Discover the incredible beauty and purpose of the plants that fill our earth. Through easy, hands-on experiments and vibrant lessons, children will learn to see God’s magnificent hand in the world that surrounds them. Videos for every experiment in the Botany unit make it even easier to teach! This 103-page unit will help your child learn about the diversity, beauty, and function of plants. Full page lesson extensions throughout the unit provide added learning for grades 7-8. Also check out our new, original Read-Aloud Book Pack for all ages and Trees and Their World, specially designed for grades 7–8!
Lesson 1 – What is 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 – Poisonous and Carnivorous Plants
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 by the end of 2022.
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.
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.
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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