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3rd Edition

Physical Science Textbook


Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 3rd Edition is designed to prepare your 8th or 9th grade student as they transition into high school Biology. This science course teaches atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonds, reactions, motion, forces, energy, waves, sound, light, electricity, magnetism, Earth’s structure, weathering, and atmosphere. 

Recommended Course Grade Level: 8th-9th grade

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Apologia’s Physical Science curriculum is written to the student in a conversational tone, and cultivates independent learning. Throughout this curriculum, your student will investigate, discover, recognize, appreciate, discuss, and understand the wonders of Creation.  This is the 3rd Edition of Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Physical Science.


When we offer our students experiments that move beyond the science text, their learning expands and they own their own discoveries. They are able to see t