GREAT SCIENCE ADVENTURES SERIES, GRADES K-8

Once you use these science books, you will never go back to the old way of teaching. These teaching tools bring excitement and creative illustrations to learning. And another great thing about Great Science Adventures is that these books contain reproducible pages for the Lots of Science Library Books” your learners create. You won't believe how interested the students are, when using books they make themselves. 

Great Science Adventures is an incredible value. Each book contains 24 lessons, with 2-3 lessons completed each week. The unique format contains activities and basic content appropriate for grades K through 8. Perfect for multilevel teaching or if you want to challenge your advanced students individually. You will not find this amount of value in a single science book anywhere. 

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Science 5 Kit (4th Edition)

Introduce students to basic science concepts alongside worldview-shaping lessons from Answers in Genesis with the BJU Press Science 5 curriculum! The Student Text covers minerals & rocks, fossils & dinosaurs, energy & heat, ecosystems, sound, light, climate, and the respiratory and circulatory systems. Hands-on activities, "quick-check" questions, chapter summaries with "words to know" and "key ideas," and sidebars on fun science facts and history will build students' scientific skills as well as their knowledge of the scientific process.

Balance reading about science with actually doing science with the activity manual. It provides study skill worksheets, lab sheets, worldview lessons from Answers in Genesis, and other hands-on and critical-thinking based worksheets. 

The teacher's edition features reduced-size student pages in 1/4 of the two-page spread; they have the correct answers overlaid. A page and a half are devoted to lesson notes, including objectives, background information, project ideas, assessments, how to introduce the lesson, and the lesson itself. Semi-scripted teacher guide lessons include questions to ask in blue; correct answers in pink; directions for what to explain, display, distribute, or other teacher actions are printed in black.

The included Teacher's Toolkit CD provides instructional aids, rubrics, visuals, National Science Education Content Standards, and more. 

The Test booklet features questions that include matching, multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false. One test per chapter is included.

The Test Key features full-size reproductions of each test with the correct answers overlaid in italic, black text. Page numbers are not referenced. Pages are loose-leaf and three-hole-punched for easy keeping in a three-ring-binder.

This resource is also known as Bob Jones Science 5 Kit, 4th Edition.

This Science Grade 5 kit includes:

  • Student Text, 321 indexed pages, softcover.
  • Activity Manual, three-hole-punched, softcover consumable workbook. 204 pages. 
  • Teacher's Edition, 305 pages, spiralbound with soft frontcover and hard backcover. 
  • Tests; not reproducible; glue binding for easy removal. 
  • Test Answer Key

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Lifepac Science, Grade 5, Complete Set

The LIFEPAC Science complete set contains all 10 student workbooks for a full year of study plus the comprehensive Teacher's Guide.

Topics covered include:

  • cells
  • Plants-Life cycles
  • Balance in Nature
  • Transformation of Energy
  • The Flood
  • Fossils
  • Geology
  • Cycles in Nature 
  • Look Ahead

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A Reason for Science, Level E, Complete Homeschool Kit

Now packaged as one all-inclusive, kit  A Reason for Science includes everything necessary for a year's worth of scientific discovery. The full-color, 36-lesson, student workbook is designed to develop critical thinking skills; each week, students begin with a hands-on activity demonstrating a key science concept, which is followed by discussion, journaling & comprehension questions, summary, and related scriptural object lesson. Each hands-on activity has step-by-step directions and is accompanied by illustrations for each step.

Level E is designed for Grade 5, and covers life cycles; growth; stimulus/response; eye structure; inertia and torque; air pressure; geology & weather; planetary movement; energy and matter and more.

The included teacher's guide contains an overview of the course, as well as lesson-notes that surround reduced student pages. Instruction includes noting general categories; specific topic focus; objective, overview, additional comments, options for alternative procedures, teacher-to-teacher notes, direct instruction with some scripting, field trip & guest speaker ideas, answers, and other important teaching information. 

You don't have to hunt all over the house for hands-on activity and experiment supplies; everything you need for each grade's work is included in the Team Materials Kit. Contents are specific to each grade, and contain everything from common household objects to harder-to-find materials in a snap-top plastic case, approximately 13" x 8" x 4.5".

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Christian Kids Explore Chemistry, Second Edition

Give your students a thoroughly Christian introduction to the underlying principles of matter with Christian Kids Explore Chemistry. Featuring conversational, accessible lessons that can be used with students in multiple grades, this easy-to-use homeschool curriculum will get everyone involved in science. Lessons focus on the basics of chemistry (including matter, measuring, elements, molecules, and compounds) as well as concepts such as bases and acids, states of matter, biochemistry, and more. 

Units and lessons follow a consistent format. Units begin with a short introduction that provides objectives, vocabulary, and materials needed; a coloring page and a unit "wrap-up" multiple-choice assessment are also included.

Individual lessons include:

  • A "Teaching Time" passage to be read aloud or independently (Scripture and defined terms are in the margin)
  • Five fill-in-the-blank review exercises
  • A "Hands-On Time" activity that reinforces concepts from the lesson (materials needed list and step-by-step directions provided)
  • A "Think about It" critical-thinking exercise based on the results from the Hands-on Time activity

    The included Companion Resource CD includes daily lesson plans, all reproducibles, materials lists, and a bonus literature study guide. 

    Units include: 

    • The Basics of Chemistry
    • Atoms and Molecules
    • The Nature of Chemistry
    • States of Matter 
    • Organic Chemistry

      This book features 30 lessons, each designed to take approximately one week. If taught twice per week (reading during one science period, activities during the other) lessons will take approximately 60-90 minutes each day. One-year curriculum. Grades 4-8, though some activities for younger students have been included. Answer key provided; fully reproduced questions with bolded correct answers. Extensive book and resource list with appropriate grade levels also included. 

      356 indexed pages, softcover. Reproducible consumable workbook (reproduction allowed for families). Scripture from the NIV.

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EXPLORING CREATION WITH BOTANY, TEXTBOOK

Introduce your young naturalists to plants---their structure, propagation, classification, and more---with this engaging yearlong classical science curriculum. Influenced by Charlotte Mason and the living books philosophy, homeschooling mother Jeannie Fulbright writes as if she were chatting with her own children, defining and explaining at their comprehension level. Designed to be used with both readers and non-readers, each clearly organized lesson features content-rich narration; notebooking; and hands-on activities and projects using easy-to-find household items. Dissect seeds, force bulbs, make leaf skeletons---and take a close-up look at God's flora kingdom. Grades K to 6. 176 pages, hardcover.

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EXPLORING CREATION WITH ZOOLOGY 1: FLYING CREATURES OF THE FIFTH DAY

The ruby-throated hummingbird, yellow-rumped warbler, little brown bat, spicebush swallowtail butterfly, Mexican bean beetle, common honeybee---they all have wings, and you'll find them here in this lavishly illustrated elementary science curriculum. Using the Charlotte Mason approach, 14 lessons include notebook activities, special projects, and hands-on experiments to teach kids about birds, bugs, bees, beetles, butterflies, and more. 240 pages, hardcover.

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APOLOGIA ZOOLOGY 1 LAB KIT

 

  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD This toy contains small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
  • Complete the activities in Apologia's sold-separately Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day: Exploring Creation with Zoology 1 Text quickly and easily! This Nature's Workshop Plus! Kit contains most items you need to complete each experiment and activity-you'll just have to supply some common household/fresh items. Using the items in this kit, students will be able to see caterpillars grow into butterflies, observe ants in a homemade ant farm, and display interesting insect specimens. Items are packaged in individual lesson packs for ease of use.

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EXPLORING CREATION WITH ZOOLOGY 2: SWIMMING CREATURES OF THE FIFTH DAY

Dive into the underwater world of marine animals! Written directly to the student, the gentle conversational style makes Zoology 2 perfect for elementary children to read on their own, or for family reading times with mom. Presenting information with a strong creationist viewpoint, this detailed book contains chapters on aquatic animals, whales, seals, fish, sharks, reptiles, Cephalopods and many other creatures you didn't even know existed! Narration may be easily used with younger children; notebooking and "ocean box" activities are included at the end of each chapter. Household labs develop the skills needed to conduct scientifically valid experiments in any field, while magnificent photos bring the ocean right into your classroom. 235 pages, indexed hardcover with answers to the narrative questions included.

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APOLOGIA ZOOLOGY 2 LAB KIT

  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD This toy is a small ball. Not for children under 3 years. This toy contains small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Children under 8 years can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.

Designed to accompany Apologia's Exploring Creation with Zoology 2, with this kit, you will have almost everything you need to complete the book's hands-on experiments and activities - all right at your fingertips. Supplies included enable children to complete an electric circuit (demonstrates how salt water conducts electricity), demonstrate how blubber keeps whales warm in cold ocean temperatures, and make their own "fossils," just to name a few! Items are packaged in individual lesson bags for ease of use. Some household/fresh materials will still need to be gathered by parents.

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LAND ANIMALS OF THE SIXTH DAY: EXPLORING CREATION WITH ZOOLOGY 3

The third book in Apologia's acclaimed zoology series, Exploring Creation with Zoology 3 will give students a tour through their own backyards, bring them on a safari and introduce them to the varied inhabitants of jungles, deserts, forests, farms and other ecosystems. Discover how people are different from apes, how to tell poisonous and non-poisonous snakes apart, how to get away from a bear and more!

Arranged by classification order, animals are divided into the distinctions given in Genesis--wild animals, livestock and "creatures that creep." Each chapter is packed full of interesting facts and notes, characteristics, differences between species, habits, habitats, bright photographs and more fun information that kids will love to learn. Factor in interdisciplinary skills by keeping records of where each animal is located on a map, narration questions, notebooking, tracking tips, and numerous household, hands-on experiments and projects. Answers are organized by chapter, with both the student question (in bold) and answer included. 288 indexed pages, hardcover. Elementary grades.

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APOLOGIA ZOOLOGY 3 LAB KIT

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD This toy contains small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Complete the activities in Apologia's sold-separately Land Animals of the Sixth Day: Exploring Creation with Zoology 3, you will have almost everything you need to complete the book's hands-on experiments and activities--all right at your fingertips! Have fun learning outside of the book, and see how science works right before your eyes. Some household/live/fresh items must still be provided by the parents.

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EXPLORING CREATION WITH ASTRONOMY, TEXTBOOK

What would living on Venus be like? Are there really black holes? How did God create the cosmos? Curious kids want to know, and this 28-week curriculum gives them biblically based, scientifically sound answers. Using Charlotte Mason's methodology, 14 incremental lessons employ narration, notebooking, hands-on projects, and a course website to introduce 6- to 12-year-olds to the wonders of the solar system and universe. 176 pages, hardcover.

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EXPLORING CREATION WITH HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

All creation is awe-inspiring, but the work of the human body, created in the very image of God, is especially jaw-dropping! This study of anatomy and physiology showcases the intricacy and design of the human body, from DNA and cell creation to the skeletal, muscular, digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, nervous/endocrine, immune, and intergumentary systems. Integrated with health and nutrition information, as well as plenty of scripture and biblical application, this complete guide to the human body is written in an enjoyable, conversational tone that will keep kids engaged. Experiments, notebooking assignments, narration, and a "personal person project" provide interaction with concepts outside of reading, and help to solidify understanding. 265 pages, hardcover. Index and answers to the narrative questions are included.

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APOLOGIA ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LAB KIT | EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR EXPLORING CREATION WITH HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY BY: NATURE'S WORKSHOP PLUS!

SAVE A TON OF TIME AND MONEY BY BUYING THE WHOLE KIT! Designed to accompany Apologia's sold-separately Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology, this lab kit Includes almost everything you need to complete the book's hands-on experiments and activities. The included supplies will enable children to nibble on an edible cell, test food for vitamin C, create a working diaphragm, and much more! Items are packaged in individual lesson bags for easy use. See the images for a full list of included components. Parents will still need to gather some supplies.

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200 GOOEY, SLIPPERY, SLIMY, WEIRD & FUN EXPERIMENTS

Why does a cat have a rough tongue? Why is the sky blue? Why does a person snore? How does a submarine rise and submerge? Learn the answers to these and other questions in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy through 200 fun and wacky, safe and low-cost experiments that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird and Fun Experiments, best selling author and award-winning science educator Janice Van Cleave brings together the best experiments from her popular Science For Every Kid series- plus 40 all-new experiments- to help kids learn about science the fun way. Packed with illustrations, this book uses simple problems, activities, and projects to explain important science principles through hands-on experience. You can learn how biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy relate to your everyday life by making exciting discoveries that lie right at your fingertips! For children ages 8-12 This is a non-reproducible, non-consumable instruction book. This is not a workbook.

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201 AWESOME, MAGICAL, BIZZARE, & INCREDIBLE EXPERIMENTS

Discover the awesome answers to these and other fascinating mysteries in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy. Just try these 201 fun, safe, low-cost experiments at home or in the classroom. You'll look through a drop of water to find out how a magnifying lens works. Using a Styrofoam ball, a pencil, and a lamp, you'll learn why the Moon appears and disappears. With just a jar and some ice cubes, you can demonstrate how rain is formed. Each experiment includes an illustration and easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

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202 OOZING, BUBBLING, DRIPPING & BOUNCING EXPERIMENTS

Explore the strange and sometimes slimy answers to these and other questions about astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Try these fun-filled, hands-on projects at home or in the classroom. Drip liquid mud to show how craters form on the moon, use toothpaste to simulate a sheild volcano, and make your own "bouncy blubber" with water, borax, and glue. Each experiment includes an illustration and safe, simple, step-by-step instructions.

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BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID: 101 EASY EXPERIMENTS THAT REALLY WORK

Biology for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work by Janice VanCleave Now you can answer fascinating questions about biology -- the study of living organisms. In "Biology for Every Kid," you'll learn how to talk with fireflies, watch bacteria wage war in a glass of milk, discover how to tell the temperature by counting cricket chirps, and find out how an apple and an onion can taste the same. The purpose for each experiment is clearly stated. A list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation are also provided. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.

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CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID

Why do newspapers turn yellow? How does bleach make colors disappear? Why can't you mix oil and water? Find out the answers to these and other mysteries of chemistry in this fascinating collection of ideas, projects, and activities that teach the basics of chemistry theory and practice.

Turn steel wool into a gluttonous green blob. Separate an egg from its shell without breaking the shell. Make copper pennies turn green. Have fun while you learn simple chemistry from a solution of color water, and the behavior of gases with the help of a soda bottle. Through these and other activities, you'll explore the structure of matter, the workings of acids, gases, and solutions.. and much more.

You'll find most of the materials you need around the house or classroom. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and cheaply in the classroom, at a science fair, or at home. Softcover, 232 pages.

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PHYSICS FOR EVERY KIDS

How do magnets work? What makes a curve ball curve? What keeps an airplane in the air? How can a pulley make you five times stronger? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about basic physics through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Physics for Every Kid, you'll learn about gravity from funnels that seem to defy nature by rolling up hill. Using a balloon as a power source, you'll make a fluorescent light bulb glow and learn how electrons are used to produce light. And you'll levitate a Ping-Pong ball to understand aerodynamics. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.

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HEALTH QUEST: LIFEPAC ELECTIVE

Give your kids the knowledge they need to live a happy, healthy life! Designed for grades 4 to 7, this comprehensive curriculum helps students gain an awareness of health as it relates to the body's systems, hygiene, nutrition and food groups, safety and disease prevention, and the stewardship of God's creation. Includes a complete, clearly written teacher's guide and a colorful Health Questposter. From Alpha Omega.

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HEALTH SCIENCE

This innovative collection of activities is based upon science principles, many of which are explained by Newton's laws. The labs range from exploring breathing and digesting, investigating skin, nutrition and the five senses, examining the brain and more! Many of the labs provide data tables, explanation, advice, additional information, encouragement, and an answer key. You'll find that each Lab is designed to encourage your students to THINK and SOLVE PROBLEMS and, after all, isn't that what science is all about? Newton would approve. Grades 4 to 8.

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Grade 5 Homeschool Child Science/Health Kit

Let your fifth graders marvel at the complexity of God's handiwork---including plants, animals, minerals, matter, energy, and weather. Then spend some extra time on his most "fearful and wonderful" creation---the human being! Simple hands-on experiments make lessons on God's physical creation; the muscular, respiratory, digestive, and circulatory systems; nutrition; and fitness come alive. Child kit includes 27-week Investigating God's World curriculum with test book and quiz/work sheet book; plus the 8-week Enjoying Good Health text with quiz/test/work sheet book. Softcovers.

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