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  • Item #: 032681
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    From “micro” to “macro,” turn paper-folding into an architectural masterpiece! Create dozens of buildings from colorful to surreal in your very own cityscape, and then redo it again and again. Includes 697 stickers, planning mat, and a storage box.

  • Item #: 059250
    ISBN: 9781892427526
    Retail: $69.95
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    Have you ever stopped to realize that a comprehensive understanding of the earth, its structure, and its inhabitants are a necessary foundation for interacting meaningfully with our increasingly global-minded world? Taking an overview approach, the North Star Geography course covers geography skills (reading maps, using geographic tools, cartography, surveying, and navigation), physical geography (geology, meteorology, oceanography, ecology, hydrology, and astronomy), and human geography (sociology, culture, religion, transportation, agriculture, government, and economics). Bright Ideas Press and world geography – what a great idea! Student Reader plus Companion Guide CD-ROM (activities: maps, hands-on, research options, quizzes/tests) – what a great idea! Quality content, Biblical worldview, and user-friendliness all rolled up into one package – what a great idea!

    Obviously, the Student Reader is the heart of the course. Each of the sixteen lessons provides 15-20 pages of reading text, full-color illustrations, photos, sidebar articles, and maps. Lessons are divided into teaching segments which are both highly readable and interesting. The organization lends itself to flexibility, and the course could be done over one year (two weeks per lesson), two years (four weeks per lesson), or even one semester (one week per lesson – a bare bones approach). Vocabulary words are in bold with definitions provided in the glossary at the end of the text. The Reader concludes with a reference list that provides options for further study.

    The accompanying Companion Guide CD-ROM (pdf files) provides both basic and "extra" activities in addition to all content from the Reader. It's these pdf files that will allow you to tailor the course for high school, for junior high, or for a combination of ages. Families may make photocopies or print pages as needed, but classrooms and co-ops should contact the publisher for a multiple-use license. Depending on the course time-frame you choose, you will probably have to do some selection of activities, as there is a wealth provided.

    • • Hands-On Activities – there is lots of variety here – some short and simple, some more involved. Materials lists are provided when necessary (and tend to be easy-to-get items).
    • • Build Your Own Atlas – there's a segment for each lesson that includes labeling outline maps, completing fact files, and creating a set of political, physical, and thematic maps. Outline maps are provided but a good atlas as a reference is helpful (i.e. Wondermaps or Atlas of World Geography).
    • • Note-Taking Pages – each lesson has a set of 10 questions taken from the text that serve as lesson review and a study guide for the quizzes.
    • • Memorization Lists – a list of 198 countries, 70 regions and physical features to learn – roughly 16 items per lesson.
    • • Research Questions – a set of questions for each continent which encourage the student to conduct his own research (answers included).
    • • Quizzes and Tests – quizzes for each lesson (based on note-taking questions and map work). A final exam includes questions taken from all 16 of the lessons (answer keys and grading rubrics included).
    • • Graphic Organizers - can be used for all types of studies – world/continent, country, culture, regional geography, and government fact files.

    Homeschool geography courses have tended to be research frameworks that can be used by multi-age students and over several years. While having lots of advantages for families they require planning, preparation, and, often, outside resources. North Star takes a different approach providing a very solid base of textual information but giving lots of options for additional activities and research. It provides all necessary forms and pages, requiring only a good world atlas to accompany the course. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 067725
    ISBN: 9781683440604
    Retail: $34.99
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     Designed for students who have completed Writing Strands Beginning 2 or are in grades 4 – 9, depending on skill level. Focuses on skills such as organization, description, and paragraphing. Students will understand that ideas in sentences are connected, and flow from one sentence to the next; list the main points in the summary of a story; understand that there is a voice which speaks to the reader; realize the structure of description, and start descriptions with general statements; use past tense, present tense, and future tense; and recognize a character’s physical positions and realize how position controls what characters know. Literature lessons include plot (sequence of events, cause/effect, character, driving forces, exposition, complication, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, putting it all together, and conflict among individuals, society, setting, and internally. 279 pgs. pb.

  • Item #: 030859
    ISBN: 9781481471602
    Retail: $15.99
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    Students are never too young to start thinking about their future and taking necessary steps to achieve goals. Divided into 12 conversations (chapters), each meant as a dialogue between the student and author, and the student and a parent/mentor. Topics include goals, planning and preparation, time management, importance of GPA, extra and co-curricular activities, service to others, college entrance exams, internships and work experiences, money management and scholarships, college application process, interviewing and sharing. Through these conversations, students will develop a personal mission statement, six month and lifelong goals, create a resume, budget and much more.

      Whether your student is self-motivated and excited to plan his future or one who struggles to find purpose, this book offers vision and direction to inspire success through the high school and college years. Includes link to printable interactive reflection questions and worksheets. 149 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 031154
    Retail: $30.00
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    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 #: 007752
    ISBN: 9781939814470
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    The Printing Power Plus Workbook Set includes the Printing Power workbook, plus a new workbook, Kick Start Cursive. In Kick Start Cursive, students learn beginning cursive using Handwriting Without Tears' simple, continuous strokes. It provides gentle instruction and practice to ease the transition into the Grade 3 program. The 2nd Grade Teacher's Guide includes a short chapter on Kick Start Cursive, if you decide to use it.

  • Item #: 041186
    Retail: $31.27
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    Includes 16 prepared slides for Biology:

    1. Amoeba Proteus
    2. Diatoms
    3. Euglena
    4. Ascarismitosis
    5. Grantia spicules
    6. Hydra budding
    7. Leaf with veins (c.s.)
    8. Onion root tip
    9. Paramecium
    10. Planarian
    11. Ranunculus root
    12. Ranunculus stem
    13. Spirogyra with conjugation
    14. Volvox
    15. Zea Mays root
    16. Zea Mays stem

    Slides come in a plastic container. Instructions to clean, store and handle the slides included.

  • Item #: 012432
    ISBN: 9780838883617
    Retail: $29.25
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  • Item #: 011333
    ISBN: 9781942192985
    Retail: $0.00
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    Are you like me? Color and beauty make me happy. A well-organized, common-sensible planner makes me want to plan. When both are wrapped up into one user-friendly, cheerful, full-of-extras package, I'm ready to grab my pen!

    First, let's talk about the basics. Each week has a two-page spread in the spiral-bound (lies flat) 8.5 x 11" planner. Days (Mon-Fri) are across the top (three on left-hand page; two on right-hand page). Each of these columns has five subject sections (Bible, Math, History, Science, English). Each of these sections has four lines. In other words, for each day, and each subject, you can briefly record a 2 " line for each of three or four children or use two lines for two children or four lines for one child. There are additional boxes (total of seven lines) at the bottom of each column any other subjects. Each of these lines in each column ends with a small colored box for check-offs. The remaining vertical column on the right-hand page has lined space to record weekly priorities, daily dinner menus, and weekend activities.  Each week includes a Bible verse on one page and a notable quote (think inspirational Facebook status posts) on the other. 

    Now for the extras - sample planner page, place to insert a family picture and record family memories, a weekly cleaning schedule, special projects page (monthly boxes with reminders of those easy-to-forget occasional cleaning tasks), important contacts, children chore cards (perforated and ready to tear out), teacher schedule, class plan (curriculum) and student schedules for four children,  semester goals, monthly calendar with accompanying page to record books to read, field trips, and monthly expenses, perforated shopping lists (set of six for each month), semester accomplishments, attendance records, and grade recording sheets. There is also two year at a glance calendars-current year and the upcoming year.

    A set of four perforated, cardstock report cards are in the back (Each month is inaugurated with an encouraging article and has its own color scheme vibrant, subtle, cool, warm each satisfying. The graphic theme (which changes each year) is lively, and frankly, delightful. An extravagant claim perhaps, but I'll stick by it - using this planner will remind you daily that homeschooling is a wonderful calling, full of beauty and grace. Janice

  • Item #: 008779
    Retail: $55.00
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    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 #: 058149
    Retail: $149.99
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    Foundations in Personal Finance for Homeschool is a complete, turnkey, high school curriculum designed to fully equip homeschool teachers with everything needed for a dynamic learning experience. We've included lesson plans, teaching delivered via video by Dave Ramsey and his team of experts, and a blended learning website, foundationsU.com. In addition, more than 35 activities are included which focus on providing 21st century personal finance knowledge and skills in a student-centered approach to learning.


    This set includes:


    Teacher's Edition on CD-ROM:


    This brand new addition to the Foundations in Personal Finance for Homeschool curriculum is a 160-page digital teacher guide on CD-ROM with more than 35 activities, case studies, and assessments.



    Instructional Videos

    This set of 5 DVDs offers more than 12 hours of engaging classroom instruction taught by Dave Ramsey, Rachel Cruze and Chris Hogan.



    Student Text


    The Foundations in Personal Finance for Homeschool Student Text is a comprehensive, 288-page student soft-cover consumable.



    foundationsU Blended Learning Site


    Our Foundations in Personal Finance for Homeschool curriculum comes with access to our blended learning site. FoundationsU.com is full of interactive tools, relevant articles, and real-world activities on a student-focused website designed for all devices.

  • Item #: PSCNBS
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  • Item #: 066100
    ISBN: 9780986325724
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  • Item #: 041378
    ISBN: 9781932012798
    Retail: $5.00
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    These tests are included with the Solutions Manual but in case you have more than one student or want an extra set, we offer the tests separately. There are 10-12 questions for each module (modules 1-16) of the Physical Science text. Typically the questions are short answer or multiple-choice. Pages are perforated, and there is no answer key since answers are included in the Solutions Manual. 32 pages.
  • Item #: 012433
    ISBN: 9780838885512
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  • Item #: 074217
    ISBN: 9781947226142
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  • Item #: 074213
    ISBN: 9781947226180
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  • Item #: 004667
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  • Item #: 002251
    ISBN: 9780140501698
    Retail: $7.99
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    In this charming story, we travel along to Blueberry Hill to pick sun-ripened blueberries. Sal's mother wants to take the berries home to can them so the family may enjoy them during the winter months. Sal brings along her small tin pail to help, however, she ends up eating more than she picks! On the other side of the hill, Little Bear and his mother are eating blueberries to grow big and fat for the long, cold winter. Both Sal and Little Bear sit down to enjoy the scrumptious berries, and when they get up to find their mothers, they each mistake the other's mother for their own! The soft humor and delightful ending is perfect for any young child, and the detailed blue and white illustrations perfectly accent the story. Pb. A read-along book and CD set are also available, which includes the book plus an audio CD. The CD includes the narrated story and fun activities. - elise

  • Item #: APK3V1
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  • Item #: 074212
    ISBN: 9781947226012
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  • Item #: 074211
    ISBN: 9781947226005
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  • Item #: 071087
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  • Item #: 067724
    ISBN: 9781683440192
    Retail: $34.99
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    Designed for grades 3-7 as a one-year course. Focuses on foundational skills, written exercises, and the overall writing process. Students will learn how to effectively master using sentences and writing paragraphs, main/supporting ideas, point of view, the process of rewriting, and creating characters; apply the skill of planning and writing a short story; organize objects so their placement can be understood; understand that all people do not see the same things in the same ways; and demonstrate the ability to connect complicated sentences to make a story. Literature lessons include discerning setting from a Biblical passage; identifying cultural aspects of literature, and how this can help in better understanding biblical passages; explaining how to search for setting clues, the setting and mood of a story, symbolism, and illustrating how one can use setting clues to understand characters and their actions. 267 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 055099
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  • Item #: 043645
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    These creamy, student-quality oil pastels are favorites of many young artists, and also recommended for use in Artistic Pursuits. The bright colors are highly blendable and will not crack or flake.
  • Item #: 000323
    ISBN: 9780966706734
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    This book by Caroline Dale Snedeker tells about an ancient Roman girl named Lavinia who is banished to Britain with the rest of her family. Lavinia is enchanted by the island even though her family sees it as a barbaric place. The book contrasts the cultures of the early British Christians with the pagan Roman aristocracy, and that setting makes a good background for Lavinia's story. Lavinia eventually converts to Christianity and falls in love with a Christian man, but she must deal with her pagan family and her father's plans for her marriage. A dramatic and entertaining novel, this book offers a great look at Roman life in Gaul and Britian. 210 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 074218
    ISBN: 9781947226159
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  • Item #: 074216
    ISBN: 9781947226173
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  • Item #: 074207
    ISBN: 9781947226067
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