Science: Choose Your Unit

Our grades 3–8 family-style science units average 12–14 lessons each.

Purchase one course book for your family and an age-appropriate student journal for each child.

We recommend families complete 3–5 science units per year. Units can be completed in any order.

Science Units

Continue scrolling to see all of our science units, or click on a unit title to jump ahead.
All science units have been updated to the new bound course books and student journals.
PDF downloads are available for purchase by clicking on the course book covers.

Add some science activities for littles to your homeschool.

Explore the outdoors with our nature notebooks and games.

Arthropods

Front Cover Arthropods Science Unit Grades 3-8 with coil binding

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Arthropods Student Journal Grades 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Arthropods Student Journal Grades 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Front Cover of Arthropod Science Unit Book Pack

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$21.97

Front Cover The Insects and Arachnids Questions and Answers Book By Anthony Klemm and Sue Steuver Battel 1A

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$7.99

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Birds

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Front Cover and Sample Spread Birds Book Pack

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$20.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$11.99

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Botany

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$38.96

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Chemistry

Front Cover Chemistry Science Unit for Grades 5-8

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Chemistry Student Journal Grades 5-8

Level 5–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$21.97

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Ecosystems

Science
Course Book

$19.99*

*For a limited time purchase the physical course book and a FREE Exploring Central America book will be added to your cart automatically.

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Front Cover Ecosystems in Your Backyard By Nyree Bevan and Elf Owl and His Ecosystem by Megan Noel

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$13.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$7.99

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Geology

Geology: Course Book + Rocks and Minerals Kit
One set needed per family.

$34.98

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$19.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$8.99

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Health and the Human Mind

Front Cover Health and the Human Mind Course Book Grades 3-8

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Health and the Human Mind Student Journal Grades 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Health and the Human Mind Student Journal Grades 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$14.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

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Health and the Physical Body

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$15.98

Cover The Story of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams by Boone Jenkins

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

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Kingdoms and Classification

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$13.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$8.99

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Mammals

Front Cover Mammals Student Journal Grades 3-8 with coil binding

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Mammals Student Journal Grades 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Mammals Student Journal Grades 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Front Covers of Mammals Book Pack Books -1C

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$26.97

Front Cover and Spread Prairie Dog Town By Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr -2A

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

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Marine Biology

Front Cover Marine Biology Science Unit

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Marine Biology Student Journal Grades 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Marine Biology Student Journal Grades 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$13.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

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Maturation and Sexual Reproduction

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Student
Journal

$6.99

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Motion and Simple Machines

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$15.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

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Paleontology

Front Cover Paleontology Science Unit -1B

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Paleontology Student Journal Level 3-6 -2A

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Paleontology Student Journal Level 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Front Cover Paleontology Book Pack -3A

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$19.98

Front Cover and Spread Amazing Archaeological Digs Book

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

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Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$14.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

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Safety

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Safety Student Journal Level 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Safety Student Journal Level 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Front Cover Safety Book Pack

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$15.98

Front Cover and Spread Cyber Safety Questions and Answers Book

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$7.99

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Space Science

Front Cover Space Science Grades 3-8

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Space Science Student Journal Grades 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Space Science Student Journal Grades 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$14.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$6.99

This book is temporarily out of stock. A restock date is not yet available. If you would like to receive a text alert when this book is restocked, please text* GALILEO to (800) 600-2565.

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Weather and Water

Front Cover Weather and Water Science Unit for Grades 3-8 with spiral coil

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Weather and Water Student Journal Grades 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Weather and Water Student Journal Grades 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$25.97

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$13.99

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Wonders of Energy

Front Cover Wonders of Energy Science Unit Grades 3-8

Science
Course Book

$19.99

Front Cover Wonders of Energy Student Journal Grades 3-6

Grades 3–6 Student Journal

$5.99

Front Cover Wonders of Energy Student Journal Grades 7-8

Grades 7–8 Student Journal

$6.99

Read-Aloud
Book Pack

$16.98

Grades 7–8
Extension Book

$7.99

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Science for Little Hearts and Hands

Choose one Little Hearts and Hands course for your school year.

Fields and Flowers

Explore God’s amazing creation with young children. Learn about bees, trees, and so much more…

Includes:

  • Full-color Parent Guide (80 pages)
  • The Big Book of Science Stories (203 pages)
  • 15 Lesson Videos

Sample Pages & Videos

$39.98

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With beautiful illustrations, captivating stories, hands-on activities, and engaging videos, Science for Little Hearts and Hands: Fields and Flowers is a gentle introduction to science for the youngest learners. This science unit for young children is a gentle introduction to exploring God’s amazing creation. Learn about bees, trees, and so much more.
  • Short, engaging lessons
  • Beautifully illustrated science storybook
  • Videos packed with learning
  • Perfect for preschool to 2nd grade
  • Science activities for preschoolers and early elementary children.
  • Foundational scientific learning presented in a child-friendly way
This course includes a full-color Parent Guide that walks you through teaching the lessons. Each lesson includes either a beautifully illustrated story from The Big Book of Science Stories: Fields and Flowers, or a short, engaging video. Many families find that teaching one lesson per week or more is ideal. This course will take one full school year to complete if it is completed at a pace of one lesson per week. If you plan to teach more than one lesson per week we suggest also purchasing Science for Little Hearts and Hands: Wind and Waves. A third Science for Little Hearts and Hands course is planned for future release.
Wind and Waves

Children from preschool to second grade learn about weather, water, and marine life.

Includes:

  • Full-color Parent Guide (100 pages)
  • The Big Book of Science Stories (253 pages)
  • Audio Narrations

Sample Pages & Narrations

$39.98

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Through fun and interactive lessons, your family will explore and learn about rain and snow, rainbows, clouds, the water cycle, what meteorologists do, and more in Little Hearts and Hands: Wind and Waves! With beautiful illustrations, captivating stories, hands-on activities, simple experiments, and interactive audio narrations, this course is a gentle introduction to science for the youngest learners.

  • Short, engaging lessons
  • Beautifully illustrated science storybook
  • Interactive audio narrations, activities, and experiments that explore scientific ideas
  • Perfect for preschool to 2nd grade
  • Foundational scientific learning presented in a child-friendly way

This course includes a full-color Parent Guide that walks you through teaching the lessons. Each lesson includes either a beautifully illustrated story from The Big Book of Science Stories: Wind and Waves, an interactive audio narration, or activities and experiments that explore scientific ideas.

Sparks and Stars

Discover planets, stars, and asteroids! Then learn about force, motion, motors, and machines

Includes:

  • Full-color Parent Guide (102 pages)
  • The Big Book of Science Stories (225 pages)
  • Audio Narrations

Sample Pages & Narrations

$39.98

Learn More

Through fun and simple lessons, hands-on activities, engaging stories, and interactive audio narrations, Science for Little Hearts and Hands: Sparks and Stars is a gentle introduction to science for the youngest learners. In this beautifully designed course, children learn about space, planets, electricity, gravity, and machines that move!

  • Short, engaging lessons
  • Beautifully illustrated science storybook
  • Interactive audio narrations, activities, and experiments that explore scientific ideas
  • Perfect for preschool to 2nd grade
  • Foundational scientific learning presented in a child-friendly way

This course includes a full-color Parent Guide that walks you through teaching the lessons. Each lesson includes either a beautifully illustrated story from The Big Book of Science Stories: Sparks and Stars, an interactive audio narration, or activities and experiments that explore scientific ideas.

Many families find that teaching one lesson per week or more is ideal. This course will take one full school year to complete if it is completed at a pace of one lesson per week. If you plan to teach more than one lesson per week, we suggest also purchasing one of our other Little Hearts and Hands Science courses.

Science Activities for Littles

Front Cover of Poetry Parties for Littles

Poetry Parties for Littles

Sample Pages

$6.99

Front Cover and Sample Page Insect and Spider Mazes for Littles - 1B

Insect & Spider Mazes

Sample Pages

$9.99

Front Covers of Butterflies and Beetles Flip Books

Butterflies and Beetles
Flip Books

Sample Pages

$11.99

Front Covers For Littles Mammals Bundle

For Littles
Mammals Bundle

Sample Pages

$29.97

The Good and the Beautiful Board Books Set by Maggie Taylor

Birds, Insects, and Mammals

Sample Pages

$23.97

Purchase individual books here.

Pond, Forest and Ocean Board Book Set from The Good and the Beautiful

Forest, Ocean, and Pond

Sample Pages

$23.97

Purchase individual books here.

Science Games & Notebooks

Spread Nature Notebook showing sample pages and leaves

Nature
Notebook

Sample

$11.99

Front Cover and Sample Pages Birdwatching Notebook

Birdwatching
Notebook

Sample

$9.99

This book and game are optional resources perfect to accompany our Botany science unit. They are included in the optional Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack.

The Good and the Beautiful
Flower Study and Game

Sample

$20.98

Spread Snatch! A Birds of Prey Game

Snatch!
A Birds of Prey Game

Sample

$13.99

Purchase science books individually here.

New Science Unit Studies Format

We are currently in the process of updating the format of our science unit studies to make them even easier for you to use! Watch this video about our Paleontology Unit Study to see all the changes.

This new format means you need to purchase one course book for your family and an age appropriate student journal for each child doing the unit study.

PDFs are available for purchase by clicking on the course book cover.