eCHAT Science
(Grades 1-2)
Tutor: Lisa Berscheid
Length: Full Year Class Period: Wednesday, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Description:   In this project-based class students will be discovering and learning all about God's wonderful creation.  We will learn about the Scientific Method, what animals need to survive, what plants need to survive, animal biomes/habitats, life cycles, types of rocks, tree/leaf identification, different forms of energy, states of matter, simple machines. Students will also be learning about the Engineering Design Process as we do STEM challenges. Learning to work in teams to create and build things. STEM challenges are great for improving problem solving skills in all areas of life.

Tutor: Lisa Berscheid has two BA’s in Psychology and Bible from the University of Northwestern, St. Paul. She began homeschooling her children in 2002. Her youngest will be graduating this year. Lisa has taught math and science classes for all ages both in her home and for other homeschool organizations for 12 years. Currently, she is tutoring students with Dyslexia using an Orton Gillingham program. In her free time, Lisa enjoys walking her dog, crocheting, gardening, cooking for her family, and catering special events.

Cost:  $152, $162 or $172 per semester (depending on registration date)
Grades 1 & 2
Prerequisite:  None
Homework: None
Text:  None
  A notebook, pencil, glue stick, scissors, and markers.