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This 4th grade text from Bob Jones covers science topics such as the moon, light, electricity, area, volume, simple machines, digestion, plants, trees, erosion, and insects. It includes age-appropriate scientific information through text, diagrams, graphs and charts, and annotated photographs and illustrations. Special interest boxes and Quick Check sections are included in all text lessons. The Student Text also contains instructions for experiments, activities, and projects. The last page of each chapter provides key terms and concepts as well a brief writing exercise that applies high-level thinking skills. A glossary and index are located at the end of the book. Softbound. 4th edition.
This is designed as a one year course doing four lessons per week (the lessons are usually 3-4 pages long). The teacher's manual includes an adjusted scope and sequence for doing the course in one semester.