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Childrens Science Experiments

Childrens science experiments are fun and can be easy to do while teaching students fun facts about science. Learn about growing salt crystals on a toothpick, testing the hardness of rocks and more.

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Science Activities for Kids

Our Science activities for kids includes 4 books for preschool thru 2nd grade students. Each of the four books contains easy to do hands-on activities for students interested in Earth Science

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Ring of Fire Science

Ring of Fire Science has provided families with award winning science materials for over 15 years. Our materials include textbooks for PreK through high school.

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Easy Water Activities

Easy water activities are fun to do by PreK thru 2nd grade students. Learn about creating water melodies, testing surface tension, and finding about the density of water.

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Childrens Science Activities

Childrens science activities should be designed around mini-lessons that teach a science concept. Our Science of Flight activity book contains activities with kites, paper airplanes, balloons and more

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Dinosaur Activities for Kids

Our Dinosaur activities for kids includes 15 activities that relate to dinosaurs’ fossils, tracks and traces they left behind. The activity book is designed for preschool -2nd grade students.

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Elementary Science Activities

Elementary science activities should include mini-lessons plus an activity. Preschool through 2nd grade students should spend most of their science lesson time doing an activity

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Earthquakes for Kids

Earthquakes for kids – Learn about how and where most of the earthquakes on Earth occur. Find out about tsunami waves that sweep across the oceans creating gigantic waves when they come ashore.

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Volcano Activities

Children love our Volcano activities book which includes fifteen fun activities for preschool through 2nd grade students. Each activity contains a mini-lesson and a simple and activity about volcanoes

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Kids Science Activities Books

Our kids science activities books includes the Rock Cycle, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Earth Science and Dinosaurs

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Earth Science Facts Course 2

Earth Science facts: Seismic waves were used in the discovery of the Moho boundary, outer core and inner core. Great towering stratovolcanoes form on the continental side of subduction zones.

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Rock Identification Course 1

Our Rock Identification course teaches students to identify rocks based on thier unique characteristics.

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Rock and Mineral Identification

Rock and Mineral Identification Guide - Our rock and mineral ID book is perfect for rock hounds. This earth science book contains identification charts for minerals and rocks.

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Facts About Earthquakes

Facts about earthquakes. The crust of the Earth is in constant motion. Large crustal plates are moving in different directions around the Earth at about the speed our fingernails grow.

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Facts About Minerals

Facts about minerals. There are over 3000 named minerals. Each mineral is identified by unique characteristics that are used in their identification. Find out about these characteristics.

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Earth Science for Kids

Our Earth science for kids textbook is designed for upper elementary students. Lessons include the Earth's interior, tectonic plates, volcanoes, earthquakes and the atmosphere.

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What are Volcanoes

What are volcanoes? Volcanoes are mountains of rock that were once molten, find out about these great mountains and our Level 1 Volcanoes textbook for students.

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Rock Cycle Information

This rock cycle information explains the process that igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks are created, weather and reform into new rocks. The process is going on continuously.

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Formation of Metamorphic Rocks

Our formation of metamorphic rocks textbooks includes information on rocks that recrystallize when continental plates collide. Lessons on foliated rocks, marble and quartzite are included in the book.

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Sedimentary Rock Formation

Our sedimentary rock formation textbook is designed for students in upper elementary grades. It includes information on clastic rocks, organic rocks, chemical rocks, coral reefs and coal.

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What is Igneous Rocks

Do you know what is igneous rocks, where they form and much more. Igneous rocks are the product of volcanoes. Learn about these unique rocks and their formation.

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Level 1 Basic Earth Science

Level 1 Basic Earth Science Textbooks are for 3rd - 6th grade students. The textbooks are designed for students in upper elementary grades. We offer two semester courses for Level 1 students.

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Course 2 Earth Science Books

Our Level 2 Earth Science books were written for students in 6th - 12th grades. Our Course 2 unit is designed to take a semester to complete. Each book contains sixteen lessons.

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Earth Science Topics

Our Level 2 Course 1 Advanced Earth Science topics and textbooks are designed for students in 6th – 12th grades. This advanced Earth Science course includes information on the structure of our planet

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Facts About Oceans

Facts about oceans includes information on ocean life zones, what are plankton, why is the ocean blue and how to order our Oceans textbook.

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Space Lessons Textbook

Space lessons are fun for students who are interested in astronomy. Our Level 2 textbook includes 16 lessons on space.

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Earth Science Textbook 6th to 12 grade students

Our Earth Science textbooks is designed for 6th - 12th grade students. Lessons include information about the Earth, hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes and much more.

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What Causes Earthquakes

What causes earthquakes? Crustal plate movement when tectonic plates collide, separate or slip past each other cause earthquakes. All earthquakes produce P waves and S waves.

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Facts about volcanoes textbook for 6th - 12th grade students

Facts about volcanoes in our Volcanoes textbook for 6th - 12th grade students includes information on notorious volcanoes, supervolcanoes and great eruptions of the past.

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Rock Cycle Facts

Rock cycle facts found on this webpage include the three major groups of rocks. Igneous rocks, Sedimentary Rocks and Metamorphic Rocks.

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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.


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