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  • Item #: 019662
    ISBN: 9780448419664
    Retail: $3.99
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  • Item #: 066197
    ISBN: 9781507849804
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  • Item #: 001480
    ISBN: 9780764144646
    Retail: $16.99
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    As the author says in the preface to this book, a lot of earth science scientists focus primarily on one of the four branches of earth science and are not too concerned about the other three. A new thrust into the earth science field is earth systems science, and that's what this book is teaching. Earth systems science seeks to understand the changes of our planet and the potential consequences of the changes for life here on earth. It does this by looking at the planet as a whole, linking all four branches of earth science. Chapter one introduces readers to earth systems science, explaining the need to study the four branches together. The next three chapters look at the first of these - astronomy - at three levels: a study of the universe, our solar system, and the earth-moon system. Geology is studied in the next five chapters, covering minerals and rocks, geologic time and dating rocks, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and the earth's surface. Chapters 10-12 are the study of oceanography and water on earth - water everywhere, the world's oceans, and the dynamic oceans. The fourth branch is the one most people talk about: atmospheric science - the study of our atmosphere, weather, and climate. It covers earth's atmosphere, climate and climatic zones; atmospheric moisture, pressure, and winds; and weather and weather systems. The text is very complete, but it is not written with a Christian viewpoint - the "facts" given for how things formed or how old things are come from an evolutionary viewpoint. Black and white diagrams, illustrations, maps, and photos are used regularly throughout. Each chapter ends with a review test, and the book ends with a practice exam. Answers included. 377 pgs. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 018009
    ISBN: 9780794514853
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    Similar to other titles in the Usborne Science Activities series, this book features interesting and easy-to-read science facts with an abundance of simple but exciting activities to demonstrate the concepts. Each two-page spread focuses on a different aspect of plants, including germination, growth, nutrients, light, flowers, trees, movement, useful plants, and more. The pages are filled with general information, interesting facts, and several fun activities to complete. For example, after reading about plant growth, readers can plant beans in a jar and watch them grow, investigate what plants need to grow, make a bottle garden, make a leaf rubbing, grow bulbs and carrot tops, and much more. - Jess

  • Item #: 064607
    ISBN: 9780545826273
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       Subtitled, “The Brave, the Bold and the Brainy,” this book gives a one-page brief, interesting synopsis of over 40 well-know scientist in 4 different eras: Early Science, the Science Revolution, Age of Enlightenment and Discovery and the Modern Era. A sampling includes Pythagoras, Galileo, van Leeuwenhoek, Benjamin Franklin, Gregor Mendel, Ivan Pavlov, Robert Goodard, Stephen Hawking, plus many others. Cute cartoon graphics, colorful pages and fun information makes this a great way to engage reluctant readers or bored middle-schoolers. Index and Glossary. Evolutionary content. 96 pgs. SC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 053043
    Retail: $22.00
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    A cross between mini-mysteries and a detective science kit, this fun set teaches children forensic techniques while they work through two mysteries! In the first mystery, "The Case of the Mysterious Painting," young detectives will examine a painting for clues, analyze suspect data using a graph, test the pH of a water sample, measure shoeprints, extract DNA from strawberries (or other fruit), and compare DNA profile strips. In the second mystery, "The Case of the Cursed Cookies," kids learn even more techniques, including ink chromatography, testing flour and baking soda with citric acid, and examining fingerprints. Although the stories are a little cheesy and actual forensic techniques are a bit more complex, putting the experiments in the context of the story really brings the techniques to life and makes them extra exciting! Although all special supplies are included, you will need some household items to complete the activities – and a discreet adult helper to set up at least one test. – Jess

  • Item #: 023028
    ISBN: 9780890515891
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    The scientific "war of the worldviews" began as a battle over biology. In the 1600 and 1700s the foundation of biology was laid primarily by Christians who freely used the Bible as the basis of their understanding. But all of this changed in 1859, when Charles Darwin's popular new book, Origin of Species was published. Over the past one hundred and fifty years, his evolutionary worldview has overwhelmingly become the accepted paradigm for the origins of life.

    This supplemental resource from Master Books has been written to give young people answers - from Science and from Scripture, ANSWERS that show how Science and the Bible fit together to honor the Creator. Divided into three units, a total of nineteen chapters, it teaches students science from a Biblical perspective and helps them to defend their faith. Each chapter also provides a "Building Inspection" review which includes multiple choice, fill in the blank and short answer questions. Unit One investigates biological change (Darwin vs. Design) and looks at such topics as genes and Genesis, gene pools and variation within kind, species, "change through time" vs. Darwinian change, natural selection, evolution, mutations, and much more. Unit Two covers topics such as descent vs. design, classification and missing links, life before birth, and creation, evolution and the embryo. Unit Three examines DNA and origins including biological molecules, living cells, chemical evolution, evidence of creation, DNA and reproduction, and many other topics. Black & white illustrations, answer key included. 158pgs, pb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 043293
    ISBN: 9781599150253
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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 #: 064508
    ISBN: 9780448490205
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  • Item #: 048254
    Retail: $101.72
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    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 #: 019740
    ISBN: 9780448428468
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  • Item #: 011321
    ISBN: 9780761179788
    Retail: $16.95
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       Young children express their natural curiosity by asking an abundance of why questions: “Why is the sky blue?” “Why is the grass green” and the like are integral to understanding science. But what happens when our little prodigies feel too “grown-up” to display this natural curiosity? Do the abundance of questions just go-away? I don’t believe so and, thankfully, neither do the publishers of this well-done book!  

      Answering over 175 questions, this book contains a mix of “Why” and “How Come” questions from the 3 branches of Science: Physical, Life and Earth. The questions in this book were asked by real kids (and a few adults!) as part of Newsday’s How Come? newspaper column published throughout the world. Here is a sampling of questions answered in this book: Why do Wint-o-green life savers emit sparks when chewed in the dark? (Experiment suggestion included); How and Why does a chameleon change colors? Why do we get hiccups? Why does the wind whistle, howl and moan? and Why do cheerios clump together in a bowl? Questions are separated topically into chapters. Chapters include Tricks of Light and Sound; Unseen Forces, Invisible Particles; The Great Beyond; Home Planet; How’s the Weather?; Animal (and Plant World); and All about Me (and You). This would make an excellent resource for a living book family or resource to engage reluctant readers. Detailed index. Evolutionary content. 406 pgs. SC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 043321
    ISBN: 9780800796273
    Retail: $9.99
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    Corrie ten Boom’s story is one of extreme difficulty and oppression, but also one of extreme forgiveness and victory. This version makes Corrie’s story accessible for younger readers without losing the vibrancy and important elements of the original autobiography. This edition would be a great to introduce the biography to your elementary student, to use as a companion for younger students when older students are reading the original, or even to read aloud. Periodic black and white illustrations; 15 chapters, each less than 20 pages; abridged. 5.5” x 8”, 205 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 048424
    Retail: $80.00
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    This lab kit from Nature's Workshop Plus is designed to accompany Apologia's Exploring Creation with General Science and includes many of the harder to find items you need to complete the labs found in the text (sold separately). For ease and convenience, items are packaged according to the lessons.

    Kit contains: safety goggles, vegetable oil, corn syrup, piece of cork, blue food coloring, balloons, baking soda, funnel, pencil, sheets of paper, thumbtacks, yarn, cardboard, cardstock, paper clip, flashlight w/ batteries, spoons, table salt, scissors, facial tissue, soap bar, chewing gum, black pepper, tweezers, toilet paper, wooden ruler, bamboo skewers, alum, cotton string, washers, black construction paper, magnifying glass, sand, plaster of Paris, bowls, lima beans, paper towels, limestone rock, steel wool, foil baking pan, small shovel, modeling clay, paper plate, petroleum jelly, seashells, index cards, pipe cleaners, colored beads, rubbing alcohol, iodine, masking tape, nylon stocking, rubber bands, chicken bouillon cube, pen, crayon, yeast, plastic bags, butter knife, plastic bandage, tealight candle, vinegar, matches, mirror, straws, oral thermometers, saltine cracker, antacid tablets, stopwatch, flexible tubing, red food coloring, tea bag, coffee filter, practice golf ball, toothpicks, blindfold, and printouts.

    There are still a number of items you will need to gather from around your home, but the list will be much shorter if you use this assembled kit which will save you time, money, and gas by putting supplies at your finger tips. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 048425
    Retail: $72.00
    Rainbow Price: $70.95

    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 #: 041724
    ISBN: 9781465443441
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    Bite-size pieces of information will engage your children and invite them to learn about the world of science. There are plenty of science encyclopedias written for older students, but this one is written and illustrated in an age-appropriate way for younger ones. Information in the areas of life science,
    chemistry, physical science, and earth/space science are presented in a broad fashion, and a glossary at the back of the book will help you look up the meanings of new words. The pictures and illustrations are fascinating and
    well-done, and scientific facts are presented in interesting text. Although a useful reference book for the young scientist, this book makes you want to sit and just graze through the plethora of eye-catching images. Information
    is presented from a secular perspective in this hardcover, 135-page book. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 043867
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 043907
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 035738
    ISBN: 9781580375115
    Retail: $11.99
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    Young students, from elementary through high school, who struggle to comprehend key scientific terms will benefit from the guided vocabulary exercises that are included within this consumable workbook. Students will learn how to understand the meaning and application of some of the most significant terms from the realm of general science. The goal of the workbook (written to conform to national science standards) is to enable students to engage in scientific inquiry with an increased level of understanding and comprehension. Instructions and answer key are included in this well designed and easy to use supplemental resource. 72 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 025668
    ISBN: 9781465428264
    Retail: $9.99
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    Experimenting just got easier! This DK book makes science experiments fun and doable. It divides the contents into science areas and shows step-by-step photo illustrations for each experiment. There are 101 experiments in 11 different areas of science. Subjects covered are air and gases, water and liquids, hot and cold, light, color, growth, senses, sound and music, magnets, electricity, and motion and machines. Each section begins with a simple, short explanation of the concept, and then the experiments are demonstrated. What could be easier? You'll crush a plastic bottle with cold water, grow a stalactite, make musical instruments, and grow a plant through a maze. The experiments in this book are done with easily accessible items, and they are projects simple enough for young children. It's never too early to help young ones begin to discover the world around them. Pb, 120 pgs of science fun! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 045362
    ISBN: 9781570912993
    Retail: $7.95
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     Subtitled, Recipes for Inquiring Minds, this book will unleash the laboratory hiding in your kitchen! Designs of animal scientists (created with pencil and digital collage) overflow this science lab book (Hush! It's our secret!) Each of these 6 recipes (anyone craving Sedimentary Lasagna, Invisible Ink or Black Hole snacks?) begins with clear explanations of the science concepts demonstrated (key vocabulary too!), followed by recipes with prep, ingredients, equipment and method clearly described. Then, a brief section expands on the concept with an activity or further explanation. Please excuse me; I'm heading to make Atomic Popcorn balls! Includes an introduction to the scientific method, kitchen (lab) safety, science concept review, glossary and index. 8"x 10", 47 pgs, pb. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 043906
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  • Item #: 039831
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  • Item #: 066766
    ISBN: 9780545650922
    Retail: $17.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    Level A -Penguins, Bats, Whales, Leaves, Apples, Pumpkins, and much more

  • Item #: 054171
    ISBN: 9780824967987
    Retail: $14.99
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    What do little kids and rocket scientists have in common? They carefully observe their world and wonder, "Why?" While the infamous 'why' word often drives us crazy as parents, this simple word forms the foundation of the scientific method.

    As a firm believer that young children are never too young to begin thinking scientifically, this book will whet your child's interest for science with over 65 safe, age appropriate activities. Beginning with a general exploration of our planet Earth, the activities are varied and will provide hands-on fun. Each activity has been carefully chosen to increase curiosity and give young children insights into the properties of water and air, weather, plants, change (Kitchen Chemistry), sound, and movement (Physics). For example: Children will create a rain cloud in a bag, ice-cream in a bag, gooblek, and even have the opportunity to watch worms at work! You will need to supply materials for the activities and the author has included a supply list at the beginning of the book. Supplies are items easily found locally and include: salt, sugar, cornstarch, flour, gelatin, borax, art paper, tempera and water color paint, markers, pipe cleaners, soda straws, wax paper, coffee filters, etc. Helpful directions are also provided for creating a 'mini-museum' to store science treasures and a nature notebook. This is a valuable (and inexpensive!) resource for parents and teachers who desire to give children a strong start in science. Colorfully illustrated. 141 glossy pages. pb. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 060638
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  • Item #: 039809
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  • Item #: 029546
    ISBN: 9780761156871
    Retail: $14.95
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    Science history mixed in with science experiments and application can set the stage for catastrophe. Join the science journey from pre-history to present day as you learn about scientists and events that had catastrophic potential but the outcome of greatness. This 300+ page, hardcover book holds 34 chapters and 50 experiments taking you from Stone Age tools and the discovery of fire to the Hadron Collider in 2008. Read with a discerning mind as you witness accounts that are based in fact and theory and do experiments that apply data and concepts. Some experiments are as simple as buying a package of Wintergreen Lifesavers© to learn about lightning to making a soda bottle rocket as you try to understand Robert Goddard's thinking. Items for experiments can be found around your house or at your local retailer, and are coded as to the amount of risk (amount of adult supervision). A list of materials and step-by-step instructions (with visuals) are included in each chapter. Have some fun and learn about 'dangerous' scientific discoveries like smashing atoms, using lasers, black holes, and x-rays. This book is for your 'daring young scientist.' ~ Donna

  • Item #: ISCIST
    Retail: $268.50
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