The Materials for Science 3
The student edition provides age-appropriate scientific information through text, captioned photographs, annotated illustrations, diagrams, and special interest boxes. Each reading section ends with a Quick Check question to assess student understanding. The course encourages students to begin formulating a biblical worldview of science by showing them how we can use science to glorify God and help others. This edition also contains an introduction to each Investigation, Inquiry, Exploration, and STEM activity. These activities allow students to apply the engineering design process and foundational science inquiry skills to develop orderly approaches to problem solving.
The teacher edition supports and assists teachers, helping them implement effective strategies in every lesson. It features a suggested teaching schedule through a Lesson Plan Overview. This edition contains teacher helps, additional background information, tips for preparing ahead, differentiated instruction, answers to every Quick Check question, and additional activities to engage students. This edition also includes useful information about the science inquiry skills, the management of activities, and grading. The teacher resources, including instructional aids, visuals, and the materials list, are located in the appendix.
The activities engage the students through reinforcement, enrichment, review, STEM, inquiry, and project- and problem-based learning activities. The students will gain an understanding of the concepts taught as they experiences science. Investigation, Inquiry, Exploration, and STEM activities reinforce and explore the topics discussed.
This answer key provides overprint answers for student activity pages for convenient grading and evaluation. The answer key also includes teacher’s notes and references to corresponding lessons.
The assessments packet includes printed tests that assess the students’ knowledge and understanding of the key concepts. A tailored rubric for each Investigation, Inquiry, Exploration, and STEM lesson is also available in the packet.
The assessments answer key provides overprint answers for each printed test to help the teacher assess the students’ knowledge and understanding of key concepts.