Course catalog

Earth Science

* Final bill for Blue Ridge families wil be $500 per Year Long Course Selection

To make your selection for purchase use the “Semester Course Descriptions" dropdown below.

Students may enroll in one semester or for the full year at a discounted rate.

Semester One: Live classes begin on August 29, and January 11 is the final day to submit projects and assignments.

Semester Two: Live classes begin on January 23, and May 31 is the final day to submit projects and assignments.

*All courses are nonsectarian.

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Learners can commit to a club or try out different offerings. We have punch pass options that will save families money and give learners flexible scheduling.

IMPORTANT: Clubs run from 1-3 hours, and every hour is one punch; for example, a one hour club is one punch, and a two hour club is two punches, etc. Please read the club descriptions to find the specific length.

Digital Punch Cards will be tracked by after-school staff, and they expire at the end of the school year. Parents will be kept informed of their child’s card balance.Additional cards can be purchased during the year.

ALL PUNCH PASSES EXPIRE AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.

  • $250 for 20 punches ($12.50 per punch)
  • $150 for 10 punches ($15 per punch)
  • $80 for 5 punches ($16 per punch)
  • Daily Drop-in Rate ($25)

Mondays

Drone Soccer Club - Drone Soccer is taking flight at CSA! This team sport will allow our learners to apply aerospace engineering and computer science to an exciting after-school club. Come learn how to fly and repair drones. The club will take place on the Exploration of Flight grounds. The club meets for two hours per week (2 punches).

PLEASE NOTE - Drone Soccer may become a school sport later in the year and be removed from WorldOver’s club list. For the first quarter, the club will meet seven times.


CSA Plane Spotting Club - This club offers Aviation information, plane spotting, aircraft identification, memorizing the aviation alphabet, and possibly the use of the Boeing Blue Sky Gallery. First, this club will teach about aircraft and the information needed in a classroom setting. Then plane-spotting will start the week of Labor Day from the school recess area. The requirements for the club are: interest in aviation knowledge, respect for others, willingness to listen to those older and younger than themselves, and a willingness to learn and enjoy! The club meets for one hour per week (1 punch).



Tuesdays

Conversational Spanish Our club facilitator will join us from her home in Mexico! Learners will build a practical foundation of high-frequency vocabulary and common phrases, which will prepare them for various everyday situations. The club meets for one hour per week (1 punch).



Wednesdays

Chess Club - Playing chess increases problem-solving and logic skills. Join us for a friendly game and occasional competitions. The club meets for one hour per week (1 punch).



Thursdays

Rec Room (Quest VR headset, phone, or computer required) - Socialize, play games, and have fun! Each week learners will explore all that the Rec Room has to offer. This includes, but is not limited to: sports, laser tag, racing, quests and more! The Rec Room facilitator provides a safe and engaging space in which all learners of various interests are welcome to explore a world beyond reality. Club meets for one hour per week (1 punch).



Fridays

Movie Club - End your week with popcorn and a movie. Movie themes include aviation, space, science fiction, and social-emotional connections. Learners will engage in activities and discussions based on the movie chosen. Movie Club meets for three hours per week (3 punches).


When a learner is picked up more than 15 min. late, they are subject to an additional punch on their pass. However, in the case of an emergency, this may be waived.

$350.00$600.00

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  • Grade Level(s): 9,10,11,12
  • Meeting Times:

    Tuesdays and Thursdays - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM PT Live, interactive classes are offered twice per week. Learners complete independent work outside of regular class time.

Course Information

Earth Science A

Earth and space science is an inquiry-based course focusing on the study of space, geologic and atmospheric processes, and the impact of human activity on Earth systems. Through experimentation and investigation, students will master a comprehensive understanding of – 1) the objects that make up our vast universe, 2) the history of the universe and our planet Earth, 3) the materials and processes that shape our world, 4) the interactions between the major spheres of Earth, 5) Earth’s natural resources and hazards, and 6) the roles that humans play in altering our planet. 

Unit 1: Astronomy

Unit 2: The History of the Earth

Unit 3: Materials and Processes that Shape our Planet

 

Earth Science B

Earth and space science is an inquiry-based course focusing on the study of space, geologic and atmospheric processes, and the impact of human activity on Earth systems. Through experimentation and investigation, students will master a comprehensive understanding of – 1) the objects that make up our vast universe, 2) the history of the universe and our planet Earth, 3) the materials and processes that shape our world, 4) the interactions between the major spheres of Earth, 5) Earth’s natural resources and hazards, and 6) the roles that humans play in altering our planet. 

Unit 4: Atmospheric Forces, the Oceans, and Human Activities

Unit 5: Biology, the Interactions Among the Spheres of Earth

Unit 6: Earth and Human Activity

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