PHYSICAL SCIENCE I (PS1-B)

Course Registration No. SCI-098

COURSE OVERVIEW

Part I of II: The first semester of our study of Physical Science.  The focus of this semester is Earth Science and Introductory Chemistry using Exploring Creation with Physical Science (3rd Edition) and Painless Earth Science (2nd Edition).
       For students that are not planning on completing experiments and lab reports, coursework is added from either The Mystery of the Periodic Table or Super Simple Chemistry.  Carefully read the course notes before ordering your books and materials to determine which version of this course your student will be pursuing: With Lab, Without Lab Option 1, or Without Lab Option 2.
 

     

    BOOKS AND MATERIALS

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    Exploring Creation with Physical Science Textbook (3rd Edition)

    • Author: Vicki Dincher
    • Publisher/Copyright: : Apologia Educational Ministries, 2020. .
    • ISBN: 1946506516        978-1946506511
    • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

    Softcover. This is a completely new and revised edition. Be sure to match it with the THIRD edition Solutions and Test Manual.

    Exploring Creation with Physical Science Solutions and Test Manual (3rd Edition)

    • Author: Vicki Dincher
    • Publisher/Copyright: : Apologia Educational Ministries, 2020. .
    • ISBN: 1946506524        978-1946506528
    • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

    Softcover. This is a completely new and revised edition. Be sure to match it with the THIRD edition textbook.

    Exploring Creation with Physical Science Test Pages (3rd Edition)

    • Author: Vicki Dincher
    • Publisher/Copyright: : Apologia Educational Ministries, 2020. .
    • ISBN:        978-1946506535
    • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

    This is a completely new and revised edition. Be sure to match it with the THIRD edition textbook. This test packet includes student copies of all the module tests.
    OPTIONAL RESOURCE

    Exploring Creation with Physical Science MP3 Audio CD (3rd Edition)

    • Author: Vicki Dincher
    • Publisher/Copyright: : Apologia Educational Ministries, 2020. .
    • ISBN: 1946506559        978-1946506559
    • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

    Painless Earth Science (2nd Edition)

    • Author: Edward J. Denecke Jr.
    • Publisher/Copyright: : Barrons Educational Services, 2021. .
    • ISBN: 150627322X        978-1506273228
    • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

    336 pages; eleven chapters
    OPTIONAL RESOURCE

    Mystery of the Periodic Table, The

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

    170 pages; Bethlehem Books; 18 chapters
    OPTIONAL RESOURCE

    Super Simple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide

    • Author: DK, Smithsonian
    • Publisher/Copyright: : DK Children, 2020. .
    • ISBN: 1465493239        978-1465493231
    • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

    288 pages

    Colored Pencils (Prismacolor 24 Color Pencil Set recommended)

    • ISBN: n/a        
    • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

    Art and science assignments often call for colored pencils. Students will need at least the colors of the rainbow, black, gray, and white. Any brand or pack of colored pencils will do. Pencil texture, number of colors, and price make the Prismacolor set of pencils our favorite.

    Plastic Folder/Report Cover with prongs for 3-hole punched paper

    • ISBN:        
    • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

    Available at any office supply store. The Amazon link here is to provide an image of the type of folder to look for. Only one folder is needed for the semester.

    DOWNLOAD: Science Lab Reports

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

    Available as a download from the STAA Student Zone. Log in with your username and password to look for it in the APPENDIX OF FORMS.

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