Earth Science and Astronomy for the Logic Stage Resources
This resource page contains information and quick links to the activities suggested in Earth Science and Astronomy for the Logic Stage. Any corrections or additional resources will also be found on this page.
Resources for Earth Science and Astronomy for the Logic Stage
The following books are the main spines of this program. You will need to purchase both of these to complete the reading assignments scheduled in this program. (Note—The editions noted here are the most current editions. However, the past two editions of each of these spines will also work.)
- The Usborne Science Encyclopedia, 2015 Edition (USE)
- The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia, 2017 Edition (KSE)
The following encyclopedias are scheduled for additional reference reading. They are optional, but I suggest that you purchase one or two to use throughout the year. The first encyclopedia was scheduled in previous logic stage programs.
- The DK Encyclopedia of Science, 2006 Edition (DKEOS)
- DK Eyewitness Books: Astronomy, 2013 Edition (DK Astro)
- Exploring the Night Sky, 1987 Edition (ENS)
*The above spine text links are affiliate links through Amazon.
The following two books are resources that we have written to help you as teach science at home:
You can also download a digital copy of the tests at the Elemental Science Yahoo Group.
Quick Links from the Earth Science and Astronomy for the Logic Stage Teacher Guide
- Classical Science Curriculum for the Logic Stage Student
- Scientific Demonstrations vs. Experiments
- A Simple Explanation of the Scientific Method
- Week 1: Chocolate Bar Video
- Week 2: Deep Space Art
- Week 3: Life Cycle of a Star Poster
- Week 4: The full text of The Stars and their Stories
- Week 11: Comet Project
- Week 12: The Index Card System
- Week 13: All About Experiment Variables
- Week 14: Space Station Virtual Field Trip
- Week 15: Centrifugal Force Experiment
- Download the appendix materials at the Elemental Science Yahoo Group.
Changes to Earth Science and Astronomy for the Logic Stage
There are no known errors at this time. If you do find something, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can correct the error in the next printing.
- 2017: A second printing of the second edition was released in which several errors were corrected and a few sketches were updated.
- 2016: A second edition was released that replaced The Usborne Encyclopedia of Planet Earth which had gone out of print.
- 2014: A second printing of the first edition was released in which several errors were corrected and a few sketches were updated.
- 2012: The first edition was released.
- Bradley Hudson