Exploring Creation with Physical Science Perforated Test Booklet

Exploring Creation with Physical Science Perforated Test Booklet

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Item #: 041378
ISBN: 9781932012798
Grades: 8

Product Description:

These tests are included with the Solutions Manual but in case you have more than one student or want an extra set, we offer the tests separately. There are 10-12 questions for each module (modules 1-16) of the Physical Science text. Typically the questions are short answer or multiple-choice. Pages are perforated, and no answers are included as these answers are found in the separate Solutions Manual. 32 pages.

This course from Dr. Jay Wile introduces junior high students to his creation-based science texts. Beginning with basics such as atomic structure and measurement, students learn about air, the atmosphere, water, the hydrosphere, the lithosphere, weather, motion, Newton's laws of motion, gravity, magnetism, and electricity. Hands-on experiments use household chemicals and supplies. 2nd Edition.

This 8th grade science course has transitioned to a new 3rd edition in 2020 and the 2nd edition course is now out of print with limited inventory. The two editions have a different scope and sequence are not compatible.

Category Description for Apologia Junior / Senior High Science:

Written specifically for use in a homeschool environment, these biblically-centered courses take a lot of pressure off the parent teaching the course. The main component of each course is the textbook. Please note that as of summer 2020, most textbooks have switched from hardcover to paperback. The student text includes all the student reading, instructions for labs, "On Your Own" exercises, and fifteen to twenty "Study Guide" questions at the end of each chapter. Unlike many upper-level science texts, we have found these to be extremely readable! The text has a conversational tone, and concepts are explained in an easy-to-understand way. Plenty of helpful diagrams and pictures are included which add interest and break up the text. Answers to the "On Your Own" exercises are also included with discussion at the end of each chapter. The labs are designed to be done easily, and most require only household items to complete; unlike high school courses, like Bob Jones which require investing in some lab equipment and chemicals to complete the labs. Where a microscope or dissecting materials are required, a reasonably-priced complete kit of materials is available, for ease in collecting the items.

The Solution Manual contains test questions for each chapter, answers to the test questions and solutions to the "Study Guide" questions. For some courses, a separate Perforated Tests booklet is available; please note that this is only necessary if you want an extra copy of the test questions.

The recently-published Student Notebooks are a user-friendly companion that provides space for answering the On Your Own and Study Guide questions as well as for developing Lab Reports. Study helps include graphic organizers and a Module Summary for each module (fill-in-the-blank). Digging Deeper sections provide opportunity for practical applications and writing activities. For the teacher there are grading rubrics for lab reports and suggested answers for some of the graphic organizers. The History of Science module includes a nicely done timeline. Grading rubrics for the lab reports are provided in the Appendix.

Most of the courses are available on Complete Course CD-ROMs. These 2-disc sets include all of the information found in the print version of the course along with additional multimedia animations, videos, narrations, and pronunciation guides. Tests can be viewed on-screen and printed out, but are not interactive. The teacher has access to password-protected answers which they can use for manual grading. Although the program does not require access to the internet, Internet Explorer is used as the interface.

Companion CD-ROMs are also available for each Apologia textbook. Not to be confused with the CD-ROM Complete Course, these CD-ROMs offer only the multimedia features that cannot be included in a print textbook. Features include videos of experiments, close-ups of a variety of organisms, identification of different components on 3-D models, and pronunciations of words with which students are probably unfamiliar. This one would be our preference, as our family finds it easier to read a book than to read for an extended period on the computer monitor. System requirements for all CD-ROMS: Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, and 10 (not supported for Mac operating systems).

MP3 Audio CDs are also available for most courses. The audio files are in MP3 format, and will require an MP3-compatible CD player to use (these can also be run on most computers). Tests, study guides, and answers are not included - this is simply an audio version of the text.

Apologia also offers Video Instruction for Biology, Chemistry, Marine Biology and Advanced Biology. Currently some are in DVD format and some have transitioned to USB flash drive. Sherri Seligson, author and scientist, is your host and takes you to interesting locations, incorporating animated diagrams (over 20 hours of instruction) to help students better understand the concepts being taught. The content is more of a summary of the textual information found in each section of the modules than a narration of the text. Students will either see Sherri Seligson on location or in a lab during the speaking portions or they will see animated illustrations and examples. Sherri takes students through each lab and talks about what needs to be done and the results of the experiments.

System requirements for USB drives: USB port (PC or Mac), media player capable of playing mp4 files, and an internet browser. DVD requirements: DVD drive on your computer (PC or MAC) capable of playing mp4 files; these are not compatible with a DVD player.

Category Description for Apologia Science:

Apologia Science courses are written from a Biblical worldview with the homeschool in mind. At the elementary level, courses follow a Charlotte Mason-inspired methodology, with lessons organized around narration, notebooking exercises and hands-on activities or projects. Children at different ages can use these together, learning at their own level. Each course is designed to be teacher-student interactive, so teacher involvement is fairly high at this level. At the junior high and high school levels, science courses are more traditional in nature, with the textbook written to the student. Teacher involvement time at this level is much less than at the elementary level. Textbooks contain student reading, lab instructions, "On Your Own" questions and Study Guide questions. A Solutions Manual provides the answers to these and the test questions. Lab kits are available separately for both the elementary and upper-level science courses which include most of the harder to find items you will need.


Items listed in this section tend to be complete science programs with a teacher and student component, requiring few supplements besides science supplies.

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to coordinate with the curriculum I own that I have used for older siblings and needed the extra tests for younger siblings who will be taking this class as well.
Dana M on Dec 7, 2020
I used these with my older daughter and wanted another set for my younger daughter.
Collette D on Aug 20, 2020
to coordinate with the curriculum I own that I have used for older siblings and needed the extra tests for younger siblings who will be taking this class as well.
Dana M on Dec 7, 2020
For my second child to take the tests
Cassie P on Aug 27, 2020
I used these with my older daughter and wanted another set for my younger daughter.
Collette D on Aug 20, 2020
Very handy.
Keith B on May 27, 2020
Our co-op will be studying from the text next year and though I have the text, I do not have the tests or student journal
Heather W on Apr 25, 2020
Enjoyed Exploring Creation with General Science
Carrie R on Mar 27, 2020
good materials
Brenda K on Mar 25, 2020
good science
Brenda K on Mar 2, 2020
These are in the solutions book, but it is nice for the kids to have their own all together.
michele k on Feb 4, 2020
To use with curriculum I already have
Thomas H on Jul 30, 2019
Ease of use
Shannon M on Jul 30, 2019
Needed another book.
User on Jul 19, 2019
I didn't want to photocopy the tests from the solutions and tests book.
Sharon A on Aug 18, 2018
We used the extra test booklet for General Science last year, and it was very handy.
Jill H on Jul 26, 2018
My student needed this to complete this subject for the school year.
Kathy G on Aug 31, 2017
It makes it easier for my daughter if she can keep the test booklet with her school books.
Christina F on Aug 15, 2017
best price, free shipping
Julie D on Aug 10, 2017
I have two children taking this course. This test booklet makes it easy to give the text without the hassle of making copies from the book.
Melissa H on Jul 26, 2017
Next kid moving into this book and will need the text book, so much more handy than copying the tests from the test and answer key.
Sharon M on Jun 3, 2017
Texts needed for Classical Conversations
Anita B on Nov 4, 2016
I have the books, just needed the test booklet.
John W on Aug 4, 2016
This is our favorite Science curriculum.
Michelle T on Aug 1, 2016
I chose this curricula because it is the text that our homeschool group, Schole Homeschool Center of Harrisburg, will be using for our dialectic students' 8th grade science in the fall.
Anita B on May 13, 2016
cheaper than copying for second student.
Rebecca L on May 2, 2016
Same as above.
Deborah G on Oct 20, 2015
required curriculum for Classical Conversations
Kirsten B on Oct 1, 2015
For my second child to take the tests
Cassie P on Aug 27, 2020
Very handy.
Keith B on May 27, 2020
The copy I got doesn't have the quarterly tests. Where do I get these?
A shopper on Sep 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The exams are in the teacher's guide that includes solutions to everything. They need to be photocopied. Excellent course!
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Test booklets
Test booklets are essential.
January 4, 2020
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Rated 5 out of 5
It's nice to be able to just tear off the test and go...no copying required!
October 19, 2015
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