Research shows that comprehension and retention are greatly enhanced through hands-on learning. A Reason For Science® employs an inquiry-based model, using age-appropriate weekly experiments to engage students and introduce foundational concepts in Life, Earth and Physical sciences.
A Reason For Science® is available in Levels A-H, corresponding with 1st- 8th grades. Each level consists of 36 weekly lessons, for a full year of instruction.
Lesson structure reflects the Scientific Method, preparing students for the rigors of advanced courses in high school and beyond.
Each of the 36 lessons includes a Scripture tie-in that correlates with the scientific concept for the week, integrating faith with learning and helping students apply a biblical worldview to newly-acquired information.
A Reason For Science® Student Worktexts are printed in full color with visually-stimulating illustrations. Pages are perforated for easy removal.
The Teacher Guidebook includes outlines for direct instruction at each stage of the lesson, prompts to facilitate teacher-led discussion, suggestions for extended learning, reproducible masters for weekly quizzes to evaluate each student’s grasp and retention of the subject matter, and more.
The convenient Materials Kit for each level contains essential supplies to perform all 36 weeks of experiments (some readily-available household and/or perishable items are not included) in a compact, durable storage case.