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3rd Edition

Self-Paced General Science

$269.00

With Apologia’s award-winning Self-Paced General Science course, students will receive 1 year of access (from the date of purchase) to a self-directed, online homeschool curriculum.

This course includes a digital version of Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition; an audio narration of the textbook; video lessons and hands-on experiments; and automatically graded tests.

You can try a free demo of Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition, which features Module 1 as a test drive! The demo has no time limit and includes all the features found in the paid course.

Recommended Grade Level: 7th-8th

Description

Apologia’s online homeschool General Science course provides students with self-directed learning tools to ensure they thrive and master the concepts of general science throughout this course.

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Try a free demo of Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition, which features Module 1 as a test drive! The demo has no time limit and includes all the features found in the paid course.

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One-Year Access

Students will receive access to the self-paced version of Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition for 1 year from the date of purchase. They will complete the course via the Canvas learning platform.

What’s Included?

This online course includes the following:

  • Textbook – Students receive access to a digital version of the textbook Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition.
  • Audiobook – An audio narration of the textbook enhances online reading and is beneficial for auditory learners or students with reading difficulty.
  • Video Lessons – Instructor Sherri Seligson provides video lessons throughout each module to strengthen students’ learning of the concepts presented in the course.
  • Hands-on Experiments – Easy-to-do, at-home experiments are featured via video instruction to help students conduct hands-on experiments themselves.
  • Review Questions and Answers – Independent review questions and answers and a Study Guide are included in each module to allow students to practice the concepts taught and prepare for end-of-module tests.
  • AutoGrade+ – AutoGrade+ provides dynamic online testing for Apologia courses with multiple attempts, immediate answer feedback, and automatic grade recording. AutoGrade+ can be purchased separately for an additional student if needed.

NOTE: You will not receive any physical copies of the textbook, MP3 Audio CD, or Solutions and Tests Manual. These items are incorporated into the online, self-paced portal.

Technical Requirements

Before purchasing, please be sure you have read the browser and system requirements for Canvas, the platform on which Apologia’s self-paced courses are built. If you are unsure whether your system meets these requirements, please try the free demo.

Return Policy

Refund requests for an Apologia self-paced course must be sent to customerservice@apologia.com within 30 days from the date of purchase, with only module 1 having been accessed.

Course Overview

In Apologia’s Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition, students will gain a better understanding of the world that surrounds them so they can appreciate the real-world relevance of scientific inquiry and the beauty of creation.

All Apologia courses are written directly to the student, so even complex topics are accessible and easy to understand.

This is a true general science course covering a variety of branches of science, including the following:

  • Astronomy
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Earth Study
  • Geology
  • Paleontology
  • Environmental Science

Engaging Video Lessons

Each section of the textbook features engaging videos to help your student better absorb the information presented in the text. Instructor Sherri Seligson uses visual animations and on-location video clips to explain more complicated concepts in a three-dimensional, interactive way.

We’ve also included video demonstrations of all the experiments so your student can easily set up experiments at home.

Hands-on Experiments

Throughout this homeschool course, your student will connect video lesson instruction with hands-on experiments for maximum learning. Experiments utilize easy-to-obtain household items.

Automatically Graded Tests

The tests for the self-paced version of this course have been exclusively designed with automatic grading. After completing a test, students receive immediate results and explanations for any incorrect answers so they can re-review concepts as needed. They may repeat the test a second time to ensure they’ve understood all the material. The higher score of the two attempts will be recorded as the test grade.

Recommended Course Materials

Student Notebook

The Student Notebook for Exploring Creation with General Science, 3rd Edition is highly recommended and is sold separately.

Purchase Student Notebook

Apologia Student Notebooks are specifically designed to help students work independently and take responsibility for their studies.

In the Student Notebook, students will learn to:

  • Use the author’s style to guide your notes. If the author defines a term, make sure you include that definition in your notebook.
  • Compare and/or contrast two things using diagrams.
  • Classify items referenced in the text.
  • Write notes in your own words instead of copying text word for word. This helps students make their own connections to the ideas they’re learning.
  • Look up and define new or unknown words to help build scientific vocabulary and better understand what you’re reading.

Notetaking helps students retain information, review for tests, and produce a record of their thoughts as they connect the concepts presented in the textbook with their own ideas. Taking good notes can make the difference between mastering a concept and not quite understanding it.

Additionally, our Student Notebooks help students keep a carefully organized, detailed, and complete lab notebook. Using the included lab report forms, students can record the information they gather during experiments and master the process of writing a formal lab report.

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Meet the Author

Sherri Seligson

 

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We plan to use Self-Paced by Apologia for our daughter's middle and high school science curriculum. We are very satisfied customers.

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Great for Auditory Learners

My son is doing General Science, 3rd edition, through Apologia Self-Paced. There are videos to accompany every lesson. The videos are embedded in the online textbook! This is huge because this is the way he learns best since he is an auditory learner.

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10/19/2021
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I love General Science so much! I'm using the Self-Paced by Apologia version of the course, and everything is right there. You don't have to scroll or visit another site; it's all together in the one portal.

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