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  • Item #: 008779
    Retail: $55.00
    Rainbow Price: $52.00

    Contains dissecting pan and flex pad, a set of dissecting tools, and earthworm, frog, perch, and crayfish specimens.


    This is the ideal dissection kit to be used for Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology.
  • Item #: 031154
    Retail: $30.00
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

    If you already have the dissection tools you need, this set just includes the individual specimens: an earthworm, a frog, a perch, and a crayfish. Specimens are nice and large, and are preserved with NASCO-Guard®. Please note that all specimens are enclosed in a plastic bag within a zip-close bag, and will ship with a separate packet of care and safety instructions. All specimens are packaged in one bag, so when bag is opened, you will need to reseal it in the reclosable bag to keep the other specimens from gradually drying out. Brief or minimal exposure to air will not harm the specimens. Refrigeration is not required.

  • Item #: 012729
    Retail: $21.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.50

    If you're looking for a good starter set for dissection, this may be the one. This set includes a 10" x 6" sturdy, plastic tray; a fitted, reusable pad; scissors; a probe; forceps; and a teacher guide. A cover that fits over the tray will help you keep your set together. This size of tray and pad is the perfect size for smaller specimens such as an earthworm, frog, clam, or grasshopper. You'll notice this kit doesn't include a scalpel, as it is assumed you have access to one. Instruments are sharp, and students should use caution in working with them. Won't it be fun working with your student when they dissect for the first time? ~ Donna

  • Item #: 045220
    ISBN: 9780671763428
    Retail: $16.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    How to Dissect is a one-stop book for all of your dissecting guidelines. This book offers step-by-step illustrations and instructions for dissecting an earthworm, crayfish, grasshopper, clam, squid, starfish, shark, perch, frog, and fetal pig as well as a gladiolus to introduce botanical dissection. Dissections range from beginning to advanced and discuss the digestive, circulatory, reproductive, excretory, nervous, and respiratory systems. The book begins with an explanation and importance of dissection, points for successful dissection, and a list of tools commonly used in the process. A conversion table from English to metric measure is included for easy reference, since science tends to use metric as the universal system. Each dissection lesson includes background information about that animal, materials needed for the dissection, and black & white illustrations along with instructions for each step of the dissection. It also explains compass points of anatomy (anterior, posterior, etc.) which are found in all creatures and are used to help observe life. This 200+ page, paperback guide would be a terrific resource to accompany any biology curriculum.

  • Item #: 011114
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $45.95

    Contains cow eye, cow heart, and fetal pig specimens.

  • Item #: 006157
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $55.75

    Assembled specifically for use with the Bob Jones Biology (4th Edition) course for grade 10, this kit includes the dissecting pan with flex pad, dissecting tools, magnifier, earthworm, crayfish, frog, perch, and rat.

  • Item #: 050261
    Retail: $259.12
    Rainbow Price: $195.95

    Includes all lab supplies and dissection specimens (earthworm, grasshopper, freshwater clam, perch & double-injected fetal pig).

  • Item #: 049866
    Retail: $74.32
    Rainbow Price: $59.95

    Includes earthworm, grasshopper, freshwater clam, perch & double-injected fetal pig.

  • Item #: 031156
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $54.95

    Designed for use with Exploring Creation with Marine Biology, this set and includes a clam, starfish, and a dogfish shark (yes, a shark!) for you to dissect. Brine shrimp eggs, a natural sponge, a coral specimen, and dried sea fireflies are also included for you to explore. A glowing light stick is also included. Specimens are preserved in odorless, non-toxic Nasco-Guard® solution and stored in thick plastic bags. No need to refrigerate! Just keep them sealed until you are ready to dissect. No dissection instructions are included. - elise

  • Item #: 048253
    Retail: $83.44
    Rainbow Price: $67.50

    This general biology dissection kit contains your most commonly dissected specimens, and can be used with just about any biology program. The kit contains four preserved specimens (frog, perch, earthworm and crayfish), a 7-piece dissection tool set, a 10-pack of T-pins, a frog dissection guide, and an 11" x 7" x 1 ½" aluminum dissection pan.

  • Item #: 205773
    ISBN: 9781591662228
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $49.95
  • Item #: 012705
    Retail: $10.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

  • Item #: 033761
    ISBN: 9781579249793
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $16.39
  • Item #: 033779
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $21.50

  • Item #: 024986
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.00

    Ever wonder what owls eat? Dissect an owl pellet and find out! Owls regurgitate the indigestible remains of their meals, which make their diet easy to investigate. This pouch contains one sanitary owl pellet and a bone chart. Use a tweezers or other small tool (not included) to dissect the pellet and then identify the remains using the chart. However, if you're grossed out by the "real thing," you may want to check out the Skeleton Pellets, which are synthetic versions of owl pellets with one (non-surprise) animal skeleton inside. - Jess

  • Item #: 043262
    ISBN: 9781424303106
    Retail: $69.95
    Rainbow Price: $48.95

    Students watch as the instructor, Wes Olson, explains the definition of life and takes you through the days of Creation and the specimens created on those days. In order, you will learn about plants, water animals, flying creatures, land animals, and mankind, and wrap it all up with lessons about genetics. There are 4 DVDs for a total running time of 4 ½ hours. The author describes this course as a “super-condensed, fun-filled, fascinating overview of the world of biology.” If you grasp the basics taught in this program, you’ll have a solid understanding of biology. The 4th disc contains the PDF files. High school credits are based on hours spent on a course of study, and 120-180 hours constitutes one credit. This course totals 135 hours if you follow the accreditation schedule. You could add dissection labs or microscope labs for more content. Note that the activities in this course are simple labs like identifying plants and animals or watching a fish, so if you live in a state which requires lab sciences for high school credit you will need to make some additions.

  • Item #: 043174
    Retail: $134.95
    Rainbow Price: $121.40

    Microscope activity books are great if you already have everything you need to start making your own slides, but what if you don't? That's why I like this kit. The experiment manual is solid enough to stand on its own - a rarity in most science kits today - and the kit includes everything you need to begin using the microscope, exploring prepared slides, and preparing and making your own slides. The full-color 48-page manual begins by explaining microscope use and care, as well as how to safely make thin slices from specimens using a scalpel or razor blade. Then young scientists are ready to start observing! The following sections focus on viewing cells of different types, including cheek cells, onion skin, onion cells affected by salt, egeria/elodea, various fruits and vegetables, starch from foodstuffs, hydra, pollen grains, salt and sugar crystals, insect wings, insect specimens, mushrooms, root hairs, watermelon water ducts, blades of grass, leaves, hair, nettle hairs, and feathers. Each section provides informational text about the subject viewed, detailed instructions on how to make and mount the specimen, tips on specimen-making techniques, and photos of photographed specimens under the microscope. Since the student will probably not be very proficient at preparing their own slides, several prepared slides are included as examples, and the more difficult-to-make specimens are saved for later in the book. The photos of example specimens are also helpful for beginners. Unlike many microscope kits, this one actually has a fairly decent microscope. It is constructed of metal and plastic microscope and has pretty good focusing ability. Features include: a monocular 10X eyepiece, 4X, 10X and 40X glass objective lenses (for 40X, 100X and 400X total magnification). The microscope includes two bright LED lights, one above and one below the stage. This kit would be a great choice for a microscope study, along with a science curriculum, or just for the interested student, especially if you are not planning on investing in a good-quality microscope in the future. Kit includes the experiment manual, microscope, blank slides, prepared slides, coverslips, tweezers, a dissection needle, a scalpel, a pipette, Petri dish with lid, stain, lens paper, blank labels for slides, and a dust cover for the microscope. Microscope requires 3 AA batteries (not included). - Jess



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  • Item #: 058354
    ISBN: 9781940110127
    Retail: $39.00
    Rainbow Price: $27.50

    This excellent (but optional) companion to the Apologia Biology course provides a place to keep everything together - module notes and lab reports. The introductory information includes a rubric for grading experiments, grade recording charts, parent notes/student notes, and most importantly, a daily schedule (no need for separate lesson plans). The module notes provide a uniform format for completing chapter notes, the On Your Own and Study Guide questions, and an (optional) modular summary. The consistent format is only one of the reasons you might choose this notebook option. Full-color illustrations (ready for labeling) as well as full-color dissection photographs would be other reasons. 604 pgs. spiral-bound

  • Item #: 068240
    ISBN: 9781545277355
    Retail: $74.99
    Rainbow Price: $71.95

     The Student Textbook is available in a Christian Worldview version and a Secular version. Worth mentioning, content is marginally different (scripture references in the Christian Worldview version). Co-ops or classroom students could use the books concurrently with success.  Lessons are expected to take one week to complete, with readings from 10-25 pages, so some lessons may need additional time to complete. Textbook readings are accompanied by lab activities. Labs are designed to be homeschool friendly and use household or easily found items. A sampling of lab experiences includes: osmosis with eggs and vegetables, creating a cell model, determining pH, and making butter and yogurt. You will need internet access for the Taxonomy activity. The Textbook includes space for documenting the lab activities although students may wish to make a science notebook. The author is in the process of developing video dissection labs; contact us for availability. No microscope is required for this course.

  • Item #: 068239
    ISBN: 9781544223681
    Retail: $74.99
    Rainbow Price: $71.95

     The Student Textbook is available in a Christian Worldview version and a Secular version. Worth mentioning, content is marginally different (scripture references in the Christian Worldview version). Co-ops or classroom students could use the books concurrently with success.  Lessons are expected to take one week to complete, with readings from 10-25 pages, so some lessons may need additional time to complete. Textbook readings are accompanied by lab activities. Labs are designed to be homeschool friendly and use household or easily found items. A sampling of lab experiences includes: osmosis with eggs and vegetables, creating a cell model, determining pH, and making butter and yogurt. You will need internet access for the Taxonomy activity. The Textbook includes space for documenting the lab activities although students may wish to make a science notebook. The author is in the process of developing video dissection labs; contact us for availability. No microscope is required for this course.

  • Item #: 062158
    ISBN: 9780890519448
    Retail: $34.99
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

  • Item #: 502070
    ISBN: 9781628560237
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $30.00

     Labs are found in the Student Lab Manual (a complete kit is available through Bob Jones). There are now only two dissections (rat and crayfish), rather than the four that were included in the previous edition. The Lab Manual Teacher Edition (sold separately or included in the Home School Kit) offers the answer keys for the labs.

  • Item #: 072547
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $29.95
  • Item #: 072543
    Retail: $79.99
    Rainbow Price: $60.95
  • Item #: 071780
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.75

  • Item #: 070811
    Retail: $72.50
    Rainbow Price: $71.95

  • Item #: 062157
    ISBN: 9780890518335
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.75

  • Item #: 062156
    ISBN: 9780890518625
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.75

  • Item #: 058577
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.50

    Let the dissections begin! Whether you are an adventurous homeschooler and want to create your own labs, need an additional dissection pan for other children or are looking to replace one that has been lost, this inexpensive dissection pan will meet all of your needs and more! Constructed of quality polyethylene, the interior of the pan measures approximately 10” x 6 ¼” (outer dimensions approx. 10 ½” x 6 ½”) making it perfect for frog, fish, earthworm or owl pellet dissections. Adding to the value of the dissection pan is the included flex pad and cover. The smooth surface, flex pad, is removable and washable, making this reusable and practical for years of home (or school) lab science. The clear plastic cover snaps firmly into place to prevent moisture loss, allowing you to store specimens between lab time. Cover height is approx. 3”. Worth mentioning, the Econopan is designed to be used with the included Disecto Flex-Pad only and not wax, as is commonly used in aluminum dissection pans. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 058352
    ISBN: 9781940110387
    Retail: $39.00
    Rainbow Price: $27.50

    This excellent (but optional) companion to the Apologia Advanced Biology (human anatomy and physiology) course provides a place to keep everything together – module notes and lab reports. The introductory information includes a rubric for grading experiments, grade recording charts, parent notes/student notes, and most importantly, a daily schedule (no need for separate lesson plans). The module notes provide a uniform format for completing chapter notes, the On Your Own and Study Guide questions, and an (optional) modular summary. The consistent format is only one of the reasons you might choose this notebook option. Full-color illustrations (ready for labeling) as well as full-color dissection photographs would be other reasons. 450 pgs. spiral-bound.