In this God-honoring study of birds, bats, pterosaurs, and insects, your child learns about the glorious design and characteristics of flying creatures, including physical characteristics, nesting habits, flight patterns, and more!
Save 10% when you purchase the Apologia Advantage Set™ – Zoology 1 with Regular Notebooking Journal. This set contains the following: Exploring Creation with Zoology 1 textbook and Exploring Creation with Zoology 1 Notebooking Journal. Please note, this set contains the Notebooking Journal recommended for grades 3-6.This set is not eligible for additional discounts. Additional Notebooking Journals or Junior Notebooking Journals for Exploring Creation with Zoology 1 may be purchased in the same order as this set for 10% off regular retail price.
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Exploring Creation with Zoology 1 is part of the award-winning Young Explorers Series--voted the #1 homeschool science curriculum for over 10 years in a row.
In this study of flying creatures, your children will begin exploring the dynamics of flight and animal classification, understanding why the design we see in these incredible creatures points us to our Creator God. Then, get ready for the exciting adventure of learning about birds. Your children will learn how to attract various bird species to your yard and identify them by looking at their special physical characteristics, diverse nests, and interesting domestic practices. They will also learn the anatomy and the glorious design that enables birds to do remarkable things. The text contains actual experiments on the preferences and habits of the birds your children see. These experiments further enrich the learning experience.
After becoming amateur ornithologists, your children will explore the world of chiropterology, which is the study of bats. They will be able to intelligently share with others the value of bats in our world while exposing the misconceptions that most people have regarding these docile creatures of the night.
Your children will then investigate entomology, the study of insects. They will learn to scientifically classify insects they find in their yard by a simple glance at their wings and other important characteristics. In addition to designing experiments with flies, crickets, darkling moths, and caterpillars, they will also learn how to attract and catch insects for scientific study.
When your children complete this study of zoology, they will never view nature in the same way again. Their eyes will be open to the different species that live in their midst, enjoying and understanding nature to the fullest. Vacations will become educational experiences as they notice birds and insects inhabiting the areas they visit. By learning to keep a field journal, they will be able to notice unusual circumstances or sudden increases in bird or insect populations. They will become true scientists as they come to know nature and the fascinating world that God created.
Complimenting Exploring Creation with Zoology 1, the Zoology 1 Notebooking Journal will provide everything your students need to complete their studies of insects, pterosaurs, bats and birds using Exploring Creation with Zoology 1. The Notebooking Journal serves as your child’s individual notebook, providing a place for them to complete every assignment in the book. It includes a weekly schedule, templates for the notebook activities, nature hunts and record keeping, projects, experiments and much, much more.
Included in the Zoology 1 Notebooking Journal is:
These Notebooking Journals are a perfect compliment to the Exploring Creation series. Each student will cherish their individual notebook as they make it their very own with words and illustrations reflecting all they have learned in their pursuit of science. Additionally, it serves as your record of your student’s scientific endeavors throughout the year. When your child flips through their notebook, they will be reminded of the knowledge they have attained, reviewing the material as they peruse the pages they have created.
A variety of activities include full-color mini-books, additional fun experiments, crosswords, and supplementary materials. Recommended for use with students who have mastered handwriting, can take notes, and enjoy upper elementary level activities.
The full-color, spiral-bound Notebooking Journal includes daily lesson plans, artful graphics, imaginative writing prompts, puzzles, activities, and mini books.
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