Smart Homeschool Science (Ages 8-10) (Quarter 2)
This course is aligned with the latest version of the Science K to 12 curriculum espoused by the Department of Education. The course follows a spiral progression of key concepts: matter, people, animals and plants, energy and force, and earth and space. It presents a complete, coherent, and realistic science program designed to help pupils learn basic science concepts and acquire scientific skills, habits, and attitudes needed to cope with society’s ever changing environment. The course objectives include:
- Motivates learners to seek and learn new concepts that are directly or indirectly applicable to real-life situations
- Develops higher-order thinking skills through sets of exercises that are arranged in increasing levels of difficulty
- Integrates values and highlights environmental awareness
- Concretizes key words and ideas at the end of each lesson
Learners will attend a series of TWENTY (20) sessions over the course of TEN (10) weeks. There will be two sessions per week.
Each session will last between forty minutes to one hour. Teaching will be conducted daily via Zoom or VSmart School, Vibal's online school platform, by Vibal's licensed professional teachers. Class size is between ten to fifteen students.
The course is meant for home-based learners who are looking for a supplemental quarterly academic program for their online and/or modular classes in formal schooling or homeschooling.
COURSE STARTS NOVEMBER 2020
This course will contain downloadable activity sheets and resource materials. Parents or guardians will be provided with the activity plan throughout the course.