Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Physical Science 

Course Description: In this course students will be introduced to the world they live in and the universe around them. Topics of study center around the physical world and include the atmosphere, hydrosphere, weather, structure of the earth, environmentalism, physics of motion, Newton’s Laws, gravity, and astrophysics. Labs will be performed in class to help students grasp the concepts presented. Students will also keep an interactive notebook to help them learn the material presented in the text.

Required Text: 

  • Apologia Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 3rd Edition Student Text
  • Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 3rd Edition, Student Notebook

Lab/copy fee: $60 (paid directly to Stephanie York at Orientation or the first class attended)

Annual tuition: $390 per year ($39/month for 10 months, August – May, or $45/month if prorated or on a 9-month payment plan)


Stephanie York

B.S. Psychology 

Masters in Education 

Stephanie was born and raised in Chesterfield County, Va. She attended VCU and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education. Upon graduating she began teaching elementary school in Chesterfield County. Several years later, she and her husband, Chris, were blessed with their first son and Stephanie left the teaching profession to stay at home. She later returned to work at her church as director of the preschool and daycare where she implemented a private Kindergarten program. As their family grew, Stephanie eventually felt led to homeschool her three boys and has been doing so for the past 11 years. Two of her boys have graduated; one is now working fulltime and the other attends Liberty University and is a member of the LU Archery Team. Her youngest is quickly approaching graduation and has plans to attend college as well. During her years of homeschooling, Stephanie has taught numerous homeschooling classes ranging from elementary age to high school at various co-ops. During the summer months you can find her poolside coaching for a local swim team or cheering on her youngest who has been involved in the sport year round for many years. She is also very active within her church and serves in leadership as the Children’s Church Director and assists with the Women’s Ministry.