Product Code: 288-191
Exploring Creation with Astronomy
Exploring Creation with Astronomy begins with a lesson on the nature of astronomy. Then it covers the major structures of our solar system. Starting with the sun and working towards Pluto, the student will learn details about all nine planets (or is it eight?) in the solar system.
Your student will also learn about Earth's moon, the asteroid belt, and the Kuiper belt. After that, he will move outside our solar system and learn about the stars and galaxies that make up God's incredible universe. Finally, he will learn about space travel and what it takes to be an astronaut! See our optional lab kit here.
About the Young Explorer Series:
Young Explorer, Jeannie Fulbright's elementary science program is an in-depth science curriculum with gorgeous, full-color pictures and captivating, God-exalting text. It sparkles in comparison to the mainstream, dry-bones science program, and it utilizes what we believe is the most sensible method of teaching science, the immersion approach.
With their yearly superficial overviews, other science programs quickly become tedious as children encounter the repetitiveness of topic matters. The Young Explorer, science immersion program will allow your family to enjoy the depth and riches that genuine science can give. Most home-taught children who enjoy science are taught with a science immersion program.
This program utilizes a combination of the Charlotte Mason and classical methods. You can rely on each Young Explorer book to acknowledge the evidence of Creation, have easy-to-follow self-contained lessons, include hands-on activities, and support the National Standards of Science.
Recommended for ages six through twelve, but written with a fourth-grader in mind, you may find that your older children will enjoy doing the coursework independently. At the same time, younger, less confident readers will prefer parental involvement.
We encourage you to let your child choose the topic to study that captures your student's interest. Your student can use the Young Explorer titles in any order since each book's content stands alone.
Because of the concept levels, the publisher suggests that Earth Science, Human Anatomy & Physiology, and Chemistry & Physics are better suited for upper elementary grades. However, younger students can certainly follow along and learn well if older siblings have progressed into these last three books. The Junior Notebooking Journals, for grades K-2, will allow them to absorb the concepts at their level.
If you would like a convenient, time-saving way to get nearly all of the materials you will need for the experiments, we now offer a lab kit! This lab kit is already assembled with virtually every non-household item the curriculum requires, so you won't have to search for elusive components. Get the optional Lab Kit for Exploring Creation with Astronomy here.
View Exploring Creation with Astronomy sample pages here (sample pages include Text & Notebooking Journal sample pages, Table of Contents, Supply List, and more).
Though not required, a student journal is available separately and is the perfect complement to this textbook.
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!
”If you’re looking for a faith-based science textbook that is easy to read and understand, full of gorgeous illustrations, and is captivating for both parents and children, you will love Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy textbook and notebooking journal bundle. ”Read the Review
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