Marie Curie's Search for Radium (Birch)
With colorful pictures and fairly straight-forward text, this book for children explores the discovery made by Marie Curie. Telling a little of her history prior to her work with radiation, this book tells the process she used to collect the mystery substance "radium," and then it details some of the lasting impact her work has had. 48 pgs, pb. ~ Zach
Materials that cover scientific developments through history, famous scientists, inventors and inventions.
Although we have added several new science programs over the past two years, Elemental Science offers some very unique features and will likely appeal to both Classical and Charlotte Mason home educators. The main difference? The program basically provides a framework of study and lesson plans while your science "text" and experiments are found in a selection of excellent, high-interest resources including DK, Usborne, and Kingfisher
If you prefer your science "outside the textbook" then you'll want to look at Elemental Science. Designed as a Classical science program "loosely based on the ideas for classical science education that are laid out in The Well-Trained Mind," this one may also appeal to Charlotte Mason home educators. The program itself provides a framework of science study while your science "text" and experiments are found in a selection of quality resource books including DK, Usborne, Kingfisher and Janice VanCleave
Please also see our History/Geography Biographies section for morebiographies of scientists at all reading levels.