with 150 full color star-charts! The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky now includes the FREE Stargazer’s Planisphere. This chart helps your student locate the positions of stars on any night of the year so they can better enjoy God’s amazing night sky.

Course Features:

  • 30-45 minutes per lesson, 2-3x per week
  • Perforated, 3-hole punched worksheets
  • Recommended Grade Level: 7th - 8th
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Homeschool Astronomy Courses Prove the Bible Can Be Trusted

“Everyone should have a base level understanding of the sciences and how they confirm biblical creation." Dr. Jason Lisle Now junior high and high school homeschool students can study astronomy. Master Books offers the following courses to help your student discover the wonder of our God who created the planets, moon, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and comets.

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Astronomy
Review by Monica
Both kids (6th & 8th grad) enjoyed this course. Very informative. I even learned things! Didn't take alot of time to complete worksheets.
Creation based astronomy
Review by marilyn
Good astronomy course, I love that it doesn't have lots of work sheets with it, and that it gives us some free days every week!
Beautiful Book
Review by Julie
The book is absolutely beautiful! Lessons are well laid out, and and very enjoyable!
Challenging, but engaging
Review by Beth
We used this set for an 8th grader. He enjoyed it so much that we've bought the high school version too. Challenging enough but interesting, engaging, and "fascinating," says the boy. Truthfully an open-and-go curriculum that isn't overwhelming for the student OR the person who has to check the work!
Great intro to Astronomy
Review by Amanda
This course is a great intro to astronomy. The book is very colorful and interesting, and the worksheets are simple and not overwhelming. I love how it is laid out in a 2-3 day schedule so we can be flexible with our classes. We were able to add this as a second science this year and it worked out very well.
Beautiful course
Review by Christina
This book is absolutely beautiful. My daughter has really enjoyed the textbook and it was a nice short course ( worked at faster than suggested) to fill in the last semester before high school. Great overview into astronomy!
Amazing! MAKES CREATION EVEN MORE BEAUTIFUL
Review by Jill
Wonder why God is so Amazing? HERE'S JUST ONE AMAZING REASON X'S ( TIMES) A BILLION!!!
Breathtaking
Review by Tia
My 6th grader loves anything astronomy, he thought it would be an easy subject and is blown away by how much actually goes into learning about astronomy that he is amazed every time he reads further into it. Loving it!!
A slow start, but lots of good info
Review by AJ
This one took a couple chapters to feel comfortable in, but after that my son is learning quite a bit. He has a new found fascination with the skys! Hopefully during the summer he can really get to see them well!
Great course
Review by Courtney
My daughter has really enjoyed this Astronomy course. It only takes about 40 minutes a day amd you learn so much.

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