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CHESSIE CLASS LIST WITH BOOK INFORMATION:

Please note that CHESSIE Staff will determine which classes are offered each year based on need of participants.

 All of the 4 highschool level classes below will be offered for 2019-2020.

Topic list for 2019-2020 for groups K, 1, 2A, 2B, 3, 4A, 4B

Motion/Flight, Ecology, Oceanography, magnetism/electricity, Nutrition, Outdoor Survival, First Aid, Plants

Physics (Grade Level 11, 12) High School Level

Prerequisite: Algebra II, recommended by Apologia

Teacher: Mrs. Amber Basener

Curriculum: Apologia Science, Exploring Creation with Physics

2nd edition by Dr. Jay Wile

Chemistry (Grade Level 9,10,11,12) High School level    

Prerequisite: Algebra I, recommended by Apologia

Teacher: Mrs. Sharon Shelton

Curriculum: Discovering Design with Chemistry by Dr. Jay Wile

Biology (Grade Level 9,10,11,12) High School Level

Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra

Recommended to have taken or be taking

Algebra I during this course. Recommended by Apologia.

Teacher: Mrs. Sharon Shelton                                                

Curriculum: Apologia Science, Exploring Creation with Biology,

2nd edition by Dr. Jay Wile

Physical Science --(Grade 7,8,9+)  Junior High Level

Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra, recommended to have

taken or be taking during this course. Recommended by Apologia

Teacher: Mrs. Sharon Shelton                            

Curriculum: Apologia Science, Exploring Creation with Physical Science,

2nd edition by Dr. Jay Wile

Life Science(Grade 7) Advanced 6th graders may register for this

course with teacher permission. Students in 8th grade who are not

ready for the challenge of a high school course may register for life science.
Teacher: Mrs. Kathy Pierson

Curriculum: Bob Jones University Life Science Grade 7 Student Text, 3rd edition, ISBN 978-1-59166-474-1

Please note: a used book is great, just make sure that it is not missing any pages before purchasing.

Student Text comes in a 2-book set-- A and B books If you are purchasing a used set, make sure there are no

missing pages in the student activity section. It is

optional for families to purchase the teacher books.

Group #4B Topical Science Class 

Grades 6

Teacher: Mrs. Kathy Pierson

Curriculum: ABeka Science Grade 5, Investigating God's World ---current edition is the 4th edition, copyright 2009.

ABeka Science Grade 7, Order and Reality --current edition is the 2nd edition, copyright 1993.

Group #4A  Topical Science Class  

Grades 5

Teacher: Mrs. Kathy Pierson

Curriculum: ABeka Science Grade 4, Understanding God's World --current edition is the 4th edition, copyright 2008. 

ABeka Science Grade 5, Investigating God's World ---current edition is the 4th edition, copyright 2009.

Group #3 Topical Science Class 

Grades 3/4

Teacher: Mrs. Kathy Pierson

Curriculum: ABeka Science Grade 4, Understanding God's World --current edition is the 4th edition, copyright 2008.

ABeka Science Grade 5, Investigating God's World ---current edition is the 4th edition, copyright 2009

Group #2B Topical Science Class 

Grades 2/3

Teacher: Mrs. Kathy Pierson & assistant--Mrs. Rachel Hice

Curriculum:  ABeka Science Grade 4, Understanding God's World Current edition is the 4th edition, copyright date 2008. (current edition required) 

Group #2A Topical Science Class 

Grade 2

Teacher: Mrs. Kathy Pierson & assistant--Mrs. Rachel Hice

Curriculum:  ABeka Science Grade 4, Understanding God's World Current edition is the 4th edition, copyright date 2008. (current edition required) 

Group #1 Topical Science Class --Grade 1

Teacher: Mrs. Leslie Lepage

Parent can read to their non-reading young students to prepare them for class. Homework pages can be done orally or written, depending on child's ability and parent's desire. Classtime is packed with many hands on science experiments and activities that keep the attention of even the youngest students. Curriculum:There is no textbook required for group #1.Parents can use library resources, website resources and  handouts given by teacher 

Group "K" Topical Science Class --Grade K

Teacher: Mrs. Leslie Lepage

Parent can read to their non-reading young students to prepare them for class. Homework pages can be done orally or written, depending on child's ability and parent's desire. There is no textbook required for kindergartners. Parents can pick up library books on the topics studied. Classtime is packed with many hands on  science experiments and activities that keep the attention of even the youngest students. Students will sometimes be given homework, but parents may choose to have them read library books or other information on the topic being studied. Parents can tailor the homework to fit the needs of their child.