Earth & Space
Learn about plate tectonics, rocks, fossils, climate, weather, and outer space in this course written for families. Learn with all of your kids at once at the kitchen table with real hands on experiments, living books, and notebooking activities.
This course is a rigorous lecture and lab course that meets high school earth science and astronomy requirements, but is also gentle enough for little ones.
Earth & Space is a complete science course for ages 6 to 18. It is hands-on and family-style, meant for families to learn together. Learn more about how Layers of Learning works.
This is a guide for the mentor to learn how to teach Layers of Learning Science, plan a unit, and evaluate student work. We highly recommend purchasing and reading this before beginning Earth & Space.
Full Earth & Space Course
Earth & Space consists of nine units, which are for all ages from 6 to 18 and can be used repeatedly, year after year. The full Earth & Space course contains all nine units. It can be purchased as a PDF download or in paperback.
Earth & Space Course Components
These are the nine units contained within the Earth & Space course. Here they can be purchased one by one as stand alone units.
The Science Notebook is a record of observations and experiments similar to the real notebooks that scientists keep. There are instructions from the science units in keeping a Science Notebook. Choose between paperback and PDF versions.