Quality Science Labs Astronomy and Geology/Paleontology Lab Kit

This lab kit  is created for Heart of Dakota by Quality Science Labs. The experiments in the lab kit and lab manual are laid out with the following features:

  • The goals or learning objectives
  • The materials and equipment included and commonly available items that you may need to be supply
  • An introduction of the science concept(s)
  • A Bible devotional relating the science concept to God or to life
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Data collection and questions
  • A Lab Manual in which to record findings (one per student required)

 

*NOTE: You can add an additional lab manual here.

Included lab topics are as follows: 

  • Star Viewing 1
  • Star Viewing 2
  • Moon Viewing
  • Moon Cycles
  • Determining the Age of an Object
  • Variation in Sunrise and Sunset Times
  • Rotation of the Moon
  • Planetary Orbits
  • The Greenhouse Effect
  • Orbit of Mercury
  • Retrograde Motion of Mars
  • Diameter of the Sun
  • Sunspots Cycles
  • Telescopes
  • Counting the Visible Stars
  • Orbital Speeds
  • Estimating the Weight of a Dinosaur
  • Earth’s Density
  • Earthquake Locations
  • Wave Depth, Wave Velocity and Tsunamis
  • Rock Identification
  • Properties of Minerals
  • Determining the Specific Gravity of Minerals
  • Estimating the Speed of Dinosaurs
  • How to Dig for Fossils
  • The Steepness of a Volcano
  • Glacial Dynamics
  • Ocean Water, Salinity and Density