Peterson First Guide to Insects of North America
A simplified version of the full-sized field guides makes it easy and fun to get started in the field. Peterson First Guides are the first books the beginning naturalist needs. Condensed versions of the famous Peterson Field Guides, the First Guides focus on the animals, plants, and other natural things you are most likely to see. They make it fun to get into the field and easy to progress to the full-fledged Peterson Guides.
This course includes a Reader compiled of classic stories written by Arabella Buckley and Julia McNair Wright in the late 1800s. It takes a narrative approach to the life of insects. The corresponding Student Workbook takes children through the identification of different kinds of insects, insect anatomy, and incorporates memory work, observation activities and much more. The Student Workbook also provides the related page number in the margin making this study very user friendly. Optional Teacher Key provides solutions to workbook activities. You will need to add the Peterson First Guide to Insects for a year long study. ~ Deanne
User-friendly, well-organized and academically sound, these science guides from Memoria Press are sure to please the science-loving child in your home. Courses consist of a teacher guide, a student guide and in some cases, a separate text. Optional resources are suggested for some courses.
Items listed in this section tend to be complete science programs with a teacher and student component, requiring few supplements besides science supplies.