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  • Item #: 015464
    ISBN: 9781683440871
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    This Teacher Guide creates a zoology unit study for elementary students using The World of Animals, Wonders of God's World Dinosaur Activity Book, The Complete Aquarium Adventure, and The Complete Zoo Adventure. The 180 daily lessons are detailed in the suggested schedule chart, along with space to record due dates for assignments and grades. Also included in the planner are student worksheets for The World of Animals, quizzes and tests, and the answer key. The worksheets are simply answering questions concerning the assigned reading, and permission is given for copying to small groups of ten or less and homeschool families. Students will learn about simple animals, worms/snails/starfish, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Five bonus activities are included in the planner for a hands-on experience in each subject area. These activities are optional, but even choosing just one in each section will enhance the learning experience. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 059837
    ISBN: 9781613749616
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    Children are fascinated by animals and capitalizing on their interest and passion will help them to love learning (and who knows, maybe provide a career opportunity for them in the future!). Divided into two parts, this book takes children from understanding Zoology at its most basic definition through the foundational concepts of animal forms and functions, animal behavior and environment. Then, it forays into zoology (in real life) with a survey of career paths and experiences for zoologists. Intermingled within the text are full color illustrations and abundant hands-on activities. A sampling of activities includes playing a dolphin echolocation game, demonstrating a butterfly’s life cycle, communicating like a deep sea animal, molding “tiger teeth”, planning and drawing an animal’s exhibit and following recipes to create an edible animal cell and bat fruit salad. The over 20 activities usually use easy to find items. Includes bolded vocabulary words, a glossary, an index and resources to learn more. A perfect supplement to any science curriculum or unit study/summer study resource. 131 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 004870
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    Historical significance and present contributions of the river, as an ecosystem, character study. (1-2 weeks)

  • Item #: 000148
    ISBN: 9781427620743
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    An excellent unit to get children acquainted with a microscope - how to use it, and actual investigations with it. The World of the Microscope or the Complete Book of the Microscope (both by Usborne - see index) are highly recommended as basal resource books. Other resource books (list provided) should be obtained and available for reference. The unit requires a minimum of 42-48 days to complete. Activities look extremely interesting and the accompanying lab sheets are excellent - very thoughtfully constructed. Labs begin with the set up, use and clean up of the microscope. The next several labs teach children to make wet mounts, dry mounts, permanent mounts, and well mounts. Successive labs are spent using these skills to study a variety of things under the microscopic, from fibers to insect parts, with cells, plant parts, and simple cell animals in between. The book also contains vocabulary words, science supplier addresses and phone numbers, answers, and additional helpful tips about microscopes. Just looking through the unit makes me enthusiastic about using it - it looks like the best kind of learning - interesting and fun. I would guess that most children would thoroughly enjoy this adventure with a microscope - gaining invaluable skills for higher level science courses in the process. Children in the elementary grades would need some parental support to accomplish the study; older children could use it independently. Look into this one! 92 pages, paperback.
  • Item #: 005278
    ISBN: 9781587763717
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    The Middle Ages is a great unit study of this time period that could really get creative kids interested - even if they don't like history! The guide starts with Charlemagne, and ends with the Renaissance. Text is included that gives an overview of the times, covering the feudal system, castles, knighthood, the church, cathedrals, the Crusades, growth of towns, guilds, and the weakening of the feudal system. Since the sections are pretty concise, outside reading would be encouraged, especially for older students. After each section of text comes a variety of activities such as: design a tapestry; learn and label the parts of a suit of armor; decorate your own coat of arms; do some writing. A list of suggested reading is found at the back of the 88-page book, and the book is reproducible for classroom or family use only. With all this in a history study, they won't get bored! - Jessica

  • Item #: 046765
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    Post-Emancipation Era, Segregation, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Ruby Bridges and School Integration. Disciplines covered: history, vocabulary, creative writing, copywork/handwriting, Bible. (1-3 weeks)

  • Item #: 046921
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  • Item #: 046928
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  • Item #: 041951
    ISBN: 9781937142421
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    It's important for students to understand the election process here in America. This unit study covers the history of elections, the basic structure of representative government, voting, the election process, campaigning, presidents and their families, and American politics and elections at the federal, state, and local levels. It also covers how you can get involved in the process personally.

  • Item #: 044606
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  • Item #: 031794
    ISBN: 9781628630916
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    This unit study takes the hands-on, multi-disciplinary approach of Galloping the Globe and applies it to U.S. geography. This course is intended to teach students about the fifty states and the District of Columbia through six different subject areas and a couple of informational paragraphs. Each subject has a very state-specific application: geography – physical and topical forms located in the state; science – state trees, birds, flowers, rocks/minerals, and many other science related topics that are important to each state; language arts – based on the preamble for each state's constitution; history/biography – historical figures, leaders, authors, artists, and others connected to the state; literature – set in the states, written by an author from the state, or relating to some other aspect of the state; and Bible – using the motto for each state to help in character development. There are also mapping activities and hands-on projects for each state, as well as internet resources that may be useful. A CD-ROM accompanies the book, including over 150 reproducible outline maps, word searches, crossword puzzles, and other puzzles and activities to be used throughout the study. The appendix of the book also contains reproducible forms for character traits (character study and development being an important aspect of this course), state symbols, state science charts, order of statehood, state report, recipes for making maps, biography report, animal report, geography dictionary, state flag pledges, state notebook, and travel & tourism information. As far as teaching tips, the first section contains overviews and tips on each of the subject areas, suggestions for the general activities, website resources, a more detailed language arts guide, teacher preparation points, and ideas for adapting the course for use by older students. Cantering the Country can be adapted to take anywhere from 1 to 3 years. 255 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 044609
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  • Item #: 046925
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  • Item #: 044605
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  • Item #: 044607
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  • Item #: 044608
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  • Item #: 029492
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    This 52-week unit study planner/record keeper is laid out in a easy-to-use format with the intent that you should be able to plan and reference your unit study plans at a glance, in a handy two-page spread format. The left-hand page contains a four-subject weekly assignment calendar at the top of the page and a nice lengthy list for books and videos used during that week at the bottom of the page. The right-hand page features a day-by-day activity chart that can be referenced in the subject grid at the bottom, the lesson title in the upper-right-hand corner, a 30-item spelling and vocabulary list, space for featured timeline characters, and an area for notes. Yup, and all this on two facing pages. The spiral-bound plan book contains 52 of these two-page spreads, as well as a blank curriculum planning grid at the very beginning.

  • Item #: 054430
    ISBN: 9781578335695
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  • Item #: 004753
    ISBN: 9781427647047
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    The equivalent of a one-semester credit in horticulture. Along with lesson plans, FunSheets™ and Kym's Konstruction Kit, this study includes:

    - Getting to know the tools:

    - Bases & containers; buying & making

    - Materials: fresh, manmade, dried

    - Gadgets

    - Successful Techniques

    - Design & Inspiration

    - Seasonal Arrangements

    - Stationery & Stationary arrangements

    - Drying & preserving

    - Critiquing for betterment

    - Marketing Plan, pricing, contacts,

    - Advertising, booths & shows

  • Item #: 016845
    ISBN: 9781937142209
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    Develop a greater understanding of who Jesus is through learning OT prophecies, the time and places He lived, and the years between His birth and ministry. The history and significance of the Passover is studied along with the Resurrection and Ascension.

  • Item #: 016865
    ISBN: 9781937142247
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    Lighthouses hold a certain mystique in our society. Through this study you will learn about the structure, function and significance of lighthouses as well as a historical look at the lighthouse in the Roman Empire and during the Age of Exploration.

  • Item #: LOLCS4
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  • Item #: 003426
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    7 coins listed previously in the description, the magnifier, and the unit study book.

  • Item #: 041001
    ISBN: 9781615385331
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    Take a walk, find something interesting (a fallen log, a patch of moss, a beetle) and encourage your child/student to take the time to observe, draw and write about what he sees. Each page has 5 large (dotted half-line) writing lines and a space to draw a picture (about 7 x 4) at the top. Younger students can tell you what they see while you write for them and they draw a picture. Older students can write a few sentences on their own. While you are creating a keepsake, children are learning to be curious about nature and practice their handwriting skills. A few pages at the beginning of the workbook explain some classifications children can include and there are some prompts if you need a little guidance on your nature walk. You dont have to find a lush forest; a yard or park will do the trick! Take a magnifying glass and some colored pencils with you. Each page has a verse from a poem or Scripture at the bottom. Memoria Press, 36pp (26 journaling pages), 8.5 x 11 pb ~ Sara

  • Item #: 012600
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    In this study guide, each chapter in the book gets a two-page spread, which includes an Introduction, Objectives, Continuing Themes, a list of Key Words and Concepts, a list of Key People and Places, Questions for Discussion (no answers), and Thoughts to Ponder.

  • Item #: 012986
    ISBN: 9781423224372
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  • Item #: 022318
    ISBN: 9781463549152
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    If you can gather some household supplies, make a weekly trip to the library and delve into this book, you will not only have the makings of an exciting, hands-on science program, but I bet you'll have some very enthusiastic young scientists on your hands too! Easy-to-read and easy to use, this guide is packed with loosely-scripted teaching suggestions and relevant hands-on activities for children ages 4-13. The guide contains 20 topical chapters; ten for children 4-7 and ten for children 8-13. For ages 4-7 chapters include: the senses, human body, dinosaurs, animals, insects/bugs, magnets, stars and planets, health, plants, and animal ecology. Chapter topics for ages 8-13 are: insects, microscopes and invisible creatures, atoms and molecules, matter, chemistry, weather, force and motion, simple machines, light and color and plants. Each chapter begins with a list of materials needed, which are predominantly common household items and food items. The rest of the chapter walks you through the activities – and these are not your typical "stick a piece of celery into a glass of colored water" type activities, but lively, effective activities that will likely seem almost like play - especially to younger students. For instance, in the chapter on insects for 4-7 year-olds, you'll go on a "small creatures activity hunt" looking for insect homes, make a spider web out of string, pretend to be young spiders "ballooning" into the breeze, make a spider snack, make straw proboscises and use them like a butterfly, burst out of a toilet-paper "cocoon" like a caterpillar, make butterfly print paintings, do a bee "dance," locate a trail of ants outdoors, experiment with sow bugs' lighting preferences and more. Occasionally, activities will reference a specific book to read, a DVD (like a Magic School Bus video) or a specific kit to do (if you do these activities, you'll need to plan in advance to have these things on hand). For comparison, here are a few of the activities you'll do in the insects chapter for older students: learn about animal classification and coming up with a mnemonic device to remember the classification groups, demonstrate how an insect molts by inflating a balloon inside a paper bag, draw the butterfly life cycle, keep mealworms and crickets to observe metamorphosis, draw and label the parts of a cricket, play some outdoor games to practice insect communication methods, investigate insect camouflage by scattering colored toothpicks in the grass and more. The chapters for 8-13 year-olds also each include a 10-question multiple-choice test at the end (answers are found at the end of the book). It's designed simply, with no extra fluff - teaching text or explanations are in regular text and activity instructions in italic font. Occasional black-and-white diagrams and illustrations aren't fancy but provide useful examples. All in all, it's a practical, user-friendly science resource that could be used as the basis for a science program or as an activity resource. 201 pgs, pb. – Jess

  • Item #: 004754
    ISBN: 9781427620729
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    Now you don't have to be an expert to help your budding photographer get the most out of his camera! In her typical thorough and organized style, Kym Wright (author of the Birds, Botany, and Microscope Adventures units - see Science section) has provided just the thing. This course doesn't delve too deeply into the technical aspects of cameras or film developing, but focuses more on the art of photography. Students will need to have a camera and be familiar with its basic operation and features before beginning the unit. They will also need film, a 3-ring notebook for creating their coursework book, and a few other materials (all listed right up front for easy planning). Topics included in the study are: Camera Types; Camera Parts; Digital Cameras; Lenses; Film; Composition; Lighting; Point of View and Angles; Photographing People; Landscape Pictures; Patterns and Waterfront; Metropolitan Areas; Action Shots; Photographing Animals; Special Effects; Displaying Your Pictures; Using the Skill; Clubs, Organizations, Contests. Each topic is broken into one or several lessons. Kym's Konstruction Kit supplies you with daily lesson plans for these, but leaves you the flexibility of changing or rearranging as you see fit. Several of the lessons include direction to read about a particular topic. For these, Kym has supplied a book list in the back, but you'll have to make a trip to the library and make sure you have reference books that address these topics on hand when you need them. 80 pgs, pb.

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