The Microscope Adventure
2nd Edition is our most popular unit to date! Written for our
hands-on, no-write son, this unit contains guides for studying 26 specimens, PLUS Lab
Sheets. Using easy-to-find specimens and the Lab Sheets provided, students from grade 4
through high school learn about microscopic life and scientific methods. Read Kathleen Julicher's review of the unit on the
2nd Edition covers picture composition, camera types & parts. Photograph people, landscapes, animals, city shots & waterfront. Easy special effects, careers in film and more. Ages 8-adult.
Written for 4th grade and up, it is a great course for those interested in learning to make the most of their camera, their photography time and money! Kymís Konstruction
One of the best sellers in our catalog of studies is the
Botany Adventure! 2nd Edition. Learn all about
plants from the roots up. Life cycles, needs, usage, differences, uniqueness, and
comparisons. Microscopic to hands-on labs with plenty of Lab Sheets and flashcards
provided. Appropriate for 6th grade through high school ~ this 160+ page study provides an
exciting and comprehensive look at the plant world around us.
children love turtles Ė watching them, feeding them, and looking for them in
the wild. So ... Kym wrote the Turtle Adventure! 2nd Edition to teach about turtle taxonomy, the difference between
reptiles and amphibians and turtle history. Is there a way to tell the age
of a turtle by its shell? What do they eat and how are they born?
Is a softshell turtle a mistake of nature? These
questions and more are answered, with Kymís typical detailed lesson plans,
vocabulary list, websites, field trip ideas, resources and books, and fun
for all ages. The neatest part is the
Turtle Adventure! online virtual dissection included, covering opening a
turtle specimenís shell and dissection. Use it to guide you through your own
dissection, or give credit for virtual dissection! Fascinating, fun and
Adventure 2nd Edition is 90+ pages, dubbed "Unit Studies for the Clueless" by a
reviewer. It includes everything needed for a comprehensive study of birds, by the whole
family. Lots of hands-on activities and well laid-out, this is, as one veteran homeschool
mom said, "A no-brainer" - for mom/teacher, anyway. She can sit back and learn
along with the students. Learn to identify birds in the field, air, or on water. Hands-on
and research projects help you learn bird species, beaks, feet, habitat, incubating eggs,
and more. Appropriate for all age and grade levels.
|The Poultry Adventure!
unit study covers chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese. Learn
about incubating, raising and breeding. Supermarket Dissection, Lab Sheets, and plenty of
Fun SheetsTM are included. Appropriate for all age and grade levels.
is hot off the
press and ready for immediate shipment. Kym wrote this one for our third
oldest daughter Kelsey who just loves insects and spiders.
This 90-page unit gives a solid
foundation in spiders, systematically studying: taxonomy, internal and
external anatomy, diet, life cycle, habits, habitats, venomous types,
handling, observations, experiments, webs, silk, and more.
unit study covers the study of
scorpions, pseudo-scorpions, whip scorpions, mini
whip scorpions, mites, ticks, harvestmen and others. Makes a great companion
study to the Spiders Unit. Weíll study scorpions, their taxonomy, size,
habits and habitats. Activities, labs, questions and information help you
discover all about harvestmen, mites, chiggers, and
ticks as well! So, come along on an
|The Goat Adventure! unit
study is 70+ pages of fun, learning and hands-on activities. You can
practice milking at home! without a goat!!! Anatomy, genetics and practical raisin'
requirements are discussed, researched and practiced. This study is a guide to assist you
in getting to know goat breeds and needs. A marketing and business plan is also included.
Appropriate for all age and grade levels.
|The Sheep Adventure! unit
study covers literature, history, hands-on fun, practical
how-to's, raisin' requirements, anatomy, shearing, washing fleece and craft ideas. Learn
the breeds, needs and feeds of sheep. Learning and fun for the whole family. Appropriate
for all age and grade levels.
What should I teach
Science should be a whole lot more fun than most textbooks make it
out to be. Science helps us satisfy our curiosity, figure out how
things work, make things work better, and come up with new and
Often these things are best accomplished with real books,
experiments, field trips, and activities rather than textbooks. But
using a real books/activities approach might leave you with a lot of
insecurity about whether or not youíre accomplishing enough or
whether or not our child is working at an appropriate level.
Does making a clay model of the body systems equally satisfy
learning needs of both a seven-year-old and a twelve-year-old?
Probably not. But there are resources that can give you some
Kym Wright has
already been doing exactly what Iíve described, and she has put
together some of their topical studies in seventeen books thus far
which are available through
www.Learn-and-Do.com. (Watch for more titles in the future.)
Most of these
stretch easily for use with different age students.
These are very
detailed studies that include experiments, projects, reading,
writing, and numerous other activities.
lesson plans that you can use as is or adapt to suit your
You will need
to find some of the resource books she recommends for each
feature related Scripture verses.