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Homeschool Science Home School

Homeschool Science Curriculum

General Overview




Standard Overview


This course supports all of the content standards set by the National Science Education Standards for physical science - grades four to six.

36 chapters 108 lessons
108 Experiments/Activities
7 Projects

Three lessons each week

There are a few basic tools and supplies that will be needed such as a pencil, scissors, paper. For a specific list, click here.

• All necessary materials for the 7 projects and 108 experiments/activities
• Student Logbook – standard version
• Interactive student text with 108 lessons & step by step experiment instructions.
• Teacher’s Manual

Chapters & Questions


Each lesson begins with a chapter on the interactive student text covering the scientific principle the student will be learning. This is followed by comprehension questions. Click here for lesson samples.

Projects & Experiments


Each scientific principle is applied in an experiment or activity, typically using the student-built project. The step-by-step pictorial instructions on the interactive student text ensure success. Click here for more details on the projects.



In addition to the vocabulary and review quizzes found at the end of each section, the advanced version includes four quarter exams. Also included are study guides specifically designed to teach the student how to prepare for the exam.

Student logbook & Teacher’s Manual


The student logbook is used to record answers and scientific data using the scientific method. It also includes an index/glossary. The teacher’s manual has the answer key with sample hypothesis and theories, and assessment pages. Click here for logbook samples pages.


Physical Science Course  
Item #: S-11 Grades 4-6

Student Logbook Included
Comes complete with online access to the interactive student text (an optional CD may be purchased as well), a student logbook, teacher’s manual and all necessary materials to complete each project and experiment.


Below are optional items to go with the above course if you have more than one student using the curriculum.

Item #: LBS-1

One Student Logbook is included with the curriculum. If you would like an additional logbook for a second student, choose this item.


Item #: SS-1

Intermediate Level -- STANDARD
  Includes everything but the online interactive student text & Teacher's Manual. Comes with a student logbook and all necessary materials to complete each project and experiment.


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Cathy Duffy Review
“All of this makes the Standard or Advanced Physical Science kit an excellent choice for those looking for a hands-on physical science course.”

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