8th Grade Science (General Science I)

S8A proven method for studying science from a Christian perspective, this course gives students an overview of many facets of science, from an introduction to science, to an in-depth look at a number of different disciplines including the earth in space, the planets, astronomy, the weather and climate, the human body, and careers in science. Most lessons are delivered online, while off-computer experiments give students opportunities for hands-on learning and observation.

This course is available in honors.


Ignitia general science gives students a broad scientific look at the world through the eyes of biblical doctrine. From the cells and systems of the human body, to the mysteries of space, to the study of the earth and its atmosphere, all lessons encourage critical thinking from a Christian perspective while supporting a lifelong interest in the natural world. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia 8th Grade Science enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

  • What Is Science?
  • Measurements and Graphs
  • Earth in Space I
  • Earth in Space II
  • The Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Climate
  • Human Anatomy I
  • Human Anatomy II
  • Careers in Science

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Get Started with Enlightium Academy Full-Time

Enlightium Academy has year-long open enrollment, so you can start this course as well as others at any time! Full time students can save up to 25% off tuition and have more support options available based on their need and budget. Visit the tuition page to learn more about our pricing. 1st Semester is from August 22nd to December 23rd. 2nd Semester is from January 9th to June 2nd. Have questions first? Call us at 866-488-4818.