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  • Item #: 036334
    ISBN: 9780890514665
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    14 chapters cover motion, the Laws of Motion, gravity, simple machines, energy, heat, states of matter, save motion, light, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism, nuclear energy, and future physics. The early chapters incorporate plenty of scientific history, and include biographical details of Aristotle, Galileo, Isaac Newton, Johannes Kepler, and others.

  • Item #: 051260
    ISBN: 9780890516188
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    Instilling a love for science in my children was always a primary goal in our early days of home-schooling. One of my secret tools was always keeping a stack of interesting science reference books available for them to thumb through or to look up a quick question on their own (yes, this was pre-internet!), but I always struggled to find good quality books that did not overwhelm us with evolutionary content and would often lament to my husband, that it would sure be nice to have a Christian alternative to the informative Usborne or DK resource books. I am so excited to share that Master Books and My Father's World have heard the cries of many homeschool families and have joined together to provide quality science reference books that offer beautiful photographs and illustrations without the inundation of evolutionary teaching.

    Beginning with Genesis 1:1, this book introduces the scientific method, real science, fields of science and the reasons to study science and then dives into seven sections covering a wide range of scientific subjects. Section 1: Matters and Chemicals covers atoms, elements, molecules, solids, liquids, gases, melting and boiling, crystals, water, chemical changes, acids and bases and composites. Section 2: Energy, Motion and Machines presents energy, converting energy, the energy of motion, forces and motion, measuring force and motion, gravity, heat and cold, helpful machines, simple machines, machine power, friction and energy and matter. Section 3: Electricity and Magnetism contains electrical energy, static electricity, flowing electricity, electrical circuits, using electricity, magnetism, and magnetism to electricity, electricity to movement, movement to electricity plus more. Section 4: Light and Sound introduces sound waves, using sound, light, reflected and refracted light, using light, laser light and more. Section 5: Earth and Life presents planet earth, inside the earth, the rock cycle, volcanoes and earthquakes, atmosphere, weather and climate, mountains and valleys, rivers and lakes, coastlines, seas and oceans, life on earth and the earth in trouble. Section 6: Space and Time explores earth in space, exploring space, earth's orbit, magnetic earth, inner planets, solar wanderers, outer planets, the sun, stars and galaxies, deep space, and the universe.

    The last section provides over sixty projects covering topics in each of the previous six categories. Science projects contain a concise "you will need" list, clear step by step instructions, and colorful accompanying photographs. Each project also contains the reference page for further information and utilizes commonly found items. Glossary and index provide helpful reference material. hc. 247 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 062178
    ISBN: 9780979849695
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  • Item #: 004724
    ISBN: 9780689710681
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    The rats under the rosebush tell Mrs. Frisby, the mouse widow, about their escape from a laboratory where experimentation had made them literate, and of her brave husband's death.

  • Item #: 003233
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  • Item #: 052535
    ISBN: 9781338219630
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    Another great project book, complete with all the LEGO® elements needed, from your friends at Klutz. Starting with ever-popular LEGO® components, the book guides the user to make 11 different machines of varying usefulness. Build a working claw, a catapult, or a gravity-powered claw. Components include specialty pieces such as wheels, gears, and pins that work with your existing bricks, so use the prompts in the book to design even more complex projects on your own.

  • Item #: 046678
    ISBN: 9781594763830
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  • Item #: 032485
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    Use the 352 parts in this kit to build 16 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time, and expand upon knowledge of simple machine concepts. Models include: a tow truck (pulley), a paddle wheel boat (wheel and axle), and a carousel (gears). Students are able to investigate and experiment with their models while synthesizing and analyzing information. Who knew that you could learn so much while building with K'Nex? The included teacher's guide is aligned to STEM standards and promotes deeper thinking by asking questions and presenting challenges. – Rachel
  • Item #: 016340
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    This poster features six simple machines and their functions in common, everyday tasks. Covers inclined plane (ramp), pulley, wedge, wheel & axle, lever, and screw. The poster includes 4 reproducible worksheets on the back. Measures 17" x 22".

  • Item #: 014647
    ISBN: 9781483816906
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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 #: 008004
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  • Item #: 003244
    ISBN: 9781465440129
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    David Macaulay uses a zoo setting to teach about simple machines. There are flaps to flip, tabs to pull, gears to turn, as children learn about inclines, wedges, levers, wheels, gears, pulleys, and screws. Put them all together and Sloth and Sengi are planning a Zoo Break! 30 pgs, hc. ~ Donna

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  • Item #: 071708
    ISBN: 9780531193631
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  • Item #: 071492
    ISBN: 9781476552132
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  • Item #: 069201
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      This deluxe, full-color flap Usborne book is designed to satisfy the natural curiosity that children have to discover how things work. Readers learn about the operation of simple machines, vehicles and various modes of transport, how instruments make sounds, the mechanics behind flying and floating, and about everyday inventions of all sorts. Visually stimulating and interactive with over 90 flaps to lift and access extra information or explanations, this resource will be sure to educate and motivate even the most reluctant reader. This book is included within the Elementary Well Planned Gal Modern World & Geography curriculum set. 16 pgs, hc. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 068302
    ISBN: 9781938063596
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  • Item #: 068242
    ISBN: 9780823435722
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     Children are fascinated with how things work. This well illustrated book presents clear explanations of familiar machines. Axes, scissors, slides, seesaws, are just a sampling of topics covered. Charming illustrations feature children and adults as part of a small community using simple machines to make their life easier and enjoyable. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 067024
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     442 assorted pcs –plentiful wheels plus 3 types of motors (battery powered motor, spring motor, and fly wheel motor). Storage Bin dividers included. Requires 4 AA batteries-not included.

  • Item #: 067023
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     597 assorted pcs: different size gears, pulley wheels, and flexible rods to build a paddle boat, crank fan, wheel barrow and much more. Includes Storage bin dividers.

  • Item #: 067022
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    863 pcs. 100 unique building ideas: Ambulance, Guitar, Space Shuttle. Storage bin dividers included.

  • Item #: 067021
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     408 pcs. 50 building ideas: T-Rex, Airplane, Snow Boarder, Off Road Rover-etc.

  • Item #: 065951
    ISBN: 9780199119950
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      I used to love encyclopedias as a kid! Every page had something interesting and wonderful to learn. You get the same sense of wonder when it is all in one book (not a set of 30 books like the old days)! This is a large book with lots of color photos and illustrations. The text is presented in short paragraphs, captions and text boxes. The language is simple but full of great vocabulary words. Topics covered include: the human body, people/places, the arts, Earth, animals/plants, science/technology and the universe. This is an updated edition, but the copyright is 2009. I looked for outdated information and found a few things: Pluto is still called a dwarf planet, there is a huge iPod shown as being cutting edge technology, also some things about computer games and the internet are passé, and the mobile phone shown is a flip phone. The rest of the book stands up to today’s information. You can certainly use it as a resource for science and social studies. Also, this book mentions prehistoric life as being millions of years ago, so it is not from a Christian worldview. 144pp, sc, 9.5x12” ~ Sara

  • Item #: 064401
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    Explore 6 simple machines with the included lever board, wedge, pulley with rope and hook, cart with 4 removable wheels, Archimedes screw, and 4 barrel weights.

  • Item #: 061456
    ISBN: 9780062321473
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  • Item #: 057892
    ISBN: 9781770788800
    Retail: $15.99
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    Properties of matter; Chemistry; Forces & simple machines; Electricity; and Magnetism.