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  • Item #: 046046
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    This colorful series from Singapore Math introduces early concepts in life science, physical science, chemistry, and earth science to the very young. Each book focuses on one of these sciences, and contains 29 lessons and an answer key. Lessons are a page in length, with each topical lesson containing a short informational segment, follow-up questions or a hands-on activity. The material is presented in its simplest form, and most often the questions repeated at the end simply ask the student what was discussed at the top of the page, although in some cases, it might be helpful to have read a little more material on the subject as well. The range of subjects is pretty impressive, including animal habitats, parts of the ear and eye, seeds and how they sprout, electromagnets, conductors, circuits, mixing colors, evaporation, how sound is made, sinking or floating, seasons, solar system, Milky Way, constellations, meteors, food chains, and more. As an example of a lesson, one lesson in Book 3 features a short paragraph on the properties of some common materials, followed by a blank chart. The students must decide whether some other common materials such as wood, glass, plastic, rubber and others are hard, if they can be bent, if they last a long time, and if they are attracted to a magnet. After that activity, several common materials are listed, and the student must match these to the item or construction it can be used to make. All activities are generously illustrated with friendly, cartoon-like animals and objects, and altogether the books have a "fun," relaxed look about them, even though the concepts are fairly well-presented and a little more serious that I've seen in other early elementary science programs. Inexpensive and easy-to-use, this set could easily make up a complete science curriculum for the early grades, although you may want to supplement with a little more reading, especially with interesting related library books to broaden their horizons a little more. Each book used to be available separately, but it is now sold only as a set of four books. – Jess

  • Item #: 054687
    ISBN: 9781935495710
    Retail: $39.00
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    Same basic format as the General Science Notebook Journal. Space is provided for On Your Own and Study Guide questions and for developing Lab Reports. Graphic organizers to help with concept development and Module Summaries are provided for each module. Digging Deeper sections give the student the opportunity to strengthen critical thinking skills. Grading rubrics for the lab reports are provided in the Appendix.

  • Item #: PSCSET
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  • Item #: PSCNBS
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  • Item #: 048425
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    Like the other kits from Nature's Workshop Plus, this kit contains some of the harder to find items to complete the labs found in Apologia's Physical Science course (sold separately), and they are packaged according to lessons for convenience.

    This kit contains: safety goggles, baking soda, 9-volt battery, insulated wire, scissors, clear tape, yarn, pencils, antacid tablets, cotton balls, thermometer, candles, plastic bags, matches, yeast, balloon, test tubes, paper towels, Epsom salts, paper cup, comb, pens, sugar, table salt, cooking oil, olive oil, paper clip, toilet paper, dish soap, wax crayon, white cotton string, cornstarch, 1.5 volt battery, 3-inch nail, cardboard, stopwatch, measuring tape, index card, aluminum pie pan, marble, eraser, small block of wood, sandpaper, ruler, rubber stopper, aluminum foil, black marker, thread, washers, balls, Styrofoam cup lip, plastic wrap, rice, flat mirror, protractor, white paper, flashlight w/batteries, and black construction paper.

    You will still need to gather some items to round out the supply list, but this kit makes the shopping easier. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 048422
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    This Lab Kit from Nature's Workshop includes most of the supplies needed for the labs in the Exploring Nature with Astronomy 2nd Ed. textbook, organized and bagged by lab activity number. A cross-reference sheet is included so the kit can be used with either the 1st or 2nd edition Astronomy course. Please note that this kit will not include supplies for the optional "Apologia Science Kit Activities" which are printed in brown in the daily schedule found in the notebooking journals. Apologia has made an exclusive kit available which contains supplies for the optional and textbook activities. One other notable difference between the Nature's Workshop kit and the Apologia kit is that the Nature's Workshop kit includes materials bagged by lesson where the materials in Apologia's kit are bagged by activity. There are also some variations in the types of supplies provided, most notably in that there are no food items included in the Apologia kit, while most of these are included (pre-measured) in the Nature's Workshop kit (flour, salt, oil, chocolate bar, etc.)

  • Item #: 066526
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  • Item #: 017415
    ISBN: 9781932012781
    Retail: $23.00
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  • Item #: 012907
    ISBN: 9781932012828
    Retail: $19.00
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    Include several videos to illustrate important concepts, like slow-motion sequences of lightning strikes, volcanic eruptions, and footage from outer space. Many example problems are explained by Dr. Wile using an animated white erase board, and technical words are pronounced. System requirements: Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and 8 (not supported for Mac operating systems).

  • Item #: 071756
    ISBN: 9781425814076
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 032226
    ISBN: 9780894558344
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    Critical Thinking Press has taken their excellent approach for improving subject-area skill and higher-order thinking skills and applied it to science in an effort to help students improve both their science knowledge AND thinking skills at the same time! The emphasis here is in helping students learn and understand science with a critical language arts slant so that they will learn to read science passages critically, and write full explanations of their thinking to reinforce their understanding. The book is divided into three units: physical science, life science, and earth science. Each unit contains over a dozen activities, each on a more specific sub-topic, and tied to national science standards. Each activity consists of a reading portion, and a question portion. The reading selection explains the concept in detail, with paragraphs separated and labeled by letter, and important vocabulary highlighted. The right-hand page features questions on the topic the student has just read about. Questions are presented in a variety of formats, including true/false, short answer (full-sentence responses), multiple-choice, graph questions, comparison/contrast and more. An answer key is included at the end of the book. The questions emphasize using "evidence" from the text, and really basing their answers on text evidence before choosing an answer. This helps reinforce what was read, and in many cases, requires the student to really think about their answer before giving it. This would be an excellent supplement to any science curriculum that will aid the student in really understanding concepts, where other workbooks may merely ask the student to regurgitate facts. I could even see using this alongside a full science curriculum, for added reasoning and critical thinking benefits! Currently, only the Beginning level is available, but we look for more levels to be available in the future. - Jess
  • Item #: 029602
    ISBN: 9780547353470
    Retail: $100.75
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    This course, intended for high school students, has transitioned to a format which includes a hard copy textbook and an "Interactive Online Edition" which includes interactive copies of both student and teacher editions, worksheets, labs, assessments, various digital tools and videos. Content varies by course. Access is provided through a code which you will receive with the textbook, and access will remain active for one year. The subscription can be renewed through purchase of the Holt McDougal Science Spectrum Physical Science Online Edition (#062523).

  • Item #: 009095
    ISBN: 9781932012835
    Retail: $29.00
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    A complete audio recording of the Physical Science text and "on your own" problems, as read by Michael A. Wilson. This is a suitable accompaniment to the books for auditory learners, slow readers, and those with other reading difficulties. The study guides, tests, and answers are not included on this CD, which is in MP3 format requiring an MP3-compatible CD player.
  • Item #: 071757
    ISBN: 9781425814106
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  • Item #: 011435
    ISBN: 9780894554247
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    Covers Observations with the Senses; Classification According to Properties; Properties of Matter - solid, liquid, or gas; Forces - causing change, rolling, measuring; Properties of Air - air as moving wind, air takes up space; Properties of Water - evaporation, water pressure; Buoyancy - in liquids, in air; Sound - vibrations, listening in the classroom; Light - shadows, reflection; Heat and Temperature; Combustion - safety precautions, burning time of materials, and volume of air. 41 reproducible lessons, 143 pgs.

  • Item #: 004655
    ISBN: 9781622236879
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 000312
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    This chart colorfully displays the different parts of the atom on a black background. Several small paragraphs clearly describe the different aspects of an atom. A reproducible resource guide is included on the back of the chart with more detailed information. 17" x 22".

  • 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 #: 040936
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  • Item #: 038633
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  • Item #: 032715
    ISBN: 9781618102270
    Retail: $8.95
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  • Item #: 030307
    Retail: $14.99
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  • Item #: 025690
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    Includes batteries, thick and thin copper wire, paper clips, straight pins, aluminum foil, thread, masking tape, clear tape, Styrofoam cups, index cards, plastic cups, permanent marker, nails, washers, clothespins, modeling clay, rubber bands, manila folders, rice grains. Other supplies needed but not supplied include: scissors, pennies, paper punch, glass jars, and staples. Please note that NO magnets are included. TOPS recommends a ceramic "basic refrigerator magnet," available from their website, topscience.org.

  • Item #: 025682
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  • Item #: 025678
    ISBN: 9780941008891
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $14.54

    36 hands-on activities allow students to observe and experiment with electricity, using simple objects. Students will create parallel and series circuits, predict electricity flow using Ohm's law, split water, build working galvanometers, resistors, fuses, electroscopes, storage cells, ammeters, and more!

  • Item #: 025677
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    Kit includes nearly all you need for the experiments in Electricity Activity Sheets, including batteries, bulbs, masking tape, aluminum foil, paper clips, rubber bands, index cards, clothes pins, steel wool, straight pins, and balloons. Items not included are commonly available and include scissors, pennies, and a paper punch.

  • Item #: 025673
    ISBN: 9780941008303
    Retail: $16.95
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    24 activities allow students to explore cohesion, adhesion, surface tension, capillary action, chromatography, oil slicks, bubbles, and interference patterns, thanks to the remarkable properties of water, oil, soap, and more!

  • Item #: 023094
    ISBN: 9780516273105
    Retail: $4.95
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  • Item #: 020020
    ISBN: 9780941008419
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    Construct astronomical models and learn about our solar system in 3-D!

  • Item #: 020019
    ISBN: 9780941008402
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    Construct a working model of these heavenly bodies, a floating-pin compass, and paper-clip quadrants.