Friendly Anatomy: THE BOVINE SKELETAL SYSTEM

 Thorough knowledge of a subject area begins with a solid foundation.  Veteran educator and large animal veterinarian, Dr. Joey Hajda, builds this foundation with you in a gentle, friendly manner.  Bone-by-bone, structure-by-structure, learn the anatomy of the bovine skeletal system.

     Broken into thirteen (13) lessons, discussion begins with planes of dissection and directional terms followed by general bone groupings, parts and tissues.  Exploration continues with bones of the rear limb followed by bones of the forelimb.  The vertebral column and pelvis are presented next followed by a thorough examination of the skull and mandible.  Beautiful, close-up photography and videography makes learning a joy.
     Course materials include an 8-disk DVD set consisting of over 270 minutes of live instruction accompanied by a 134-page, full color guidebook complete with diagrams allowing for practice of identification of bones and structures.  This is the perfect resource for the aspiring veterinarian or animal health technician.  Please note that the printed guidebook and DVD set must be purchased separately and will ship from different locations. NOTE: PLEASE USE THIS DISCOUNT CODE: EQKCSDVC WHEN ORDERING FRIENDLY ANATOMY! IT IS AWESOME! (HSAdvisor.com)

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Friendly Biology

Friendly Biology opens the world of biology to high school students in a gentle, non-intimidating manner.  Students are led through meaningful, well-written lessons and lab activities with the goal of attaining a greater respect for the beauty and complexity of living things. NOTE: PLEASE USE THIS DISCOUNT CODE: EQKCSDVC WHEN ORDERING FRIENDLY BIOLOGY! IT IS AWESOME! (HSAdvisor.com)

Topics covered include:

  • Characteristics common to all living things;
  • Basic chemistry as it pertains to living things;
  • The roles of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids in living systems;
  • Cytology;
  • Mitosis and meiosis;
  • Chromosome duplication and protein synthesis;
  • The importance of pH in living systems;
  • Methods of reproduction
  • Mendelian genetics
  • Taxonomy

Second half of text includes:

  • A survey of members of each kingdom of living things with emphasis placed on various classes and orders of importance;
  • An overview of all body systems of humans and
  • Ecology of living things.

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Friendly Chemistry

Friendly Chemistry is a truly unique approach to teaching introductory chemistry.  Used by home schoolers and charter, public and private school students world-wide for over ten years, Friendly Chemistry presents what is often considered an intimidating subject as a genuinely fun, enjoyable experience.  Whether you're a high-school aged student needing a lab science course or a "non-traditional" student looking for a refresher course to help you prepare for an upcoming entrance exam, Friendly Chemistry can help you accomplish your goal in a "painless" way!   If you do have aspirations of a future in a science field, Friendly Chemistry can give you the solid foundation you need to succeed in subsequent courses. NOTE: PLEASE USE THIS DISCOUNT CODE: EQKCSDVC WHEN ORDERING FRIENDLY CHEMISTRY! It is an awesome program! (HSAdvisor.com)

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BJU Physical Science Kit (5th Edition), Grade 9

Introduce your 9th graders to the world of physical science! The foundation for later high school and college courses, Physical Science, 5th Edition provides not only basic information on matter, mechanics, electromagnetism, light & sound waves, and chemistry, but also provides students with a path to apply God's word to the hard sciences.

Lessons in the student text build upon each other, integrating increasingly complex scientific terms and information. Colorful charts, illustrations, and photographs provide a way to visualize and master new ideas, while side boxes feature definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary, relevant scripture verses and lesson objectives. Each section concludes with a section review, and each chapter concludes with a detailed chapter review of open-answer and multiple choice questions. Written from a Christian worldview. 

The lab manual includes 21 A & B hands-on lab activities (42 activities total), for a total of two labs per chapter; students will be guided through common high school lab techniques with materials common to a high school lab. Exercises include an introduction, goals, and materials needed. Background information is provided, as well as the step-by-step procedure and room to discuss and record the results. Ten labs incorporate advanced data collection technology based on the Vernier LabQuest data acquisition system. 

The lab manual teacher's guide features reduced student pages that have the correct answers overlaid in red ink; student pages are surrounded by preparation notes, results, lesson instructions, notes on the concepts discussed, and other important information. A master combined lab equipment and materials list is included.

The Teacher's Guide also has reduced student pages with the correct answers overlaid; the wide margins feature subject overviews, suggested teaching schedules, teacher helps, topic background information, detailed explanations, resources, cues for visual packet images and suggested laboratory activities. All reference content in the appendices of the teacher's edition is printed full-sized.

A support material CD is also included, which contains a visual gallery, section quizzes, animations, Google Earth models, extra readings & homework activities, problem sets, a reproducible periodic table, and lab manual resources.

The Test booklet features questions that include matching, multiple choice, essay, short answer, calculations, and true/false. One test per chapter is included.

The Test Key features full-size reproductions of each test with the correct answers overlaid.

This resource is also known as Bob Jones Physical Science Grade 9 Kit, 5th Edition.

This 9th Grade kit includes:

Text book, 587 indexed pages, softcover. Non-consumable, non-reproducible.

  • Teacher's Edition, 587 pages in two books; both spiral-bound with soft frontcovers and hard backcovers. 
  • Lab manual, Pages are perforated and three-hole-punched for easy use in a three-ring-binder. 42 labs included. 244 pages, consumable softcover. 

  • Lab Manual Teacher's Edition, 263 pages, soft front-cover, hard back-cover; spiral bound. 
  • Tests; not reproducible; glue binding for easy removal. 
  • Test Answer Key 

This resource is also known as the "Bob Jones Physical Science Kit, 3rd Edition.

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Lifepac Science, Grade 9 (Physical Science II), Complete Set

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

Topics covered include:

  • Our Atomic World 
  • Volume, Mass, and Density 
  • Physical Geology 
  • Historical Geology 
  • Body Health Part 1 
  • Body Health Part 2 
  • Astronomy 
  • Oceanography 
  • Science and Tomorrow 
  • Scientific Applications

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Apologia Advanced Biology in Creation: The Human Body Kit, 2nd Ed.

Updated with new textual material, beautiful illustrations,and a greater emphasis on connecting creation to the Creator! Designed to prepare older high school students for the Advanced Placement (AP) or College Level Examination (CLEP) tests, this fully revised curriculum is intended for teens who have successfully completed high school biology and chemistry. Sixteen modules cover human anatomy and physiology, including the skeletal, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, digestive, respiratory, and reproductive systems. Student text includes study questions, laboratory exercises, and illustrated module study guides. Solutions-and-tests manual includes exams and answer key. Not compatible with first edition. 588-page hardcover and 121-page softcover, from Apologia.

Kaplan Anatomy Coloring Book is a recommended resource for this curriculum.

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Grade 9 Biology PACEs 1097-1108 (3rd Edition)

Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) curriculum has Scripture as its foundation, fully integrating biblical principles, wisdom, and character-building concepts into education. Students move at their own speed through the self-instructional "PACE" workbooks. Following the mastery approach, PACEs are formatted for students to complete the exercises found throughout the workbook, take a practice "self test," and conclude with a "final test" (torn out from the center), to measure understanding. 

This set includes Biology Grade 9 PACEs 1097-1108, which cover: 

  • the structure and function of man's skin, skeleton, and muscles
  • the central nervous system
  • blood and circulation
  • nutrition and growth
  • the scientific proof for Creation of fish, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates
  • mammals - their characteristics, migration, and hibernation
  • groups and body structure of birds
  • characteristics and classification of plants
  • the system of scientific classification

A variety of exercises help with review and retention. 29 pages each, paperback booklets. Grade 9. PACE 1097-1108. 

Activity Pacs are included as a center insert within each PACE.

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Total Health High School, Student Text (Hardcover)

Curriculum for high school designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of all important health issues. Directs teens toward making wise choices. Biblically-based. Scientifically-sound. Hardcover, 464 pages.

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High School Health Elective: Health PACEs 1-6

Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) curriculum has Scripture as its foundation, fully integrating biblical principles, wisdom, and character-building concepts into education. Students move at their own speed through the self-instructional "PACE" workbooks. Following the mastery approach, PACEs are formatted for students to complete the exercises found throughout the workbook, take a practice "self test," and conclude with a "final test" (torn out from the center) to measure understanding. 

School of Tomorrow's high school Health curriculum helps students to lay the groundwork for a lifetime of understanding how their bodies work and how to take care of them. This set includes PACEs 1-6 and covers: 

  • General health and safety 
  • Importance of good health 
  • Protecting your health 
  • Rest, Exercise 
  • Well-balanced diet 
  • Cleanliness and grooming 
  • Care of the body 
  • Physical Fitness 
  • Nutrition 
  • Health Hazards 
  • Mental and Emotional Health 
  • First Aid, 
  • And more! 

    Paperback booklets. High School. PACEs 1-6.

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