Course Registration No. SCI-025


Part I of II: The first part of our study of Exploring Creation with Chemistry 3e and Conceptual Chemistry.  Before ordering your books and materials carefully read the course notes to determine which version of this course your student will be pursuing: With Lab, Without Lab Option 1 or 2, or Honors.



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Exploring Creation with Chemistry (3rd Edition) set: Textbook and Solutions-Test Book

  • Author: Apologia Educational Ministries
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Apologia Educational Ministry, 2014. 3rd edition. Print..
  • ISBN: B00ORZD5AG        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Bundle that includes the textbook, solutions, and test book. The first book is the student text, which contains all student material, 'on your own' questions and solutions, laboratory exercises, and module study guides. Color photos and illustrations. The second book is the solutions and tests manual, which contains answers to module study guides, tests, and test solutions. The third edition is not compatible with the second edition as it is a revised and updated version of a previous edition authored by Jay. L. Wile. Be sure to match the editions of the student text and the solutions book if you order this resource used.

Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules (3rd Edition)

  • Author: John Suchocki
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Pearson College Div, 2007. Print.
  • ISBN: 0805382216        978-0805382211
  • Supplier: USED book sources

Order this book used from Amazon or another used textbook source, spending no more than $30.00 to $35.00 on the book. The third, fourth, or fifth edition will serve. Hardcover; 673 pages.

Khan Academy (

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  • Supplier: Khan Academy

Quality, free math videos are available at This is an excellent resource to reference when studying new concepts, reviewing concepts, or practicing taking math notes from lecture.

Chemistry Lab Materials

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  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Includes mass scale, red and blue litmus paper, Celsius thermometer, 6 test tubes, plastic funnel, alcohol burner with stand, 250 ml beaker, 100 ml beaker, watch glass, 2 dropper pipettes, stirring rod, 50 ml graduated cylinder, filter paper, test tube cleaning brush, 50 mL plastic graduated cylinder and safety goggles.

DOWNLOAD: Science Lab Reports

  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2009. PDF file.
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  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Available as a download from the STAA Student Zone. Log in with your teaching-parent username and password to look for it in the APPENDIX OF FORMS in the Teaching-Parent Resource Library. Students can also find this document by opening the DOWNLOAD folder at the top of their course page.

MicroChem Experiment Lab Kit

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  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Manual and materials to perform seventeen different experiments at least five times.

Mystery of the Periodic Table, The

  • Author: Benjamin D. Wiker
  • ISBN: 188393771X        978-1883937713
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

170 pages; Bethlehem Books; 18 chapters


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