R.E.A.L. Science Odyssey

RSO science curriculum from Pandia Press is an incremental program.

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With this curriculum, kids are encouraged to read, explore, absorb, and learn science through engaging text and activities. It introduces the scientific method and vocabulary.

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This science curriculum provides a wonderful scientific foundation for the elementary ages! Kids are encouraged to explore science through engaging text and activities. Each lesson is presented in a short story-like format followed by multiple home-friendly labs that reinforce and expand the concepts. RSO introduces the scientific method and a rich scientific vocabulary, all while teaching observation and analytical skills. Each book contains all the student pages, instructor sheets, plus lab sheets and it provides a full year of science. Grades 1-5.

Here's what one customer had to say: "I am SO glad we found this curriculum! The text is written in a very fun, engaging manner. Fun poems and crossword puzzles are included to reinforce new words and ideas. But best of all is the fact that the learning starts right away." - Cheri