Deborah Guy

I am a lifelong student who loves learning, and who loves to teach even more. My path through college included pre-veterinary studies, a brief encounter with engineering which took me through calculus 2, then on to liberal arts with a focus in psychology and Spanish for my B.S. in Liberal Arts from UF. My next turn took me into the dental hygiene program, earning an A.S. degree. I later entered graduate school (also at UF: Go Gators!) in entomology & nematology, until my first son was born. I always say that I haven't been bored a day since! Although I practiced in the field of dentistry for 27 years as a "career", I will never stop learning. After 13 years of homeschooling my 3 children, I fell in love with teaching just about anything, but my greatest passion is teaching my students, as I did my children, to love the Lord their God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength.

Science - Elementary Paleontology

Suggested for Grade 3 - 5

Class Day: Wednesday, 2:30 P.M. - 3:25 P.M.

Course Description:

Step back in time (but not too far!) and enter the fascinating world of dinosaurs. Learn about the different kinds of dinosaurs, what they ate, when they lived, what happened to them, and more. You’ll even discover that dinosaurs and people lived together!

There is so much to learn about dinosaurs. We can find information from fossils, historical writings and art, and the Bible. These sources help us piece together the history of dinosaurs — what they looked like, what they ate, where they lived, how and why they died. Each book in this course provides a different perspective of dinosaurs and what we know about them, all from a young-earth approach.

Sea reptiles (and a few flying reptiles) are studied in this course as well. They are often lumped in together with dinosaurs, so it is important to make a distinction — dinosaurs being land reptiles, where the other two groups are flying and sea reptiles.

Required Texts:

  1. Elementary Paleontology Curriculum Pack (ISBN13 9781683442806)*

*Teacher's Guide is part of the curriculum pack because each student must have their own copy: it includes all worksheets, quizzes, and tests.

Materials Fee: $35 Due on first day of class; personal check made payable to: Deborah Guy

Tuition: $50/month for 9 months