Science 5 focuses on man’s use of God's Creation and design as well as a study of minerals and rocks, fossils, matter and heat, sound and light, weather, biomes, ecosystems, and the respiratory and circulatory systems. The student develops his science process skills as he participates in hands-on activities and projects. The Science 5 student text provides age-appropriate scientific information through text, diagrams, graphs and charts, annotated photographs, and illustrations. Special interest boxes and Quick Check sections are included in all text lessons. The student text also contains instructions for experiments, activities, and projects. Application and higher-level thinking questions are at the end of each chapter. A glossary and index are located at the end of the book.