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  • Item #: 012710
    ISBN: 9780890512951
    Retail: $14.99
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    An introductory history of chemistry, this extremely readable text covers discoveries and developments from ancient to present times. Major emphasis is placed on the contributions of individual scientists (such as Cavendish, Mendeleev, Boyle, and Rutherford) and how they made their discoveries. The focus is not on balancing chemical equations or learning the number of electrons in specific elements. 16 chapters cover: ancient metals (iron, lead, tin), money metals (gold, silver, copper), the search for gold, gases in the air, the use of currents to separate elements, the first periodic table, using a spectroscope to identify elements, cathode ray tubes and alpha particle experiments, compounds by electric attraction, water and its unique properties, carbon and its compounds, organic chemistry, nitrogen and its compounds, silicon and its compounds, modern metals, and chemistry in today's world.

  • Item #: 069867
    Retail: $115.00
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    Designed to be used alongside the Conceptual Chemistry (5th Ed.) text, (sold separately), this online course features video instruction, automated quizzes, worksheets, exams, study advice, computer simulations, and more all designed to correlate with the textbook. Lightweight, simpler lab activities can be found within the textbook and can be done with minimal equipment. Conceptual Academy does recommend several more intense lab activities with the additional purchase of a lab kit. Please see the downloable User's Manual PDF for more information, or visit the Conceptual Academy website.

    Conceptual Chemistry Full Course (#069867) is 35 lessons and covers the whole textbook. Other courses are available that utilize the same textbook, but focus on a narrower selection of topics, geared to more specific interests. All Conceptual Chemistry courses are designed for the high school levels.

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  • Item #: 022884
    ISBN: 9781941181522
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    ISBN: 9781941181379
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    ISBN: 9781936114740
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    ISBN: 9781941181652
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    ISBN: 9781941181539
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  • Item #: 022644
    ISBN: 9781941181386
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  • Item #: 022899
    ISBN: 9781941181515
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  • Item #: 022634
    ISBN: 9781941181362
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  • Item #: 035402
    ISBN: 9781941181706
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  • Item #: 054159
    ISBN: 9781936114610
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    ISBN: 9781936114948
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  • Item #: 054148
    ISBN: 9781936114979
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  • Item #: 054147
    ISBN: 9781936114962
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  • Item #: 049767
    ISBN: 9781936114276
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  • Item #: 017704
    ISBN: 9781936114955
    Retail: $139.00
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  • Item #: 069872
    Retail: $95.00
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      This course begins with a focus on the topics of physics upon which concepts of chemistry are built, exploration of physics and chemistry concepts as they apply to Earth - Newton's Laws, Momentum, Work, Power, Energy, Gravity, Pressure, Heat, Temperature, Sound Waves, Coulomb's Law, Electricity, Magnetism, Light, Color, Rainbows, Quantum Mechanics, Nuclear Physics, Atoms, Compounds, Mixtures, Chemical Reactions, Organic Chemistry, Rocks and Minerals, The Rock Cycle, Plate Tectonics, the Water Cycle, Geologic Time, Atmosphere and Oceans, Weather, The Solar System, Stars, Galaxies, Cosmology. The Physical Science Explorations text, 2nd ed, #069825, is used with this course and is purchased separately.

  • Item #: 065704
    ISBN: 9781613731505
    Retail: $16.95
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    "Give the pupils something to do, not something to learnlearning naturally results." summarizes the heart of this book. Containing 40 hands on activities that promote inquiry and critical thinking, this book spans subject areas, with a goal of getting kids motivated about learning. Divided into 6 parts: Physics and Math, Chemistry, Language Arts, Earth Science, Social Studies and Biology, each activity provides the content focus, primary skills focus, interesting background information, vocabulary, materials needed (easily found items!), and step by step activity instructions. A sampling of activities includes: building popsicle stick bridges, designing a paper airplane, comparing different types of fats and oils, learning sign language, making a dream catcher and more. sc, 146 pgs ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 064820
    ISBN: 9781943122004
    Retail: $0.00
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       Have you ever wanted to sit and soak in the wisdom of an expert in treating learning difficulties? As a parent or educational specialist, you know the children in your care are bright and capable, yet learning is hard for them. If you ever wondered if you can do more to help your struggling learner, this DVD series may have the answers you are seek.

      Designed for Special Ed teachers, literacy teachers, home-educators, tutors and others with a special interest to help children, Dianne Craft’s 10+ hour seminar series explains the brain research behind many learning glitches (disabilities), gives you the tools to identify processing glitches, and plan a program to correct blocked learning gates. She also provides effective strategies and lesson plans through the 9 sessions in this video seminar. Sessions include:

      Session 1: Identifying Your Child’s Processing Problems provides the foundational understanding of the four learning gates and signs of blocked learning gates. Right and Left Brain learning traits are also clarified. A 3-prong approach is provided to correct blocked learning gates.

      Session 2: Dysgraphia: When Writing is Painful discusses the signs of writing stress and compares it to a child who may appear lazy or uncooperative. Visual-Spatial problems are also explained before she expands on activities to correct dysgraphia. Mrs. Craft stresses that progress may be seen in as little as 3 months; however, a minimum of 6 months is necessary for full benefit. Includes step by step, Daily Writing “Eight” Exercise instructions and the daily lesson plan for struggling writer and speller.

      Session 3: Right Brain Paragraph and Composition Writing addresses the “loose thought patterns” experienced by children and teens who suffer with dysgraphia, ADD or Auditory Processing problems. A simple formula of baby steps, right brain webbing and modeling are easy to implement at home and have proven successful with reluctant, struggling writers. Includes directions for beginning, intermediate and advanced skill levels, along with writing tools for parent/teacher guidance.

      Session 4: Right Brain Math is dedicated to all the children who forget math from day to day. Teaching a “Plan B” for struggling math students, Mrs. Craft provides helpful, detailed information on right brain strategies for effective learning of math concepts. These strategies will work with any math curriculum. Includes math tutoring instructions.

      Session 5: Training Your Child’s Photographic Memory (for Spelling) provides a right brain teaching strategies that work for struggling spellers-regardless of brain dominance. Considered a “Plan B” for spellers, this DVD teaches a photographic memory method which may be valuable throughout life. Includes information to access a 1200 Most Commonly Used Words list.

      Session 6: Dyslexia and Other Reading Problems explores why reading is hard for some kids. With a focus on children at least 2 years behind in reading, Mrs. Craft explains the levels of processing problems, and differentiates dyslexia from visual and auditory processing disorders, and general reading dysfunctions. She then elaborates on the keys to correcting reading problems: Correct and Bypass. Includes daily lesson plans and a quick word recognition spelling test. Also, recommended for correction of reading problems are the Brain Integration Therapy Manual and Right Brain Phonics materials and basal readers.

      Session 7: Kids and Teenagers with Focus/Attention Issues takes a fascinating look at how our diet and antibiotic use may appear as symptoms of sensory dysfunction and focus/attention issues. She also explores the big question- “Is it character or chemistry?” and provides simple checklists of behavioral and physical characteristics. Dietary changes and nutritional supplementation recommendations are recommended.

      Session 8: Auditory Process Problems reviews common myths before teaching the characteristics that impact reading, spelling and math. Covering common physical causes (allergies, nutritional deficiencies), Mrs. Craft shares ways to bypass and correct auditory channels issues at home.

      Session 9: Autism, Asperger’s and Sensory Processing Problems looks at the increasing prevalence of autism in the U.S., traditional treatment and causation theories. Mrs. Craft recommends a 3-pronged approach to unlock the abilities of Autistic children, with a focus on nutrition in this session. She provides the foundational knowledge you need to identify, treat and restore the underlying biochemical disorder that may cause or exacerbate autistic symptoms. 

      Overall, this series is tremendously beneficial for parents and educators alike. There are a couple of disappointments. First, the DVDs are recordings of workshop sessions presented to a large group. Therefore, some graphics are difficult to see or have been updated to fit the DVD presentation. On one occasion, Mrs. Craft and her assistant are showing how to do the Circle Eight Exercises correctly and are partially blocked by the podium. The accompanying Study Guide is jam-packed with helpful information; however, at times is difficult to follow along with the presentations. As my colleagues and I viewed the videos, we elected to take notes during the sessions and read the study guide after the session. While there is no Biblical teaching, Mrs. Craft makes comments about our children being “God-made”, the value of prayer in helping our struggling learners and “God as our Supreme Being.” DVDs range from 45-90 minutes. CEUs or course completion certifications are also available. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 059736
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    Retail: $12.95
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