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Geology

Course Book + Rocks and Minerals Kit One Per Family

$34.98
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The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Geology 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.

  • 112 pages
  • Full color
  • 14 lessons
  • Wire bound; 8.5″x11″

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

Includes:

The Good and the Beautiful Rocks and Minerals Kit

This kit is incorporated into the course and lessons throughout. Using the testing tools, six minerals, and three rocks included in the kit, lessons will prompt children to observe and test different materials, providing hands-on experiences with geology. Items in the kit include 9 rock or mineral specimens (talc, gypsum, chalcopyrite, fluorite, quartz, aquamarine, igneous: granite, sedimentary: limestone, metamorphic: slate), 1 streak plate, 1 copper nail, and 1 steel nail.

Add one Student Journal per child.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

$4.99
Details

Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the 40-page Geology 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.

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

Student Journal Grades 7-8 One Per Student

$5.99
Details

Each student in grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 64-page Geology 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.

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

Additional Options:

Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack

$19.98
Front Covers of The World Beneath my Feet By Ileana Board and The Good and the Beautiful Rock and Mineral Study by Molly Sanchez
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Two full-color, interactive books in the optional Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Geology study.

The unique, interactive The Good and the Beautiful Rock and Mineral Study book helps look at the world of rocks and minerals with new eyes through this fascinating book, packed with stunning photographs and images. Children will learn fun facts, as well as the uses and history of the forty rocks and minerals highlighted, while they discover the secret to classifying and describing each one. (43 pages, hard-cover)

The world mostly concealed from our sight is one of mystery, beauty, and wonder. Come and discover the incredible underground rivers and lakes, lava tubes, rocks, and rare gems that lay within the crust of the earth in The World Beneath My Feet. (32 pages, full color)


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.

Caves—The Underground Wilderness Geology Grades 7–8 Extension

$8.99
Front Cover of Caves: The Underground Wilderness By Anthony Klemm
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Picture Book for All Ages

Stepping into a cave is like entering an unfamiliar world. These majestic underground spaces are full of breathtaking sights, from columns of glowing ice and fantastic rock formations to vast networks of underwater caverns. In this book, you’ll learn about different types of caves and the strange and beautiful creatures that live inside them as well as how to safely and responsibly explore the subterranean world. Featuring the stunning photography of Adam Haydock and Brandon Kowallis, Caves: The Underground Wilderness will inspire a new generation to love and respect nature’s buried treasures.

74 pages, full color, written by Anthony Klemm

This book is suggested to accompany our Geology science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8.

Details:

Bring the study of rocks and minerals to life with our updated Geology science unit. Filled with breathtaking free videos and interactive learning, explore how earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, and erosion change rocks to shape Earth’s tallest mountains and deepest caves. In this unit you will grow crystals, explode volcanoes, make mini earthquakes, and study the rock cycle. Get ready to be amazed at God’s beautiful, marvelous 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!

Lesson 1 – Introduction to Geology & Earth’s Composition
Lesson 2 – Plate Tectonics
Lesson 3 – Earthquakes
Lesson 4 – Volcanoes: Magma and Lava
Lesson 5 – Volcanoes: Types and Eruptions
Lesson 6 – Minerals
Lesson 7 – Crystals, Gems, Precious Stones, and Geodes
Lesson 8 – Rock Characteristics
Lesson 9 – Igneous Rock
Lesson 10 – Sedimentary Rock
Lesson 11 – Metamorphic Rock
Lesson 12 – The Rock Cycle
Lesson 13 – Geological Processes
Lesson 14 – Mountains and Other Landforms

Optional Suggested Reading

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

$19.98
Details

View Sample

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

The unique, interactive The Good and the Beautiful Rock and Mineral Study book helps look at the world of rocks and minerals with new eyes through this fascinating book, packed with stunning photographs and images. Children will learn fun facts, as well as the uses and history of the forty rocks and minerals highlighted, while they discover the secret to classifying and describing each one. (43 pages, hard-cover)

The world mostly concealed from our sight is one of mystery, beauty, and wonder. Come and discover the incredible underground rivers and lakes, lava tubes, rocks, and rare gems that lay within the crust of the earth in The World Beneath My Feet. (32 pages, full color)


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.

Caves—The Underground Wilderness Geology Grades 7–8 Extension

$8.99
Details
Picture Book for All Ages

Stepping into a cave is like entering an unfamiliar world. These majestic underground spaces are full of breathtaking sights, from columns of glowing ice and fantastic rock formations to vast networks of underwater caverns. In this book, you’ll learn about different types of caves and the strange and beautiful creatures that live inside them as well as how to safely and responsibly explore the subterranean world. Featuring the stunning photography of Adam Haydock and Brandon Kowallis, Caves: The Underground Wilderness will inspire a new generation to love and respect nature’s buried treasures.

74 pages, full color, written by Anthony Klemm

This book is suggested to accompany our Geology science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8.

The Good and the Beautiful Rocks and Minerals Study by Molly Sanchez

$11.99
Details
Picture Book for All Ages

Have you ever held a beautiful stone and wished to know its story—how it was formed, what it is made of, or why it is shaped and colored that way? Some stones grow in volcanic rock, others in wet caves, and still others are formed through intense heat and pressure over thousands of years! Look at the world of rocks and minerals with new eyes through this fascinating book, packed with stunning photographs and images. Children will learn fun facts, as well as the uses and history of the forty rocks and minerals highlighted, while they discover the secret to classifying and describing each one. Helping children glimpse the majesty of the natural world is one of the main goals at The Good and the Beautiful, and this study guide is a perfect place to start!

Hard cover, 43 pages, full color

This book is an optional resource perfect to accompany our Geology science unit. This book is included in the optional Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

The World Beneath My Feet by Ileana Board

$7.99
Details
Picture Book for All Ages

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to explore the subterranean realm deep inside the earth? The world mostly concealed from our sight is one of mystery, beauty, and wonder. Come and discover the incredible underground rivers and lakes, lava tubes, rocks, and rare gems that lay within the crust of the earth. Understand the importance of how the substances found below contribute to the wonderful life and advancements we enjoy above. This beautiful book filled with stunning images and incredible facts gives readers a new appreciation for the vast world beneath our feet.

This book is an optional resource perfect to accompany our Geology science unit. This book is included in the optional Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

32 pages, full color

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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 Geology 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
  • 112 pages
  • Full color
  • 14 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 40-page Geology 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
  • 40 pages
  • Full color

Student Journal Grades 7-8 (PDF)

$9.99
Details

PDF for self printing

Each student grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 64-page Geology 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
  • 64 pages
  • Full color

Buy Individual Items

Purchase individual Course Book, Rocks and Minerals Kit, or Student Journals below.
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Course Book One Per Family

$19.99
Details

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

  • 112 pages
  • Full color
  • 14 lessons
  • Wire bound; 8.5″x11″

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

NOT INCLUDED: Integrated The Good and the Beautiful Rocks and Minerals Kit which is used throughout the course. Items in the kit include 9 rock or mineral specimens (talc, gypsum, chalcopyrite, fluorite, quartz, aquamarine, igneous: granite, sedimentary: limestone, metamorphic: slate), 1 streak plate, 1 copper nail, and 1 steel nail.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

$4.99
Details

Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the 40-page Geology 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.

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

Student Journal Grades 7-8 One Per Student

$5.99
Details

Each student in grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 64-page Geology 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.

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

Rocks and Minerals Kit

$14.99
Details

The Good and the Beautiful Rocks and Minerals Kit is incorporated into the course and lessons throughout. Using the testing tools, six minerals, and three rocks included in the kit, lessons will prompt children to observe and test different materials, providing hands-on experiences with geology.

Includes:

  • Custom box to organize all items
  • 9 rock or mineral specimens (talc, gypsum, chalcopyrite, fluorite, quartz, aquamarine, igneous: granite, sedimentary: limestone, metamorphic: slate)
  • 1 streak plate
  • 1 copper nail
  • 1 steel nail

How the Unit Works

Required Course Items

Course Book One Per Family

Details:

The full-color 112-page Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Geology 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.

Rocks and Minerals Kit surrounded by 9 different rocks and minerals

Rocks and Minerals Kit

Details:

The Good and the Beautiful Rocks and Minerals Kit is incorporated into the course and lessons throughout. Using the testing tools, six minerals, and three rocks included in the kit, lessons will prompt children to observe and test different materials, providing hands-on experiences with geology.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

Details:

Each student grades 3–6 needs their own copy of the 40-page Geology 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 grades 7–8 needs their own copy of the 64-page Geology 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

Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack

Details:

Two full-color, interactive books in the optional Geology Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Geology study. Purchase above.

Includes:

  • The Good and the Beautiful Rock and Mineral Study book by Molly Sanchez
  • The World Beneath My Feet by Ileana Board

Caves—The Underground Wilderness Geology Grades 7–8 Extension

Details:

We recommend this book as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8. Caves: The Underground Wilderness takes readers on a unique journey through majestic underground spaces full of breathtaking sights, from columns of glowing ice and fantastic rock formations to vast networks of underwater caverns. Purchase above.

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