Exploring Creation with Zoology 3: Land Animals of the Sixth Day is a homeschool science curriculum for elementary students. Each lesson is written in a conversational tone, and created using vivid graphics, engaging lessons and hands-on projects that will help your student understand animals and their ecosystems in a whole new way!
Zoology involves much more than just animals! Which is why in Apologia’s Zoology 3: Land Animals course, your student will be taken on an adventure around the Earth’s biomes to explore and understand land animals and the environments they live in. They’ll explore jungles, deserts, forests, and farms, and even venture into their own backyard to investigate and enjoy the creatures God has created.
As they journey through the textbook and interactive hands-on activities, they’ll cover a wide range of lesson topics that include:
- Introduction to the Animals of the Sixth Day
- Predators and Prey
- Animal Careers
- Carnivorous Mammals
- Feliform Carnivores
- Order Artiodactyla
- Orders Squamata and Rhynchocephalia
- Reptiles and Amphibians
- Gastropods and Worms
Lesson Plans and Materials
There are 14 lessons in this one-year Zoology 3 course. Detailed lesson plans as well as a suggested daily schedule are included in the notebooking journal (sold separately). This will set you and your student up for success as they work through the course, while also providing flexibility to meet the needs of your student and your family.
Hands-on Activities and Experiments
Some of the activities and experiments your student will complete in this course are playing a predator with colored candies that hide in camouflage, acting like a primate to judge depth perception, discovering why giraffes have high blood pressure, identifying animal tracks, dissecting owl pellets and its last meal, and much more!
All activities and projects in this course use easy-to-find household items and truly make the lessons fun!