Zoology 3 Lab Kit

Zoology 3 Lab Kit

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Grades: K-6

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Category Description for Exploring Creation with Zoology 3:

This is it, the eagerly anticipated and finally available third book in the "Exploring Creation with Zoology" series. Now it's time to learn about all the land animals God created on the sixth day. Animals in this category are diverse and include many different types. Like the others in this series, the groups are studied using their scientific names. You'll learn about Carnivores, Caniforms, Feliforms, Marsupials, Primates, Rodentia, Ungulates (hoofed animals), Artiodactyla, reptiles, amphibians, and even dinosaurs. The book is divided into 14 modules, each containing the quality information and illustrations you've come to expect from Apologia. Children will learn about what makes each group very special and different from other groups of animals. At the end of each module, children will engage in a variety of notebook activities and experiments. A "Track It!" activity helps students identify tracks of the animals just covered in that module. The "Map It!" activity encourages students to mark a map with the location of where you might find the animals from that module. How exciting! Parents will really enjoy learning along with their children about the unique land creatures God created.



Category Description for Exploring Creation with Zoology:


Category Description for Apologia Science (K-6):

This popular elementary science series was originally created when Jeannie Fulbright, author and homeschool mom, was looking for a quality elementary science series that was creation-based using the Charlotte Mason approach. When she didn't find the curriculum she was looking for she decided to create her own. These books use the classical and Charlotte Mason methodology including narration and notebooking to develop critical thinking, logical ordering, retention, and record keeping. The series has since expanded to cover more science topics. New for 2021 is Earth Science, authored by Rachel Yunis, author of Exploring Creation with Advanced Biology.

Since the Charlotte Mason method is employed, every lesson is organized with a narrative, notebook work, an activity, and a project. The student notebook is emphasized in the lessons. Activities and projects bring the lessons to life and use simple household items. While the author's intent is for the parent to read these books to elementary students, a student with a 4th-grade reading level could read these books on their own. The books come from a strong creationist viewpoint, including sections called "Creation Confirmation" and Scripture interwoven throughout the book. Apologia recommends spending an entire year covering each book, taking about two weeks to explore most lessons (some lessons may require more time).

Notebooking Journals were a later - and welcome - addition to the series. As they complete the courses, students were encouraged to compile a notebook to collect and display the information they are learning. The Apologia Notebooking Journals now provide a place for the student to complete every assignment, to record experiments and to display work. Included are weekly lesson plans, templates for recording fascinating facts and assignments, and scripture copywork in both print and cursive models. In addition to full-color Miniature Books (for recording facts and information and pasting directly into the notebook), there are optional ideas (Take it Further in Astronomy; Dig in Deeper in Botany; Fly Higher in Zoology, etc.) for lots of additional activities, projects, experiments, books or videos, all of which correlate with specific lessons in each course. Along these lines, the Personal Person project in both of the Anatomy notebooks is special providing clear vinyl overlays of each body system. Be prepared to cut these out, though.

Junior Notebooking Journals are a simplified version of the orignal Notebooking Journals and require less handwriting but have the same reinforcing activities. These books include coloring pages, project pages, and cut and fold miniature books (same ones as in the version for older students). There is space for notebooking assignments (more drawings, no questions to answer) and scripture copywork (shorter verses to copy either in manuscript or in beginning cursive). Biblical quotations are from the NASB, KJV, NIV or NKJV.

To complete the books all you will need to provide is scissors, glue, colored pencils, a stapler, and a few brass fasteners. There are plenty of activity options in the journals, but keep in mind that based on your student, you may not want to complete every activity. Work can be tailored to each student by simply tearing out unwanted pages from the spiral-bound book. Serving both as a uniquely expressed record of the student's work and as a prized reminder of acquired knowledge, these books will become a homeschooling heirloom.

For convenience, we now offer either Advantage Sets or SuperSets. Advantage Sets include the textbook and either the Junior or original Notebooking Journal. SuperSets include the text, the MP3 Audiobook CD and either the Junior or the original Notebooking Journal.

We also offer lab kits from Nature's Workshop for the elementary courses. Kits contain most of the materials for the experiments, and are conveniently packaged by lesson in the corresponding book (sold separately). There are still a few items you will need from around your house, but with these kits the list becomes extremely short. ~ Janice / Jerry


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.

Category Description for COMPREHENSIVE SCIENCE PROGRAMS:

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


Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
K
Grade End
6
Format
Other
Brand Name
Nature's Workshop
Weight
8.0 (lbs.)
Dimensions
17.5" x 12.0" x 7.5"
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Why did you choose this?
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To help make life easier. I struggle with science experiments and this will make them so much easier for our family to do them.
Cyndel J on May 18, 2022
Ready to go science supplies means we are more likely to do the experiments!
Alecia B on Jun 10, 2021
To help make life easier. I struggle with science experiments and this will make them so much easier for our family to do them.
Cyndel J on May 18, 2022
My SIL bought a similar kit for Botany last year, because having it all laid out can make the difference between doing the experiments or not. I'm usually in the "not" camp, hoping this can change it.
Amy H on Sep 13, 2021
Ready to go science supplies means we are more likely to do the experiments!
Alecia B on Jun 10, 2021
I purchase the book and the journal for my fourth grader science curriculum. I soon realized I do not have the time to prepare and find the items for each of the demostrations and experiments. I might have the majority of these items at home but I dont have the time to find them and shop for the rest. Hope this make it easy.
Claudia F on Sep 10, 2020
I needed a complete kit to go with my book. Rainbow provides a kit that is as complete as possible and offers free shipping.<br />Thanks
Alan K on Aug 22, 2020
Makes life so much easier. We would never do experiments without this.
Leah B on May 8, 2020
I live in a remote little town in Alaska and prefer to have this come all at once to give my kids something fun to look forward to.
User on Oct 8, 2019
We live overseas so it's nice to have all the materials ready to use.
Ruth L on Aug 3, 2019
So I don't have to stress last minute finding items & running to the store.
Nikki R on Jul 27, 2019
Because the prep work for experiments stresses me out. This simplifies my life.
Amanda R on Jun 14, 2019
part of curriculum
Jessica L on Sep 11, 2018
convenience
Shamichae W on Jan 22, 2018
The labs are easy to do. The kit is saving me some time especially with several kids doing school at same time.
Rebecca L on Oct 3, 2017
My daughter wants to do Land Animals and unless I have the supplies handy already, the experiments will not get done
Kristin W on Aug 14, 2017
I have order the kits for other years and I love the fact that it is all together.
Melissa B on Mar 6, 2017
I love having everything for the labs right when I need it.
Gena C on Jan 4, 2017
Useful.
Sean H on Nov 26, 2016
It makes science so much easier to have almost everything I need readily available.
Kathryn B on Nov 11, 2016
Homeschooling...I love the ease of using this and not having to run to store or buy each item individually.
Brandon E on Jul 20, 2016
Worth every $ for the time saved in collecting supplies. Prevents skipping experiments due to lack of supplies.
Laurie R on Jul 5, 2016
LOVE these lab kits! When I get them - we do all the experiments!
Teresa F on Jan 20, 2016
I chose this because I have found myself stalling when it came to the science experiments as I always feel rushed to get everything done that needs to be done...so my husband and I decided it was worth the money to stop the stalling. Now we'll be able to just happily delve into the part which is most fun for our daughter :)
Sarah M on Jan 5, 2016
I chose this kit because we previously used the Chemistry & Physics lab kit and found it to be very inclusive. We were able to easily do all the labs in the book and my kids loved it! Made it so much easier for me to not have to gather all of these supplies. Well worth the money.
Hillary E on Dec 30, 2015
My SIL bought a similar kit for Botany last year, because having it all laid out can make the difference between doing the experiments or not. I'm usually in the "not" camp, hoping this can change it.
Amy H on Sep 13, 2021
I purchase the book and the journal for my fourth grader science curriculum. I soon realized I do not have the time to prepare and find the items for each of the demostrations and experiments. I might have the majority of these items at home but I dont have the time to find them and shop for the rest. Hope this make it easy.
Claudia F on Sep 10, 2020
What items will I need to add to this for the experiments?
A shopper on Jul 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We used this kit the past school year and I don't remember needing to add anything. They even had masking tape, scotch tape, permanent markers, scissors, etc. Each lesson's experiment was in its own bag and if you needed to use something for more then one experiment (the timer, thermometer, tape, etc) it would tell you to save it and use with the lesson number it corresponded with. For me this is the only way I can accomplish the experiments.
can this be used with more than one child?
A shopper on May 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes. Of course each child would not get their own set of each item, but I think it would work great for two or three children to work together.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome Kit! Well organized!
I love this kit! Last year for our science curriculum, I didn't do any of the labs offered as I didn't get my act together to get the supplies. It was not a great experience as my kids love experimenting and I knew I was letting them down. This year, I decided to pay for the kits all made up and I can honestly say, I am not disappointed at all! This kit is so organized. Every Lesson is bagged separately and it even tells you what it does not include so you can grab it ahead of time. Pretty much anything that is not included is around your house. The kit literally contains everything else!! It is awesome and my kids LOVE science now:-)
August 28, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Best Money I Ever Spent
The title says it all. Truly the best money I ever spent in all my 18 years of homeschooling. Everything is included in this kit. All I do is pull out the premade bag for each module and we are ready for the experiment. Easy peasy. I will purchase again.
March 18, 2018
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
It's so nice to have everything that is needed for the experiments right when you need them, instead of having to run out to the store trying to get everything.
September 17, 2016
Purchased
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
A busy mom's science helper!
I've been buying these kits for 3 years. Practically everything you need to do each experiment. In my world that's the deciding factor for getting them done or not!
November 2, 2015
Purchased
over 6 years ago


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