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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Life Science Grade 7 Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)

"Life Sciences" is the study of the living wonders that surround us every day; your students will learn to appreciate the wonders of nature, as well as its Creator, in BJU Press' 7th Grade Life Science Curriculum.

The basics of science are covered in the student text, including classification of species, cell structure, relationships among organisms, genetics, microbiology, botany, zoology, and ecology, as well as more complicated topics such as evolution and creation, reproduction, and man's relationship to the environment. Illustrations help to reinforce abstract concepts through diagrams, cartoons, charts, and more. Special features in the chapter include "Facets of life science," "career feature," "thinking critically," and "connections in science," which connect inter-disciplinary or intra-disciplinary topics and highlight real-life issues or questions to think about. Section reviews are incorporated throughout the chapter with quizzes at the end of each chapter help to ensure mastery. Appendices on cl assification, word roots, the metric system, and and an expanded glossary and index are included.

This 4th Edition has been revised and rewritten to better fit this grade level with "Connections in Science" and a "contrasting worldviews" approach. New chapter review sections include bullet point summaries, question categories, and standardized test prep questions. This new edition is also now a single volume book.

The teacher's guide features reduced-size reproductions of student pages which are surrounded by lesson notes that include answers, background information, objectives, notes on visuals, suggested teaching schedules, vocabulary notes, and other helpful information. Unit introductions gives teachers an overview, chapter goals, a lesson plan chart with page numbers, suggested materials, and bulletin board ideas.

The included Teacher's Toolkit CD provides a visual gallery, section quizzes, crossword puzzles, extra readings, extra applications and investigations, concept maps, and animations. CD System requirements are: Pentium IV processor, 256 MB RAM, 1024 x 768 display size, Windows XP or Mac OS Leopard (10.5) OS.

The lab manual includes activities that provide an opportunity to solidify text concepts, develop lab skills, learn to record and interpret data, build problem-solving skills, and more. Two types of activities are included: "Applications" and "Investigations." Applications are worksheet-based activities that reinforce vocabulary, thinking skills, and concepts. Investigations are hands-on exercises that include experiments, library research, colleting objects, or other activities. Full-color pages provide space for students to record observations and their thoughts.

The Lab Manual Teacher's Edition features student pages that are reproduced with the correct answers overlaid for easy grading. Where applicable, the margins include homeschool tips, teaching hints, helpful experiment suggestions, visuals to integrate, and more.

The tests feature questions that include matching, map quizzes, short answer, essay, true/false and multiple choice. One test per chapter.

The test answer key features full size reproductions of the student tests have the correct answers overlaid.

This 7th Grade, 4th Edition kit includes:

  • Student Text, 611 pages, softcover.
  • Teacher' Edition, 2 books, Two volumes, spiralbound, soft front-cover and hard back-cover. 611 pages total, indexed with glossary. 
  • Lab Manual, 376 perforated pages, three-hole-punched, softcover. 
  • Lab Teacher's Manual, 389 pages, spiralbound, soft front-cover hard back-cover. 
  • Test Booklet, non-reproducible; glue binding for easy removal. 
  • Test key, Pages are loose-leaf and three-hole-punched for easy keeping in a three-ring-binder.

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Lifepac Science, Grade 7, 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:

  • What Is Science? 
  • Perceiving Things 
  • Earth in Space - Part 1 
  • Earth in Space - Part 2 
  • The Atmosphere 
  • Weather 
  • Climate 
  • Human Anatomy 
  • Human Anatomy - Part 2 
  • Careers In Science

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A Reason for Science, Level G, Complete Homeschool Kit

Now packaged as one all-inclusive, kit  A Reason for Scienceincludes 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 G is designed for Grade 7, and covers plant reproduction; human anatomy; adhesives; center of gravity; buoyancy; transfer of forces; atmospheric pressure; solar system; earth materials; properties of light; sound; states of 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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Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd Edition, 2 Volumes

Combining a creationist viewpoint with clear explanations and fun experiments, Wile's revised wide-ranging introduction to the sciences covers simple machines, paleontology, biology, geology, anatomy, and more. All labs use household items. Features updated illustrations, review questions, and Internet resources for further study; and includes a softcover test/solutions book with new cumulative exams; grading helps; and an extra set of tests. Hardcover, from Apologia.

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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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History of the Horse

This guide is designed for the primary and intermediate grade levels. This course covers the most well known breeds such as Arab, Thoroughbred, Morgan, Lipizzaner and others. It is designed as a read-a-loud course with student and teacher participation.

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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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Total Health Middle School, Student Workbook

Presents biblical truth about bodily health for teens in the context of right relationships and healthy behavior. Trustworthy curriculum encourages right choices, reflects eternally significant value of knowing Jesus Christ. Authored by experienced Christian educator with a view to providing strong Christian health curriculum materials. 216 perforated pages.

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