Category: Physical Science

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

Learn about tornadoes, downbursts, hurricanes, trade winds, and more with Sam and his grandfather’s letters that teach about different weather patterns without creating fear in Wild, Wild Wind by Shannen Yauger. (31 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″)

Fascinated by the atmosphere, June Bacon-Bercey, a bright and motivated young woman who excelled in school chose to study meteorology. What she didn’t expect was to not be welcome to study meteorology. But undeterred, June became the first African-American woman to earn a degree in meteorology. In Changing Weather—The Story of June Bacon-Bercey you’ll learn about this pioneer who blazed the trail for others to follow. (27 pages, full-color, 11″x7″)

On January 12, 1888, in a small Nebraska town, the school children are caught in a sudden blizzard. Follow along with Tommy and Carrie Carter and their teacher Miss Penny as they decide whether to stay in the schoolhouse and freeze or brave the storm on foot to find warmth and safety in The Schoolhouse Blizzard (32 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 of many ages. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

Weather and Water Read-Aloud Book Pack

$25.97

The beauty of weather has captured the imaginations of artists throughout history. Through spectacular paintings artists have brought snowcapped mountains, tumultuous waves, windblown trees, and foggy mornings to life. Through awe-inspiring artwork and thought provoking questions, the beauty of our world’s incredible weather patterns comes alive in this remarkable collection of landscape paintings from artists around the world.

Written by Elle Staples and Shannen Yauger

61 pages, full-color, 10.75″x6.75″

This book is recommended to accompany our Weather and Water unit as extra reading for students in grades 7-8.

The Beauty of Weather by Elle Staples and Shannen Yauger

$13.99

Three engaging books included in the optional Chemistry Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Chemistry study.

Born in Poland while it was under oppressive Russian rule, Marie Curie overcame incredible obstacles to become the first person to win the Nobel Prize twice. Marie Curie is an enlightening look into the life of one of history’s most prominent and extraordinary scientists. (106 pages, 5.5″x8.5″)

Have you ever wondered what the earth, planets, and stars are made of? You will be taken on a journey through God’s orderly creation, where elements are clearly defined and behave in predictable ways in The Book of Elements by Erin Sprout and Isaac M. Hagenbuch, PhD. (48 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″)

In The Story of Alice Ball by Jennifer Lerud, we learn about the incredible woman who discovered a cure for leprosy. (31 pages, full-color, 10″x7″)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades 5–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

Chemistry Read-Aloud Book Pack

$21.97

Born in Poland while it was under oppressive Russian rule, Marie Curie overcame incredible obstacles to become the first person to win the Nobel Prize twice. However, there was far more to her great mind than the work she did with radium and radioactivity. Marie Curie is an enlightening look into the life of one of history’s most prominent and extraordinary scientists.

106 pages, 5.5″x8.5″, written by Robin McKown

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

Marie Curie by Robin McKown

$6.99

Have you ever wondered what the earth, planets, and stars are made of? In The Book of Elements, you will be taken on a journey through God’s orderly creation, where elements are clearly defined and behave in predictable ways. We will encounter the periodic table and learn how and why the elements are organized.

48 pages, full-color, 10″x7″, written by Erin Sprout and Isaac M. Hagenbuch, PhD

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Chemistry Science unit and is included in the optional Read-Aloud Book Pack

The Book of Elements by Erin Sprout and Isaac M. Hagenbuch, PhD

$7.99

When ten-year-old Alice Ball moved to Hawaii with her family, she had no idea what the future had in store. Her dedication to learning and blessing the lives of others would soon change the world as she instructed students and discovered a cure for leprosy that previously had been unknown. Largely untold for many decades, the true story of this incredible woman is one that should be shared.

31 pages, full-color, 7″x10:”, written by Jennifer Lerud

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

The Story of Alice Ball by Jennifer Lerud

$6.99

PDF for self-printing

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Weather and Water science course. Hands-on activities, vocabulary words, access to captivating videos, vocabulary words, mini books, 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.

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

Weather and Water Course Book (PDF)

$19.99

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Weather and Water 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.

Lesson 1: Introduction to Weather
Lesson 2: Weather, Climate, and Seasons
Lesson 3: Water and Our World
Lesson 4: The Atmosphere
Lesson 5: Air
Lesson 6: Wind
Lesson 7: The Water Cycle
Lesson 8: Clouds and Weather Fronts
Lesson 9: Rain and Rainbows
Lesson 10: Snow, Sleet, Hail, and Freezing Rain
Lesson 11: Thunder and Lightning
Lesson 12: Severe Weather: Tornadoes and Tropical Cyclones
Lesson 13: Weather Forecasting
Lesson 14: The Beauty and Power of Water

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course. Purchase above or click here for more details.

Weather and Water Course Book

$19.99

From thrilling storms and calming rains to heat waves and cold snaps, explore all the ways God keeps things growing and changing on our Earth in this engaging science unit. Create a Tornado in a Bottle, solve a Misty Mystery, locate clouds with a Cloud Viewer, and conduct many other exciting weather-related experiments throughout this new 14-lesson unit! Immerse your children in hands-on activities, fun experiments, captivating videos, and beautiful illustrations and images as they gain an appreciation for the weather and water in our world.

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 and immerse your children in the beauty and wonder of weather and water!

Lesson 1: Introduction to Weather
Lesson 2: Weather, Climate, and Seasons
Lesson 3: Water and Our World
Lesson 4: The Atmosphere
Lesson 5: Air
Lesson 6: Wind
Lesson 7: The Water Cycle
Lesson 8: Clouds and Weather Fronts
Lesson 9: Rain and Rainbows
Lesson 10: Snow, Sleet, Hail, and Freezing Rain
Lesson 11: Thunder and Lightning
Lesson 12: Severe Weather: Tornadoes and Tropical Cyclones
Lesson 13: Weather Forecasting
Lesson 14: The Beauty and Power of Water

Weather and Water

$19.99

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Chemistry 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.

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

Chemistry Course Book One Per Family

$19.99

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Two full color, illustrated books, are included in the optional Wonders of Energy Read-Aloud Book Pack. These beautiful biographies immerse your children in the lives of two famous scientists enhance your study of energy and are designed for all ages.

Experience the joy of discovery while reading about Michael Faraday, a pioneer in the science of electromagnetism in The Spark by Shannen Yauger (22 pages, 11″x8.5″)

Discover the world of locomotion through the inspiring story of a young African-American train engineer and inventor in The Amazing Mind of Granville Woods by Maggie Felsch (17 pages, 11″x8.5″)

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

Wonders of Energy Read-Aloud Book Pack

$16.98

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Two full color, illustrated books, are included in the optional Wonders of Energy Read-Aloud Book Pack. These beautiful biographies immerse your children in the lives of two famous scientists enhance your study of energy and are designed for all ages.

Experience the joy of discovery while reading about Michael Faraday, a pioneer in the science of electromagnetism in The Spark by Shannen Yauger (22 pages, 11″x8.5″)

Discover the world of locomotion through the inspiring story of a young African-American train engineer and inventor in The Amazing Mind of Granville Woods by Maggie Felsch (17 pages, 11″x8.5″)

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

Wonders of Energy Read-Aloud Book Pack

$16.98
Level 7

Archimedes is one of the greatest thinkers the world has ever known. He invented screws and levers and discovered the law of buoyancy. But what was his life like? Step into the world of Ancient Greece and learn about how Archimedes lived and what led him to make such remarkable discoveries.

5.5″x8.5″, 108 pages, written by Jeanne Bendick

This book is suggested to accompany our Motion and Simple Machines Science Unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8. 

Archimedes Motion and Simple Machines Grades 7-8 Extension

$6.99

Two full-color, interactive books included in the optional Motion and Simple Machines Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Motion and Simple Machines study.

In Motion in Sports by David Wiseman, you’ll learn what terms like velocity, inertia, force, and friction mean and the important roles they play in many different sports. Along the way, discover tips that will help you enjoy your favorite sports even more. (32 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″)

Have you ever wondered how the greatest inventions came to be? From airplanes to dishwashers and mighty locomotives to the tiniest nail, The Story of Invention by David Wiseman explores fun facts and inspiring stories about fifteen of the most life-changing inventions! As you read inventor tips will also help you improve the world through your own creative spirit. (32 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.

Motion and Simple Machines Read-Aloud Book Pack

$15.98

Have you ever wondered how the greatest inventions came to be? From airplanes to dishwashers and mighty locomotives to the tiniest nail, this book explores fun facts and inspiring stories about fifteen of the most life-changing inventions! As you read, inventor tips will also help you improve the world through your own creative spirit.

32 pages, full-color

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

The Story of Invention by David Wiseman

$7.99

How does a gymnast stay balanced on a thin balance beam? Why doesn’t a surfer sink into the ocean while on a surfboard? How much force is behind a golfer’s swing? If you’ve ever asked questions like these, you’ll love Motion in Sports! In this book you’ll learn what terms like velocity, inertia, force, and friction mean and the important roles they play in many different sports. Along the way, discover tips that will help you enjoy your favorite sports even more.

32 pages, full-color

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

Motion in Sports by David Wiseman

$7.99

PDF for self-printing

Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the Weather and Water 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.

Weather and Water Student Journal Grades 3-6 (PDF)

$9.99

PDF for self-printing

Each student grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 64-page Weather and Water 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.

Weather and Water Student Journal Grades 7-8 (PDF)

$9.99

Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 32-page Weather and Water 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.

Weather and Water Student Journal Grades 3-6

$5.99

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 64-page Weather and Water 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.

Weather and Water Student Journal Grades 7-8

$6.99