Explore the wonders of the vast world that surrounds us, from the amazing creations found in your own backyard to the most extreme biomes on Earth, in the brand-new Ecosystems science unit. Every little part of the earth, from the drops of water in the ocean to lumbering elephants to each unique person, is an important part of our world!
This family-style unit includes vibrant images, engaging videos to enhance learning, full-page Grades 7–8 Lesson Extensions, and unique activities. Don’t miss the read-aloud book pack and 7–8 extension book to expand learning and take your children on adventures near and far!
Lesson 1 – Introduction to Ecology
Lesson 2 – Abiotic and Biotic Factors
Lesson 3 – Levels of Organization
Lesson 4 – Food Chains and Food Webs
Lesson 5 – Energy Pyramids and Trophic Levels
Lesson 6 – Interactions of Living Things
Lesson 7 – Earth’s Terrestrial Biomes
Lesson 8 – Earth’s Aquatic Biomes
Lesson 9 – Ecological Succession
Two full-color, interactive books for all ages included in the optional Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Ecosystems study. Purchase above.
We recommend this book as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8. The Amazon Rainforest will take you on a journey of discovery down the Amazon River and up into the treetops filled with clouds. There is so much to learn about this tropical ecosystem, from the geography and climate, to the kinds of lush vegetation and fascinating predators and prey who call the rainforest their home. 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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