Welcome to The Good and the Beautiful Arthropods
This family-style course is fun and simple to teach!
“Bee” on the lookout for insects buzzing through the air, tunneling through dirt, crawling under rocks, and hiding in thick grass!
Learn how God uses the smallest of creatures to benefit plants, trees, animals, and humans everywhere. Zoom in on delicate butterflies, spindly spiders, armies of ants, and other arthropods in this fun and vibrant 10-lesson unit.
But first, let’s look at what is included in the course and how to get started.
Science Unit Study
One unit study book needed per family.
Level 3–6 Student Journal
One student journal needed per child in grades 3–6.
Level 7–8 Student Journal
One student journal needed per child in grades 7–8.
*Copyright: If you use this science course in a group setting, you must purchase an physical copy of the unit book for each set of eight children in the class.
You must purchase a student journal for each child who will be completing the unit.
Read-Aloud Book Pack
The Boy Who Loved Bugs;
The Story of Maria Merian
Grades 7–8 Extension Book
Arthropods Unit Information
Each student needs his or her own student journal. Lessons direct the child when to complete the activities in the journal.
Just open and go! Your Arthropods Unit Study arrives wire bound. Each student needs his or her own perfect bound Student Journal.
Science Wall Vocabulary
Cut apart the vocabulary words now, so they are ready to be placed on your science wall. The course tells you when to use these.
Engage children with hands-on activities. Always use appropriate adult supervision. A complete supply list is found here.
For Younger Children
Some lessons include extra content for younger children (grades 3–6). Parents or teachers may choose to skip this content if instructing only older children.
For Older Children
Some lessons include extra content for older children (grades 7–8). Parents or teachers may choose to skip this content if instructing only younger children. Read more about lesson extensions in our unit information download found below.
Some lessons include videos that complement the lesson. Have a device available that is capable of playing videos. Videos can be found here or from The Good and the Beautiful Homeschool app.
New discoveries in all fields of science are ongoing. The Good and the Beautiful reviews and revises science units periodically to keep information as up-to-date as possible.
Click here for a printable download of this information.
It includes a complete materials-needed list for your convenience.
Frequently Asked Questions
Visit our Science FAQs page for answers to frequently asked questions, helpful videos, and other resources.
How to Download Files
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Email Customer Support
Do you have more questions? Email our friendly customer support team, and we will be happy to help you further!
Emails are answered Monday–Saturday throughout the day. Most emails are answered within 1 business day (Monday–Friday).