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Age 12-14
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Subject connections?
comments: 3 | views: 807 | 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: 922 | 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: 938 | 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: 891 | 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: 1009 | 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: 885 | 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: 984 | 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: 1434 | 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: 1616 | 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 . . .
Concept 2 unit 2 science lesson 3 and Soc St lesson 5
comments: 3 | views: 1779 | last updated: 2/19/2015
Broken links. My daughter is working on science this morning. The links 1 and 3 on the website are supposed to be a video about plant reproduction but a video about sex and dating pops up for both links. Don't think this is what was intended. Where d . . .
looking for suggestions for further study of "space-time" or "black holes"
comments: 3 | views: 1510 | last updated: 2/18/2015
Our 11 year old daughter is intrigued with space-time and is also interested in black holes. She read about these subjects in the book for Unit 3 by Hakim, The Story of Science: Einstein Adds A New Dimension. Does anyone else have a student i . . .
Question regarding purchasing Genetics and DNA in the 12-14 level
comments: 3 | views: 1715 | last updated: 12/2/2014
I am planning on buying this concept as a gift for my son's best freind, who is highly interested in this subject. I see that buying it individually does not include a manipulative package. I know that these are grouped as "semesters", . . .
Life of Fred Math
comments: 2 | views: 1638 | last updated: 12/2/2014
The day to day planning looks pretty easy for most of the curriculum, but I'm wondering about the Life of Fred Math (beginning Algebra). There doesn't seem to be a daily plan for that and I'm concerned about overloading my son. Any ideas on daily pla . . .
customers looking into purchasing Age 12-14
comments: 7 | views: 1724 | last updated: 11/17/2014
Our family has greatly enjoyed two years of Moving Beyond the Page, and we just purchased the Age 12-14 in March of this year. For those considering making a purchase of Age 12-14, please make sure that you understand what items are not available . . .
Doing last science unit first
comments: 2 | views: 1313 | last updated: 11/14/2014
My daughter is entering puberty--getting very close to starting her period. The last science unit is the one that uses the book on the subject. Would it be a real problem doing this unit right away or does it need the building blocks of the earlier s . . .
Age 12-14