In complement to our core studies, we will dive deeply into the art, culture, and day-to-day life during the Middle Ages. This class will be interactive, engaging, and collaborative as students investigate life in the Middle Ages.
In this fascinating class students will study how the light that is visible is not only a tiny fraction of the electromagnetic spectrum, but more importantly, that this tiny visible fraction is fundamental to life on earth. This points us to the unique place that earth has in the universe. All of this evidence pointing towards a Designer who made the earth for life, specifically, humanity.
In this engaging elective students will learn about small business, side hustles, and being your own boss. Fundamental skills like marketing, vision-casting, customer relationships, and basic budgeting will be covered. The course will be completed with students creating their own ideas for a side hustle or self-run business.
In this two-part class students will begin to learn the basics of programming and robotics. This class will be hands-on, engaging, and project-based. For students interested in technology and/or a career in this realm this is a great class to take.
Walk through the major systems of the human body. Discovering how they work together. Not only will students learn about the systems of their bodies but they will also see how the imprint of God's design has been stamped upon them. It will be a class built around projects, investigation, and discovery.
This class will be a whirlwind tour of the mythologies of different cultures around the world. Examine their meaning, significance, stories, and how they inform the storytelling we have today.
As our core studies follow the time of the renaissance, reformation, and revolution, we will explore the radical spirit that took hold during that time. Following famous artists and thinkers like Leonardo Da Vinci and others will help students understand this important time period. It will be fun and engaging as art, hands-on learning, and projects will happen throughout this class!
A rich study of something that is taken for granted, water. In this study, students will learn how uniquely designed water is to sustain life on earth, specifically human life. Based upon the work of Dr. Michael Denton students will see how this basic element has been unique designed to sustain life on earth and how that points us to the Designer who made it.
In this class, students will read C.S. Lewis' classic "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe". We will have scheduled reading each week that must be completed. After reading the teacher will lead students through a discussion about the chapter. Students will debate characters, ideas, values, and more as we discover the power of story in this classic tale. At the end of the semester students will watch the movie and discuss how similar or different it was. There is a $10 book fee.
A continuation of the first class students will finish their projects and continue to develop their skills in programming robotics.
In this class the students will be taken outdoors. From small gardening projects to various sustainable off-grid projects, students will learn how to be more sustainable. Students will learn to work with their hands, solve problems, and create various projects (big and small) that would facilitate off-grid living.
"Game Theory" is not just fun and games. This area of study is extremely important in many arenas: math, economics, marketing, tech development, strategic decision--making, tactical decision-making and more. Learn how big companies, generals, investors, economists, marketing strategists all use something called "Game Theory" to inform how they make decisions. This class will involve lots of "games" that instruct what is being taught and is a very popular class with students.
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