Exploring Creation with Zoology 3 MP3 Audio CD

Exploring Creation with Zoology 3 MP3 Audio CD

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Item #: 058358
ISBN: 9781940110165
Grades: K-6

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Publisher Description:

This CD contains a complete audio recording of the course Exploring Creation with Zoology 3: Land Animals of the Sixth Day as read by Jeannie Fulbright. This is the perfect accompaniment to the book for students who are auditory learners, slow readers, or have other learning disabilities that make reading difficult. Please note that this is not a standard CD. It is an MP3 CD. This means that in order to listen to this CD, you must play it in an MP3-compatible CD player or on a computer.
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.


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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I never sit and read science to my kids, I think it'll be really helpful to have the audio... I already have the book.
Colleen P on Jul 6, 2023
My daughter has dyslexia and I thought this would make it easier for her to be independent with her work.
Lori T on Sep 1, 2020
I never sit and read science to my kids, I think it'll be really helpful to have the audio... I already have the book.
Colleen P on Jul 6, 2023
recommended by a home school mom
KARLA K on Sep 2, 2020
My daughter has dyslexia and I thought this would make it easier for her to be independent with her work.
Lori T on Sep 1, 2020
We love listening to the author read the book, her voice is young and enthusiastic. Also, it helps us as parents pronounce science terminology correctly.
Lynsey O on Aug 16, 2020
for co-op class. easy to listen on the go
User on Jul 27, 2020
To make doing our lessons easier - so we can listen in the car.
Mary B on Jul 20, 2020
I believe in the Zoology 3 textbook there are some very challenging words to pronounce and I believe the CD will help make it much easier to pronounce these words correctly:)
Auburn J on Jul 19, 2020
wonderful resource that helps mom!!!
Amy S on Jul 16, 2020
came highly recommended by several homeschooling moms
Melissa L on Aug 1, 2019
These CDs are great for listening to in the car when we drive places.
Jason D on Jun 25, 2019
it will help with all the reading
Rebecca Q on Aug 20, 2018
Having the text read to my son helps him tremendously with reading comprehension
Cynthia P on May 18, 2018
I have an auditory learner so we will be using this as well as the text book that we already have.
Katie H on May 15, 2018
Rebecca B on Jan 14, 2018
this is the next book in the series we are doing
Denise D on Dec 27, 2017
I value the audio CD's, as it allows me to focus on other priorities during our homeschool day. They listen to the same great curriculum while being introduced to some independent study skills.
MJ H on Sep 20, 2017
Multiple children using this curriculum. Easier to listen as a group!
Yvette C on Sep 19, 2017
Audiobooks make the lessons more interesting
Shamichae W on Jul 7, 2017
I usually read the chapters to my daughter. I bought the MP3 so she could review the chapters on her own with the audio to help her.
Michelle W on Jun 30, 2017
My child needs the audio input alongside the text for reinforcement.
Keisha K on Jun 12, 2017
we love these books on audio!
Greta H on Feb 17, 2017
Interesting and engaging. Scientifically accurate.
Bethany S on Dec 21, 2016
Because my son has dyslexia and needs to be able to listen to much of his schooling (history in this case) instead of trying to read it himself. I also have 6 other children, so my time is limited and I do not currently have time to read outloud to him.
Elaine S on Nov 7, 2016
It allows me to homeschool on the go
Betheney B on Sep 12, 2016
Love having the author read to my kids to give me a break from reading.
Angie J on Aug 16, 2016
I really like using the MP3 CDs. It frees up some of my time and my kids like it.
Melinda B on Aug 9, 2016
I look forward to listening to the book in the car with my kids. I hope that listening to it will help to reinforce what I taught them in the lesson. I may even buy the audio for the books that I've taught in previous years to keep us from forgetting what we've learned
Linda M on Aug 4, 2016
So my daughter can listen to the audio all she wants
Anthony O on Jul 28, 2016
In order to curtail my reading aloud time to be free to help my other students.
Jason G on Jun 1, 2016
Don't want to stumble over some of the scientific words. Plus, the kids can be read to while I clean up from lunch, I am nursing baby, or we are riding in the car. Anything to make homeschool life run more smoothly!
Rebecca V on Apr 6, 2016
We found the Audio for Zoology 1 to be very helpful for review, especially while driving in the car. Do not introduce new bits (without the text), as I found that if we tried to move on without the text, they didn't remember as much. When we read the text, I always review the day before's reading, and sometimes the Lesson-to-date (works far better). I don't love all of her pronunciations of the scientific terms, but listen with the children and correct anything to what I learned in science.
Stephanie B on Feb 29, 2016
Love audiobooks and almost done with Zoology 1 and have already done 2.
Kristina S on Jan 11, 2016
recommended by a home school mom
KARLA K on Sep 2, 2020
We love listening to the author read the book, her voice is young and enthusiastic. Also, it helps us as parents pronounce science terminology correctly.
Lynsey O on Aug 16, 2020
does this play on a computer?
User on Jul 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the mp3 files on the cd will play on a computer and you can listen from the computer. You can then put them on an ipod or cell phone or other device or you can burn them to an audio cd if you must play them on a cd player that does not read mp3s. Enjoy! We love them!
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Apologia audio zoology 3
Love love love this Audio !!!! We love the way it’s narrated ! Apologia has done an excellent job with all of their products!
Excellent choice ! We don’t regret buying it.
August 18, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome quality, love that my kids can follow along in their books, which helps with different learning styles and difficulties.
August 8, 2018
over 6 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
zoology 3 MP3 audiobook
So great to listen to the book while following along.
July 31, 2018
over 6 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great audio!
Our family loves listening to the audio of this. The author reads in an engaging and entertaining way. Sometimes we follow along in the book and view the pictures and sometimes we just enjoy listening and learning!
July 24, 2018
over 6 years ago

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