Explore the fascinating world of insects, spiders, and crustaceans with this thorough 72-page unit. Students will have fun learning as they complete hands-on activities and assignments in their science notebooks. This unit requires very few supplies and very little prep time.
The Arthropods science unit includes original videos that explore monarch migration and take you into the wonders of beekeeping and grades 7-8 full extension pages.Lesson 1 – Introduction to Arthropods
Bring even more depth to science through literature. Our accompanying optional read-aloud pack for Arthropods includes three new books: Fiddler Crab, The Story of Maria Merian, and The Boy Who Loved Bugs. For students in Grades 7-8, we recommended not only our 7-8 extension pages in the unit but also our extension book for Arthropods: The Insects & Arachnids Questions & Answers Book.
This unit has not yet been updated to the new science format and does not include a bound course book and student journals. The updated format of this course is expected to release in early 2023.
Three full-color, interactive books in the optional Arthropods Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Arthropods study. Purchase above.
This book is suggested to accompany the Arthropods unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8. This full-color book asks and answers questions that will spark children’s curiosity about crawling creatures of all kinds, from beautiful butterflies and fierce parasitic insects to interesting arachnids and cooperative colony dwellers. Purchase above.
Nature Reader: Insects & Arachnids includes four stories that each follow an insect or arachnid through its entire life cycle. In this delightful reader, one is reminded that even the smallest of God’s creations is worthy of one’s time and consideration. There is beauty and amazement all around, and this reader will help one learn where to find it. Purchase above.
The Good and the Beautiful curriculum takes a general Christian worldview, focusing, not on the doctrine of any particular Christian church, but on high moral character and basic Bible principles such as gratitude, honesty, prayer, and kindness. Parents can add in their own doctrinal beliefs as desired.
The curriculum is reviewed by members of many different faiths to make sure that the curriculum does not include doctrine specific to any Christian church. We have reviewers and users of the following denominations and more: Lutheran, Assemblies of God, Catholic, Baptist, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mennonite, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nazarene, Methodist, Non-Denominational, and Seventh Day Adventists.
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