The Focus On Middle School Chemistry Set, 3rd edition, helps students in grades 5-8 to build a solid science foundation. This engaging Real Science 4 Kids course focuses on fundamental Chemistry concepts such as atoms, molecules, acids, bases, mixtures, chemical reactions, polymers, proteins, and DNA. This Middle School Chemistry Curriculum introduces high school level terminology but explains it at a level that gives your children a familiarity with the concepts that they'll build upon later.
This set comes with a hardcover Student Textbook and a softcover Laboratory Workbook that provides an experiment for each chapter. Experiments emphasize investigation, use mostly household items, and are designed around the scientific method. This Chemistry set also includes a Teacher's Manual with lesson planning tips, background information, and answers to the review questions.
Teach this course's 12 chapters in a thorough and timely manner by setting aside one week for each chapter. Follow the convenient weekly timeline suggested by the publisher:
- Before the week begins, use the printable Lesson Plan to map out your week.
- Day 1: Read a chapter of the Student Textbook with your child or have them read it alone. Take time to discuss the material with them.
- Day 2: Review the details of the chapter's laboratory experiment with your child, and collect the needed materials. Be sure that you and your child have everything you need before starting the experiment.
- Day 3: Have your child perform the laboratory experiment. Be sure that they are recording their data in their Workbook, and encourage them to record exactly what they observe (even if the result is different than they expected).
- Day 4: Have your child take the self-test at the end of the lesson plan.
- Day 5: Take time to review the terms and concepts from the chapter.
Give your middle schooler a full year of science fun when you purchase the Focus On Middle School Science Set! Includes textbooks, workbooks, and teacher's manuals for Biology, Chemistry & Physics. And get over 20 of the harder-to-find items for the experiments in the Chemistry lab workbook with the Lab Kit for Focus On Middle School Chemistry. Includes test tubes, a Red Cabbage Juice indicator kit, a Nylon Synthesis and Rope Trick Kit, & more!
Note: Real Science For Kids Level 1 has a new name and a new look! While you'll enjoy the same easy-to-teach and fun-to-learn curriculum as before, now it's called Focus On Middle School and is intended for grades 5-8.
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Important Note: To receive the printable lesson plans, send the grade level(s) and subject(s) of your Real Science 4 Kids curriculum to [email protected], and be sure to mention that you purchased this curriculum from Home Science Tools.
- Take a look at this preview booklet to see samples from the Student Textbook, Workbook, Teacher's Manual & more!
- Important Note: HST currently only offers the Student Text, Teacher’s Manual, and Lab Notebook. The other items (midterm exams, online course, study notebooks & graphics package) can be purchased directly from the publisher's site.
Real Science 4 Kids Middle School Chemistry Curriculum Set Includes:
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