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Age 12-14
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Timeline Cards
comments: 1 | views: 1074 | last updated: 1/24/2018
Hi! We are doing Semester 2, Unit 3, The Great Depression and WWII. Lesson 1, Activity 2 says to add to your timeline of US History. We are using our own timeline and do not have the MBTP Timeline cards. How do we know which figures/date to add? . . .
Chemical Reactions Lesson 7
comments: 1 | views: 796 | last updated: 1/13/2018
Has anyone had success with Activity 1 Part 2 getting the light bulb to light? We were seriously wowed by the reaction and the smell and green color of the products,but could not get enough conductivity to light either the larger light bulb or even . . .
Timeline cards
comments: 5 | views: 1257 | last updated: 11/9/2017
Our Revolution lesson 2 southern colonies says that timeline cards are included along with a timeline. I purchased the online curriculum. I don't see an option to print anything out. Did I miss something?
Answer key for Human Body unit?
comments: 2 | views: 986 | last updated: 11/7/2017
Are there answer keys somewhere for the different units? I am specifically looking for answer keys to the Human Body Systems unit for age 12-14. There are a few questions and worksheets for which I would love to find answer keys to make sure we have . . .
Different LA abilities?
comments: 1 | views: 823 | last updated: 8/21/2017
My son is starting 8th. Great reader, comprehension, vocabulary etc...... but awful at writing. Hates to write stories, reports, etc. When doing quick writes or journaling I'm lucky to get 4-5 sentences. I have to push for more. Any suggestions? I r . . .
Online Units vs. Spiral Bound Materials
comments: 3 | views: 1353 | last updated: 5/24/2017
Vicki, This year we completed the 11-13 "Light and the Eye" unit with another family. They used the online version while we had a spiral bound. I noticed that there material had a more recent copyright date, used different books, and had . . .
Subject connections?
comments: 3 | views: 1048 | last updated: 4/21/2017
Can anybody tell me how they have found the science to be connected to the SS and LA? I am planning to do a few literature units next year, and understand why To Kill a Mockingbird is linked to civil rights for example, but is the science connected a . . .
comments: 2 | views: 1154 | last updated: 3/29/2017
I am looking at getting the 12-14 set for my daughter for 7th grade (we are using 11-13 social studies now). What is the science topic, exactly? Would general science be the accepted title? And would using this science have her on track to do Biology . . .
Chemical Reactions Lesson 3 Help
comments: 2 | views: 1167 | last updated: 12/12/2016
We were working on this lesson but when we got to the experiment we could not figure out which wire to use. Can someone please tell which wire to use.
Chemical Reactions Lesson 3 Help
comments: 1 | views: 1084 | last updated: 12/9/2016
We were working on this lesson but when we got to the experiment we could not figure out which wire to use. Can someone please tell us which wire to use.
Help needed in finding homeschooling site
comments: 3 | views: 1276 | last updated: 12/6/2016
Hello everyone, I am interested in homeschooling my son who is in 12th grade now. I have spent a lot of time searching on the web and have found so many but I do not know which one to trust. I need something that is more dependable. Thank you.
Energy and Matter: Lesson 3
comments: 1 | views: 1069 | last updated: 10/21/2016
Has anyone had any success with the activity where you are supposed to be able to light a fire with a 9-volt battery? We are not having any luck. Looking for tips on trouble shooting this.
Can SS be used as a High school course
comments: 2 | views: 1138 | last updated: 10/13/2016
Can the SS unit be used for High School American History course or is it not advanced enough?
Science: Energy and Matter: Final Project
comments: 3 | views: 1649 | last updated: 11/7/2015
This is a horrible project. Both of my kids made the "Wind Turbine" from the lesson, using the parts from the science kits, and it failed completely. My husband works with alternative energy and he could not make it work with the parts prov . . .
Suggestions for adding microscope activities
comments: 1 | views: 1881 | last updated: 7/15/2015
Hi all. I had originally intended to use mbtp for lit and social studies but use another curriculum for science. This curriculum was full of microscope labs that my son was really looking into - but once I started looking at the mbtp science it was . . .
Age 12-14