High School Astronomy
High School Science
one high school credit
The goal of this course is to instill a love of God’s truth and splendor as displayed in His universe.
Learning objectives include: a detailed study of the history and systems of the universe. interstellar space, matter, antimatter, dark matter, black holes,
wormholes, astronomical measurement, the solar system, sun and electromagnetic radiation, inner and outer planets, orbital mechanics, our moon,
telescopes, stars, constellations, galaxies, and celestial navigation.
Safety protocol and best lab practices will be emphasized. Labs will include a PowerPoint lecture over material covered at home prior to class.
Students perform hands-on experiments. Students will take notes in the course supplement and the instructor will determine quizzes and exams.
There are no At-home tests in the textbook materials.
STEM Emphasis: Research Presentation Required
Optional Field Trips/Star Parties to be determined by Instructor
Textbook: Apologia: Exploring Creation with High School Astronomy by Damian Ludwiczak, 2020.
Course Supplement – ODA bookstore