Well-known science author Dr. Jay L. Wile presents science principles within a context that blends art, history, and other subjects to create a fascinating, Christian-based science curriculum. This Berean Builders curriculum is perfect for capturing the interest and imagination of students who favor the humanities over science.
Berean Builders Science in the Ancient World is the second book in a multi-level elementary science series that uses history as a guide to teach science concepts. To engage students in grades K-6, the lessons are built around an activity and contain three levels of review questions, so you can adjust the curriculum to various learning abilities and different ages.
The text is based on the scientific work of natural philosophers who lived from 600 BC to the early 1500s AD. Topics covered include human anatomy, medicine, optics, heliocentrism, geocentrism, sound, music, magnets, how steam is used to generate power, the motion of objects through a medium, combustion, levers, pulleys, plant growth, plant anatomy, tree-ring dating, the atmosphere, astronomy, the basics of graphing, plastics, density, water flow, friction, and erosion. The course includes around 90 hours of instruction, 35 of which are composed of hands-on activities.
This engaging course was written for grades K-6. Hardcover.
This item does not include the Helps & Hints manual, which contains tests and worksheets for this Berean Builders Ancient World course. Purchase the manual separately, or save time and money when you get the conveniently bundled textbook and manual package.
Note: Use this lab kit to conveniently conduct the hands-on activities in this course. Includes a tree ring sample, a ramp, wooden spools & more!
Berean Builders Series:
Science in the Beginning
Text – BB-TEXTBEG
Key – BB-KEYBEGN
Text & Key – BB-BEGINNG
Science in the Ancient World
Text – BB-TEXTANC
Key – KEYANCI
Text & Key – BB-ANWORLD
Science in the Scientific Revolution
Text - BB-TEXTREV
Key – BB-KEYREVL
Text & Key – BB-REVOLTN
Discovering Design with Chemistry
Text – BB-TEXTCHE
Key – BB-KEYCHEM
Text & Key – BB-CHEMIST
Lab Kit – BB-KTCHEM
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