Christian Kids Explore BiologyHot
This user-friendly, unabashedly Christian, one-year science curriculum for elementary students includes teaching lessons, gorgeous coloring pages, hands-on time, memorization lists, review sheets, creative writing assignments, and an awesome supplemental book list! Written for 3rd through 6th graders, it can easily be scaled down for younger students, making this an excellent choice for teaching all your elementary-aged kids together. The schedule of 35 weekly lessons calls for teaching twice weekly, allowing a family time for projects, exploration of resource books, field trips, etc. The conversational style gives students the basic information they need, making this an ideal first course in life science; especially useful for those following a classical approach!
Good, solid, biblically based science course. It includes many hands on experiments. The lessons were easy enough for my first grader to understand. Includes beautiful artwork to color, my kids colored while I read the lessons.
This is the second book that we have used in the Christian Kids Explore Series. Of the two we have used, this one we liked the least. It was still fun, but it didn't have as many fun experiments as the Earth and Space book. We also added a few alternate projects of our own as well. Dissecting the owl pellets was smelly fun though! For my 3rd grader it was fine, but it was pretty basic for my 5th grader. I would use this for 2nd or 3rd grade and then continue with the others in this series.
I like the idea of family time projects to tackle together.