Chemistry Science Unit: Quick Start

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This family-style course is fun and simple to teach!

This 14-lesson Chemistry unit especially for students in grades 5–8. See chemical changes in action through simple experiments and hands-on activities!

But first, let’s look at what is included in the course and how to get started.

Required Items

Science Unit Study

Front Cover Chemistry Science Unit for Grades 5-8

One unit study book needed per family.

Grades 5–8 Student Journal

Front Cover Chemistry Student Journal Grades 5-8

One student journal needed per child in grades 5–8.

*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.

Chemistry Unit Information

Science Journal

Student Journal

Each student needs his or her own student journal. Lessons direct the child when to complete the activities in the journal.

Lesson Mini Books

Lesson Preparation

Just open and go! Your Chemistry Unit Study arrives wire bound. Each student needs his or her own perfect bound Student Journal.

Science Wall

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.

Lesson Preparation


Engage children with hands-on activities. Always use appropriate adult supervision. A complete supply list is found here.

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Several lessons include fun experiments that show chemical reactions up close. Perform the experiments or conveniently watch them here or from The Good and the Beautiful Homeschool app on your mobile device.

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For Grades 5–8

This unit study is designed for grades 5–8. We recommend choosing one of our other engaging science units if you are teaching children younger than grade 5.

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Unit Videos

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

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.

Unit Information

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