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Botany

Course Book One Per Family

$19.99
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The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Botany science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • 124 pages
  • Full color
  • 13 lessons
  • Wire bound; 8.5″x11″

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.

Add one Student Journal per child.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

$4.99
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Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the 48-page Botany Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

  • 48 pages
  • Full color
  • Saddle stitched; three hole punched; perforated; 8.5″ X 11″

Student Journal Grades 7-8 One Per Student

$5.99
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Each student in grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 72-page Botany Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8  journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • 72 pages
  • Full color
  • Saddle stitched; three hole punched; perforated; 8.5″ X 11″
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Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack

$38.96
Front Covers Botany Book Pack
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Three full-color, interactive books and one game included in the optional Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Botany study.

The unique, interactive The Good and the Beautiful Flower Study book helps children feel wonder as they discover forty stunning flowers found around the world. (43 pages, hard-cover, 11”x8.5”)

As children and parents play The Good and the Beautiful Flower Game, they will effortlessly master the identification and names of 40 flowers as they have fun. (40 full-color, double-sided cards in a custom box)

As you read about two amazing woman botanists and their adventures in Plant Hunters, you’ll find that it’s never too late, nor too early, to follow your dreams. (23 pages, full-color, 11”x8.5”)

Filled with beautiful illustrations, Carl in the Garden tells the story of one boy who opened a whole new world to those who came after him just by doing what he loved. (18 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5”)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

Trees and Their World Botany Grades 7–8 Extension

$5.99
Front Cover Trees and Their World By Carroll Lane Fenton & Dorothy Constance Pallas - 1C
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Level 7

“KEYOO, keyoo!” a sapsucker called as he flew through the woods. Soon he alighted on the trunk of a sugar maple. The maple stood at the edge of a pasture. Its trunk, therefore, was not very tall, and its branches spread upward in all directions.

Trees and Their World takes readers on a unique journey from the forest to the swamp. This beautiful book exposes the fascinating inner workings of what are sometimes considered plain, ordinary trees. In a relatable storytelling fashion, with rich vocabulary and beautiful illustrations, readers learn about the inner workings of trees from leaf tip to root end and are given visual glimpses of the often overlooked beauty and details of these wonderful creations and of the world around them.

88 pages, written by Carroll Lane Fenton & Dorothy Constance Pallas

Trees and Their World is recommended to accompany the Botany science unit and expand learning for older students.

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Get your green thumbs ready! As a botanist, your young scientists will learn how little seeds grow into blooming flowers and how plants and trees make their own food through photosynthesis. You won’t want to miss God’s handiwork displayed in the hands-on activities, captivating videos, and simple experiments included in this colorful, life-filled science unit.

Each family will need one copy of the Course Book and one Student Journal per child. Don’t miss the read-aloud book pack and 7–8 extension book available below to expand learning!

Lesson 1 – Introduction to Botany
Lesson 2 – The Life Cycle of a Plant
Lesson 3 – Parts of a Plant
Lesson 4 – Seeds
Lesson 5 – Flowers: Part 1
Lesson 6 – Flowers: Part 2
Lesson 7 – Leaves
Lesson 8 – Photosynthesis
Lesson 9 – Plant Cells
Lesson 10 – Plant Classification
Lesson 11 – Growing Plants
Lesson 12 – Trees
Lesson 13 – Carnivorous and Poisonous Plants

Optional Suggested Reading

Optional books that correlate well with the Botany science unit.
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Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack

$38.96
Details

Three full-color, interactive books and one game included in the optional Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Botany study.

The unique, interactive The Good and the Beautiful Flower Study book helps children feel wonder as they discover forty stunning flowers found around the world. (43 pages, hard-cover, 11”x8.5”)

As children and parents play The Good and the Beautiful Flower Game, they will effortlessly master the identification and names of 40 flowers as they have fun. (40 full-color, double-sided cards in a custom box)

As you read about two amazing woman botanists and their adventures in Plant Hunters, you’ll find that it’s never too late, nor too early, to follow your dreams. (23 pages, full-color, 11”x8.5”)

Filled with beautiful illustrations, Carl in the Garden tells the story of one boy who opened a whole new world to those who came after him just by doing what he loved. (18 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5”)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

Trees and Their World Botany Grades 7–8 Extension

$5.99
Details

Click Here to View Sample Pages

Level 7

“KEYOO, keyoo!” a sapsucker called as he flew through the woods. Soon he alighted on the trunk of a sugar maple. The maple stood at the edge of a pasture. Its trunk, therefore, was not very tall, and its branches spread upward in all directions.

Trees and Their World takes readers on a unique journey from the forest to the swamp. This beautiful book exposes the fascinating inner workings of what are sometimes considered plain, ordinary trees. In a relatable storytelling fashion, with rich vocabulary and beautiful illustrations, readers learn about the inner workings of trees from leaf tip to root end and are given visual glimpses of the often overlooked beauty and details of these wonderful creations and of the world around them.

88 pages, written by Carroll Lane Fenton & Dorothy Constance Pallas

Trees and Their World is recommended to accompany the Botany science unit and expand learning for older students.

The Good and the Beautiful Flower Study and Game

$20.98
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The Good and the Beautiful Flower Study

One of the main purposes of The Good and the Beautiful is to help children feel wonder and appreciation for all of God’s creations. In this unique, interactive book, children have the chance to discover forty stunning flowers found around the world, notice incredible patterns, and use their imaginations as they experience delightful details and learn the names of some everyday and unusual flowers.

43 pages, full-color, hard-cover, 11″x8.5″


The Good and the Beautiful Flower Game

Children and parents will enjoy two engaging games that can be played with this gorgeous deck of over-sized cards: Pick a Flower and Sun Hat. Players will effortlessly master the identification and names of 40 flowers as they have fun. This game pairs perfectly with The Good and the Beautiful Flower Study book.

40 full-color, double-sided cards in custom box

Items not sold separately.

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 which is suggested to accompany that unit.

Plant Hunters—The Stories of Two Woman Botanists by Amy Drorbaugh

$8.99
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Picture Book for All Ages

Step outside into nature and look around. Do you see the trees, notice the grass, and smell the scent of the woods? Ann Atkins discovered her love for plants when she was just a little girl. Following her father, she discovered beauty in the world around here. Ynes Mexia struggled through grief and loneliness for much of her life. When she was in her fiſties, she, too, discovered a passion for plants. As you read about these amazing botanists and their adventures, remember that whether you discover your life passion at the age of five or fiſty-five, it is never too late, nor too early, to follow your dreams.

23 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″

This book is an optional read-aloud for our Botany science unit and is included in the optional Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

Carl in the Garden by Molly Sanchez

$8.99
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Have you ever wondered where plant names come from? More than three hundred years ago, a little boy was born who would forever change the way that plants were named. Born in Sweden, Carl Linnaeus was fascinated by the many plants around him, and he thought up a way of naming and grouping plants together that is still used today. He even discovered many new plants along the way. Filled with beautiful illustrations, Carl in the Garden tells the story of one boy who opened a whole new world to those who came after him just by doing what he loved.

18 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″

This book is an optional read-aloud for our Botany science unit and is included in the optional Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

 

A Leaf, a Stick, and a Stone by Maggie Felsch

$7.99
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Level 1B

I walked to the end of the driveway today hoping to find something new. I wanted to see what the world had in store for a bored little child to do.

This rhyming story, rich with brilliant watercolor illustrations, encourages playing in nature and using imagination to defeat boredom. Rhyme and rhythm are featured in a natural and enjoyable way. Journey with a “bored little child” as she discovers a whole world of adventure with just her imagination, a leaf, a stick, and a stone.

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Mr. Apple’s Family by Jean McDevitt

$6.99
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Level 3

At the end of the lane was an orchard full of crooked little trees. The trees were all covered with little pink blossoms. They were apple trees. In the very middle of the orchard was a house.

The Apple family lived in the city, but with so many new little Apples coming along, their home was becoming quite crowded. It didn’t take long for them to find the perfect house in the country, but it required some ingenuity and cooperation to make it their own. Follow along with the Apple family as–with tenacity and some animal mischievousness–they achieve their dream of owning a home suited for their every need.

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Tiger on the Mountain by Shirley L. Arora

$6.99
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Level 7

Deep in a beautiful hill-town of southern India in the mid-1900s lives Raman, the son of an illiterate woodcutter. More than anything, Raman dreams of buying the beautiful book under a glass case in the marketplace and of one day becoming a scholar. His dreams come crashing down when his family faces hard times. Raman is forced to leave school and instead gather pine cones in the hills to sell for firewood. An unexpected turn of events gives Raman hope and sends him into the hills in search of something other than pine cones. Beautiful description and exciting plot are combined with profound messages about family, education, hard work, persistence, honesty, and sacrifice.

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Nature Notebook Nature Notebook

$11.99
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The goal of our Nature Notebook is to help your children explore nature and enjoy writing through journal prompts and activities that encourage exploration, imagination, love of nature, and appreciation for God and His wonderful creations.

This 117-page notebook is beautifully designed and carefully planned to help children gain an inquisitive and grateful mind as they explore the beauties and wonders around them.

The Nature Notebook is divided into five sections: one for each season and one to be completed any time of the year.

  • 117 pages
  • Full-color cover
  • Black and white inside
  • Spiral-bound

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Course Book (PDF)

$19.99
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PDF for self-printing

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Botany science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • PDF for self-printing
  • 124 pages
  • Full color
  • 13 lessons

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 (PDF)

$9.99
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PDF for self printing

Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the 48-page Botany Student Journal, which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

  • PDF for self printing
  • 48 pages
  • Full color

Student Journal Grades 7-8 (PDF)

$9.99
Details

PDF for self printing

Each student in grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 72-page Botany Student Journal, which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8  journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • PDF for self printing
  • 72 pages
  • Full color

How the Unit Works

Required Course Items

Course Book One Per Family

Details:

The full-color 124-page Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Botany science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

Details:

Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the 48-page Botany Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

Student Journal Grades 7-8 One Per Student

Details:

Each student in grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 72-page Botany Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8  journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

Optional Suggested Reading

Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack

Details:

Three full-color, interactive books and one game included in the optional Botany Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Botany study. Purchase above.

Includes:

  • The Good and the Beautiful Flower Study book
  • The Good and the Beautiful Flower Game
  • Plant Hunters—The Stories of Two Woman Botanists by Amy Drorbaugh
  • Carl in the Garden by Molly Sanchez

Trees and Their World Botany Grades 7–8 Extension

Details:

We recommend this book as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8. Trees and Their World takes readers on a unique journey from the forest to the swamp in relatable storytelling fashion. This beautiful book exposes the fascinating inner workings of what are sometimes considered plain, ordinary trees. Purchase above.

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