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 Grade 6 Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)

The BJU Science 6 curriculum explores earth science, physical science, life science, and the human body. Hands-on activities bring concepts to life, and allow the student to see what biblical principles are at work in nature.

In the student textbook, clearly-written chapters will help students learn about earthquakes, volcanoes, weathering, natural resources, cells, classification system, reproduction, genetics, atoms, molecules, motion, machines, and the nervous & immune systems. Science experiments, projects, diagrams, and charts are also provided, along with review exercises.

The teacher's guide features helpful teacher notes on background information, Bible application, cr oss-curricular links, and science activities are included. Lesson plans include objectives, any materials needed, a list of new vocabulary, unit introductions and lessons with scripted questions, activities, activity manual page numbers and directions, answers, and a variety of helpful teaching tips.

The activity manual features exercises that provide a framework for increasing students' understanding of the material, offering a more complete study than just reading the text. Worksheets include actual hands-on experiments with room to record the scientific process and observations; fill-in-the-blank/matching/multiple choice exercises based on the text; writing exercises; graphic organizers; puzzles; and chart completions.

The tests include questions that feature 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 6th grade, 4th Edition kit includes:

Student Text, 408 pages, softcover.

  • Teacher's Edition, 
  • Activity Manual, 6th Grade. 252 pages, perforated and three-hole-punched, softcover. 4th Edition. 

  • 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.

This resource is also known as the Bob Jones Science 6 Kit, 4th Edition.

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Lifepac Science, Grade 6, 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:

  • Plant Systems 
  • Animal Systems 
  • Plant and Animal Behavior 
  • Molecular Genetics 
  • Chemical Structure 
  • Light and Sound 
  • Motion and Its Measurements 
  • Spaceship Earth 
  • Sun and Other Stars 
  • The Earth and the Universe

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A Reason for Science, Level F, 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 F is designed for Grade 6, and covers seeds & classification; half life; gravity; glaciers; groundwater; light; thermodynamics; corrosion 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

 

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  • 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

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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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The Way Science Works

The perfect introduction to how science explains the world around us!

Eye-opening experiments and exceptional photography bring science to life. Discover science in action from the principles that explain everyday occurrences to the theories behind the technology in today's fast-moving world. Test the theories in more than 100 hands-on projects. Next-generation visuals and cutting-edge content help illuminate key scientific developments. Packed full of facts about famous scientists, technology newsflashes, and more. An exciting way to keep ahead of the curriculum and discover science for yourself.

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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 6 Homeschool Child Science/Health Kit

Explore God's creation---from the complexities of the human body to the intricacies of the earth! Based on biblical principles, the 25-week science textbook covers biology, space, and chemistry---and features do-it-yourself experiments. It's designed to be followed by the 9-week health text, which focuses on basic first aid; bodily changes; the endocrine, immune, and nervous systems; and more. Kit includes Observing God's World with companion test and quiz/work sheet books; and Choosing Good Health with related quiz/test/work sheet book. Softcovers.

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