The Natural Science department at Freeman Academy strives to promote and attitude of wonderment and care-taking in all areas of God’s creation.

Courses

Physical Science

Offered to: Freshmen
Credits: 1

This class is designed to introduce 9th grade students to the basic laws of chemistry and physics. Topics include scientific method, units of measure, atomic structure, simple chemical reactions, dynamics of motion, simple machines, energy, sound, light, electricity and magnetism.


Biology

Offered to: Sophomores
Credits: 1

Designed to promote appreciation of living plants and animals, and experience in the use of the scientific method.  Emphasis is placed on the functional and structural aspects of the living cell as well as a study of the five kingdoms of living organisms. Special attention is given to the subject of origins and evidence of God’s design in nature.


Biology II (Anatomy & Physiology)

Offered to: Juniors
Credits: 1

This class is designed to give student a good foundation in the principles human anatomy and physiology. Emphasis is placed on current topics of interest relating to human health and lab activities, which include dissection.


Physics

Offered to: Juniors/Seniors
Credits: 1

The study of energy changes and transfer. Topics of velocity, acceleration, Newton’s laws of motion, forces, periodic motion, conservation of energy and momentum, phases of matter, heat, heat engines, waves and electricity.


Chemistry

Offered to: Juniors/Seniors
Credits: 1

This class involves the study of the fundamental concepts of phases of matter, atomic structures, periodicity of elements, chemical reactions and equations, moles, molar solutions, acid-base reactions, and basic organic chemistry.