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  • Item #: 041505
    ISBN: 9781419004254
    Retail: $16.99
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  • Item #: 054687
    ISBN: 9781935495710
    Retail: $39.00
    Rainbow Price: $31.20

    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 #: 029602
    ISBN: 9780547353470
    Retail: $100.75
    Rainbow Price: $97.65

    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 #: 035940
    ISBN: 9780865303768
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: FPAPHS
    Retail: $111.00
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  • Item #: 014647
    ISBN: 9781483816906
    Retail: $12.99
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    If you need extra practice sheets or activities for your science students, look no further. This workbook is full of 100 reproducible worksheets that cover a wide range of topics dealing with physics and chemistry. From lab procedures, to physical and chemical properties, to simple machines, to writing binary formulas, this book covers it all. Several various testing methods are used such as matching, puzzles, short answer, long answer, completing equations, etc. Besides giving a few example answers, this book does not provide explanations: it is only meant to provide practice or assessment. Teachers can go through the whole book with students to test their overall knowledge, or they can pick and choose topics which students need additional help or practice with. This book would be a great supplement to any physical science course. Aligns with current state standards. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 062523
    ISBN: 9780030936142
    Retail: $28.53
    Rainbow Price: $21.40

    This is a one-year online renewal code for the online subscription component of Holt Physical Science with Earth and Space Science(#029602). Please note that purchase of this item provides online access only to web-based components of this course and is not a full course without the Homeschool Package.

      Please note that if this is the only item you are purchasing at this time, you will not receive physical paperwork; you will receive an email directly from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (hmhco.com) 3-5 business days after purchase with instructions for accessing the online course material. If you are purchasing this item with other physical, non-digital items, you will receive paperwork with your order with instructions on accessing the course. Please note that the one year of access begins immediately after you receive your code.

  • Item #: 029710
    ISBN: 9780547353784
    Retail: $219.05
    Rainbow Price: $157.50
  • Item #: 069873
    Retail: $115.00
    Rainbow Price: $99.95

    This online course, when used with the Conceptual Physical Science textbook (6th edition) is a complete high school level physics course that covers physics, chemistry, earth science and astronomy. This "Full Version" is the most complete version of the course, utilizing most of the textbook material and including enough material for one year of study. More specialized, shorter (1-semester) versions of this course are also available.

    Online course content includes video lessons and demonstrations, reading assignments, quizzes, worksheets, chapter summaries, exams and study guidance. See the PDF "User Guide" linked above for more in-depth details about the course.

    Course access information will be emailed to you after purchase.

  • Item #: 004655
    ISBN: 9781622236879
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

  • Item #: 069874
    Retail: $85.00
    Rainbow Price: $75.00

     The PAC course is a truncated version of physical science (#069873), with fewer lessons and labs using materials from around the home or otherwise easily accessible. This course requires the text Conceptual Physical Science Text, 6th ed, #069824.

  • Item #: 069872
    Retail: $95.00
    Rainbow Price: $84.00


      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 #: 069824
    ISBN: 9780134060491
    Retail: $226.65
    Rainbow Price: $224.20

    This hardcover, 800+ page book is intended for high school physical science and covers the topics of physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy. 28 chapters cover all of the topics students need to be prepared for upper level science classes. Each chapter includes short readable sections of text, checkpoints (questions with suggested answers), colorful illustrations and graphics, biographies of famous scientists, summary of terms, reading check questions, activities, Plug and Chug (formula familiarization, Think and Solve (mathematical application), Think and Rank (analysis), Exercises (synthesis), Discussion Questions (evaluation), and a Readiness Assurance Test (10 multiple choice questions with answers). Appendices include sections on linear and rotational motion, vectors, exponential growth and doubling time, solutions for odd-numbered questions at the end of the chapter, and a glossary.

    This text corresponds to the Conceptual Physical Science Self-Study Online Course (#69873), Physical Science, PAC Self-Study Online Course (#069874), and Conceptual Astronomy Self-Study Online Course (#069864). The PAC course is a truncated version of physical science, with fewer lessons and labs using materials from around the home or easily accessible. The Astronomy course uses only specific chapters of the text for a one-semester course.

  • Item #: 051463
    Retail: $204.40
    Rainbow Price: $189.95

    Physical Science: Students study living organisms and their responses to the environment. They also study population growth, food chains, and ecological succession. Students learn to read a weather map and study weather instruments, fronts and masses, hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning and clouds. The curriculum includes hands-on laboratory experiences, research projects, textbook information acquisition and note taking techniques. Students also study speed, velocity, acceleration and gravity. Through experiments they evaluate chemical reactions. They study air, water, and chemical pollution as well as fossil fuels, solar energy, and energy conservation. Also studied are: electric currents, fields and circuits along with magnetic fields and electromagnetism. Special lab items are necessary at this level and include beakers, safety goggles, gram scale, copper sulfate, 0.5 M acetic acid, crucible tongs, and zinc (mossy).

  • Item #: 048254
    Retail: $101.72
    Rainbow Price: $83.25

    This kit contains most of the harder-to-find items you'll need to complete the labs in Exploring Creation with Physical Science. Kit includes: two test tubes (16x150 mm), a 12-pack of antacid tablets, two hard rubber balls (baseball-sized), balloons, a 9-V battery, a D-cell battery, a candle, a size 9 cork, 100g of Epsom salt, a 3.5" x 3.5" plastic mirror, a 6" plastic protractor, a 22"l x 5"w wooden ramp, one sheet of medium-grit sandpaper, a stopwatch, a measuring tape (150 cm), a thermometer, 14-gauge insulated copper wire, and a 1.5" x 1.5" x 0.75" wooden block. If you already have a well-stocked home and kitchen, this is a more economical kit choice.

  • Item #: 045036
    ISBN: 9781467761604
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.98

  • Item #: 046046
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $23.60

    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 #: 071761
    ISBN: 9781425814090
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071755
    ISBN: 9781425814113
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071760
    ISBN: 9781425814120
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071759
    ISBN: 9781425814083
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071757
    ISBN: 9781425814106
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071758
    ISBN: 9781425814069
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071756
    ISBN: 9781425814076
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 006644
    ISBN: 9780794518479
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $28.49
    This book is not a science text, but it will help you with whatever science textbook you are using. It's a comprehensive science reference guide covering physics, chemistry and biology. Each area of focus features color-coded subtopics with significant detail. The chemistry section contains subtopics for general, physical, inorganic, organic, and environmental chemistry. The biology section includes ecology, botany, zoology, human biology, genetics and general biology. The physics section is divided into mechanics, heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, nuclear physics, and general physics.

    We've come to expect compelling color pictures, graphics and charts from Usborne, and this book does not disappoint. Every page has excellent visuals and concise explanations of scientific laws and principles. For example, the biology section includes a subtopic covering the nervous system. The book shows and describes the parts of the neuron including the cell body, the dendrites and the axon. The graphics do an excellent job of showing the interaction between nerve cells and how the chemical neurotransmitters work at the synapse between the cells. You learn the difference between association (or relay) neurons and motor (or instruction) neurons.

    With over 350 pages, a glossary, and complete index, this book makes finding information quick and easy. Use the book to review material already studied, or as additional explanation or clarification of current lessons. - Jerry

  • Item #: 059190
    ISBN: 9781583315286
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $93.99

    The Teacher’s Edition for each level includes an overview of the curriculum, standards and content that are met by the curriculum, a worldview statement, a suggested teaching schedule, explanation of course components, suggested instructional approach, chapter teaching suggestions, and suggested use of assessments. Step-by-step explanation for lesson preparation is a helpful tool, along with an illustrated example of scientific inquiry. The book is divided into four units (life, physical, earth/space, human body); then subdivided into chapters and lessons. Each chapter begins with “key ideas,”  a list of major ideas for that chapter, and a section on chapter preparation that includes vocabulary, an introduction to the topic, and a summation for each lesson in that chapter. A list of supplemental materials is also included in this section and shows what should be printed from the online supplemental resources.

    This teacher's edition no longer includes a Teacher Resource CD-ROM; all supplemental teacher resources now available online. A sticker on the book provides a website to the PDF files for blackline masters, computer presentations and transparency masters which you can download and save.

    Each lesson then includes the objective, materials specific to that lesson, any necessary preparation, introductory materials, and directed instruction. Small format pictures of the corresponding student pages are shown at the end of each 2-page lesson. An extension activity is included in each lesson to further reinforce learning. The last lesson of each chapter is review. A glossary lists the highlighted vocabulary words from each chapter, and they are cross-referenced with the lesson and page number where they are found.



  • Item #: 043293
    ISBN: 9781599150253
    Retail: $0.00
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    While other scientists were catching and killing insects and classifying them based on physical characteristics, the 19th-century scientist and teacher Jean Henri Fabre was a firm believer in observing insects and nature in their natural habitats, spending just as much time watching their behavior as studying their anatomy. In this delightful book, he shares his observations and knowledge with children through a series of stories in which Uncle Paul describes the wonders of nature for his nieces and nephews, Claire, Emile, and Jules. With frequent questions and interjections from the children, Uncle Paul discusses livestock, trees, metals, fibers, paper, spiders, insects, weather, clouds, steam engines, astronomy, plants, mushrooms, shells, ocean creatures, and much more. If you enjoy the Christian Liberty Nature Readers or the Handbook of Nature Study, I think you'll enjoy this one as well. Originally published in 1917 and translated from French by Florence Bicknell, this reprint from Yesterday's Classics is 438 pgs, pb. - Jess

  • Item #: FOODSC
    Retail: $382.64
    Rainbow Price: $341.95


    The Instructor Resource CD-ROM includes printable textbook labs, test masters, answer keys for the textbook, tests, labs and lab manual/student workbook and the Instructor Resources. The Instructor resources include lesson suggestions for 12, 18 and 36-week scheduling, strategies for teaching, introductory material, assessment techniques (including portfolios), content standards, lesson plans, and teaching visuals. There is no student lab workbook. Computer requirements: Windows: Intel Pentium II or compatible processor, Windows 2000, XP, 7/8, 128 MB RAM, IE 6 or higher for weblinks, and Adobe Reader. Mac: Power PC G4, G5 or Intel Processor, Mac OS X v. 10.x, 128 MB Ram, Safari, and Adobe Reader.

    Worth mentioning, the included student materials are reproducible for homeschool and co-op/classroom use.

  • Item #: FDSCON
    Retail: $244.00
    Rainbow Price: $219.95

    The 1-Year Online Access includes an online textbook, the optional Lab Manual/Workbook and the Instructor Resources. The Instructor resources include lesson suggestions for 12, 18 and 36-week scheduling, strategies for teaching, introductory material, assessment techniques (including portfolios), test masters, content standards, lesson plans, answer keys for the textbook, tests, labs and lab manual/student workbook, instructor presentations, and more. Also includes the ExamView software download for personalized test creation and management. Access begins when the parent/teacher registers the course and is available for 365 days. High speed internet access is recommended.

    The (optional) Lab Manual/Workbook includes chapter reinforcement activities and the lab experiments. The worksheets are a variety of fill in the blank activities, puzzles and other writing exercises. Lab activities are designed to be completed with instructor guidance. Some additional materials are necessary, many are household items, although others require more specific lab supplies, including a microscope. However, due to the sheer number of activities, parents can pick and choose the best options for their family. Workbook pages are printable pdf files or a print version will be available. Contact for us availability.

    Worth mentioning, the included student materials are reproducible for homeschool and co-op/classroom use.

  • Item #: 071957
    ISBN: 9781619604360
    Retail: $116.00
    Rainbow Price: $108.95