Exploring Creation with Physical Science Full Course CD Rom
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The Last Course Before High School Biology
Exploring Creation with Physical Science Full Course CD Rom is designed to be the last science course the student takes before high school biology. Thus, we generally recommend it as an 8th grade course. However, your student can also use it for their 9th grade course work. The text discusses such topics as the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, weather, the structure of the earth, environmentalism, the physics of motion, Newton’s Laws, gravity, and astrophysics.
Apologia: Setting the Standard
Without a doubt, Apologia has been setting standards for science textbooks for years. If you have ever doubted the thoroughness of a science text, one glance at these large textbooks will allay all fears! If your child thrives on detailed explanations and lots of information, Apologia is a great place to start.
Written For Christian Homeschoolers
The full color illustrations and written-for-homeschoolers text have immediate appeal. On closer look, the Christian worldview provides a solid foundation. I believe that a scientist who grasps the God of creation will have a tremendous head start as he moves onward into research and development, treating patients, or further study.
A Word Of Warning
These books are not for every student. They are massive, detailed and require a fair amount of math. A student who does not yet excel at math or will be overwhelmed by the textbook format may lose their zeal for science if forced to proceed down this track. Instead, we suggest looking at the Paradigm Curriculum for a gentler approach that will feed their interest without overwhelming them.
Apologia Is Perfect For…
…the student who loves science and isn't scared by math. He or she may want to pursue a career in the field, proceed to college, or simply satisfy their thirst for knowledge. Many homeschool families have found these to be a cornerstone of their student's higher education and we are sure you'll find them a worthy investment.
Math Prerequisite: In order to be able to understand this text, the student needs to have completed 7th Grade Math.
Runs in Internet Explorer
CD Rom Course Includes:
Math Prerequisite: 7th Grade Math
A few notes from the publisher...
System Requirements: This CD requires an internet browser that is capable of opening and playing .avi and .mpg video files. Please note that the CD does NOT require an internet connection since the browser reads the content from the CD. 7th Grade Math
Mac Users: Safari and the QuickTime plugin are not able to play the videos on this CD. You will need to have the following to use this CD:
Windows 10 Users: In order to use this CD, you will need to change the default app for .avi and .mpg files to Windows Media Player.
Author: Dr. Jay Wile
Media: Multi-media CD Rom
Publisher: Apologia Educational Ministries
Made In: USA
Awards and Endorsements:
Old Schoolhouse EE Award 2015 1st Place Winner!
Practical Homeschooling 2015 Reader Award Top Ranked by Homeschoolers!
One of Cathy Duffy's 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum 2015!
About.com Readers' Choice Winner!
I loved this curriculum! I wish I would have chosen to do a book instead because my son did not like to read it book on the computer. It hurt his eyes. However the curriculum was amazing! There are simple experiments in almost every chapter that use ordinary household things. In my opinion this curriculum gave my son a well rounded view of science. He learned why creation makes sense scientifically yet at the same time teaching him what many others believe about science such as evolution. I believe this curriculum prepared him to hold his ground on a scientific level when he is confronted with questions from others.
Love the CD version! So much better than just a textbook!!