Kids Science Level 1 books are designed for upper elementary students. Each textbook contains 12 lessons. Each lesson is on a specific topic and includes 2 to 3 pages of information, quiz and an activity. The lessons are designed to take about one hour to complete depending on the activity.
Kids Science Level 2 textbooks are designed for middle and high school students. Level 2 books are similar to Level 1 books except they contain 16 lessons and each lesson contains more in depth information. Each lesson takes about 1 hour to complete and includes a quiz and an activity that relates to the topic of the lesson. Students completing three lessons per week can finish a textbook in six weeks. Three units should be completed for a semester of Earth Science credit.
The Earthquakes textbooks includes lessons on faults where crustal plates are separating and colliding. Our Earth Science lesson plans include information on seismic waves and great earthquakes that occurred in the recent past.
Our Earth Science lesson plans include information on Plate Tectonics. Students learn where crustal plates are separating, colliding or slipping past each other on our planet. Iceland, California and the Pacific Ring of Fire are examples of where tectonic plate movement is visible on the Earth's surface.
The Volcanoes textbooks includes lessons on major types of volcanoes and the type of eruptions that occur on the mountains. There are about 50 to 70 volcanic eruptions each year on our planet.
The Oceans book includes lessons on oceans zones from the seashore to deep trenches that form in subduction zones. Students learn about life in the oceans and about the great coral reefs that are forming on our planet.
Our activity books are available to purchase as a course. Textbooks included in the course are AB Rock Cycle, AB Volcanoes, AB Earthquakes and AB Earth Science. They are designed for early elementary students. Each lesson
includes information in a mini-lesson and a hands-on activity. There are fifteen fun activities in each textbook.
Video lessons are taught by the author, Myrna Martin. They are available for purchase as package on our USB Flash Drives. They are designed to be an introduction to the lessons in Level 1 and Level 2. Students watch the video lessons, which takes about 10 to 15 minutes, prior to starting the lesson.
Teacher’s Edition Textbooks
The teacher’s textbook is an exact copy of the student textbook. It includes the answers to the quizzes on each quiz page. A Teacher’s Notes page is located before each lesson with the following information
1. Lesson Content
2. Lesson Objectives
3. Activity information and materials needed
4. Vocabulary and definitions
5. Correlation with the National Science Standards
Earth Science materials
Why Educators Choose Our Earth Science Curriculum
Homeschool Science Materials
Our Earth Science curriculum has been recommended by a number of authors including:
All of our science materials have been used by homeschooling families throughout the United States since 1998.
Recommended by AFMS Junior Chair
Ring of Fire Science materials were recommended by Jim Brace-Thompson of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies. He found our materials contain a wealth of information for the junior members of the society. He wrote that our books are beautifully designed and illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions for kids.
Cambridge Who's Who named Myrna Martin their Science Textbook Publishing Professional of the Year. She is the author of all of our textbooks. Read more about our family business.