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Zoology I, Flying Creatures of the 5th Day


 
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Exploring Creation with Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day
In this book, your children will begin exploring the dynamics of flight and animal classification, understanding why the design we see in these incredible creatures points us to our Creator God. Then, get ready for the exciting adventure of learning about birds. Your children will learn how to attract various bird species to your yard and identify them by looking at their special physical characteristics, diverse nests, and interesting domestic practices.

They will also learn the anatomy and the glorious design that enables birds to do remarkable things. After becoming amateur ornithologists, your children will explore the world of chiropterology, which is the study of bats.

About the Young Explorer Series:
When we decided to offer our customers a boxed curriculum, we knew that our eclectic approach to science needed a bit of fine-tuning, so we knew we needed Young Explorer, Jeannie Fulbright's elementary science program. Not only does this in-depth curriculum, with its gorgeous, full-color pictures and captivating, God-exalting text, sparkle in comparison to the mainstream, dry-bones science program, but it utilizes what we believe is the most sensible method to teaching science, the immersion approach.

While other science programs, with their yearly superficial overviews, quickly become tedious as children encounter the repetitiveness of topic matters, the Young Explorer science immersion program will allow your family to enjoy the depth and riches that genuine science can give. Most home-taught children who enjoy science are being taught with a science immersion program.

Because this program utilizes a combination of the Charlotte Mason and classical methods, you can count on each Young Explorer book to acknowledge the evidence of Creation, have easy-to-follow lessons that are self-contained, include hands-on activities, and support National Standards of Science. Recommended for ages six through twelve, but written with a fourth-grader in mind, you may find that your older children will enjoy doing the coursework on their own, while younger, less confident readers will prefer parental involvement.

Although the author encourages you to select books based on topics and not grade level, she also favors the following sequence due to the difficulty of the subject matter: Astronomy, Botany, Zoology 1: Flying Creatures, Zoology 2: Swimming Creatures, Zoology 3: Land Animals, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry and Physics.

Every hardback book comes with eye-popping, full-color pictures; recommended activities and projects; and engaging, conversational text.

Another outstanding component of Timberdoodle's 2016 Third-Grade Curriculum Kit!
Features
Download PDF samples:
  • Zoology 1 Sample
  • Zoology 1 TOC
  • Zoology 1 Lab List
  • Zoology 1 Flashcards
  • Young Explorer Scope & Sequence
  • Young Explorer FAQs

  • Though not required, a student journal is available separately and is the perfect complement to this textbook.

    Publisher's Information
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Copyright:
    2005
    ISBN:
    9781932012613
    Publisher:
    Apologia Educational Ministries
    Made In:
    USA
    Prerequisites:
    None
    Faith-Based:
    Yes

    Awards and Endorsements:
    Old Schoolhouse EE Award 2015 1st Place Winner!
    Practical Homeschooling 2015 Reader Award Top Ranked by Homeschoolers!
    One of Cathy Duffy's 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum 2015!
    About.com Readers' Choice Winner!

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    Zoology I, Flying Creatures of the 5th Day May 19, 2014
    Reviewer: Sonshine K.  
    I have really enjoyed this curriculum for my kids. They learn so much, and the whole series creates a wonderful environment for learning about the world from a biblical standpoint. The activities and student notebook are very helpful and add fun to their experience.

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    It's actually NOT BORING but EXCITING June 19, 2012
    Reviewer: Sandra D  
    This is the first year in 6 years of homeschooling that I have enjoyed Science!! And thus, it is the first year I have consistently completed this subject. I held off buying the Fulbright books for 3 years, because I thought, "I don't like Science as it is...let alone a whole year on pretty much one topic!" But when I saw Timberdoodle pick it up, I knew I should try it. We are loving it. The fact that she doesn't talk down to my kids is probably what draws all of us in. So many Science programs focus on silly details that all children know! This program starts off teaching the Latin names and Animal Classifications, memory work, and so much more. I am learning right along with my children. So we are ALL interested together. The notebook is gorgeous. Both of my children love filling in their notebook with drawings, and writing what interests THEM. Therefore, their notebooks are 100% unique. The book is sturdy and the pictures are helpful. We have even successfully completed several experiments! That is almost a miracle in my house. And just a note for those of you who love the Lord but aren't totally convinced that the age of the earth is the end-all, be-all of your salvation....This program is Young Earth, but she doesn't harp on it the whole time. You can have a few discussions about the author's beliefs and move on. So if you are holding back for that reason, don't.

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    Excellent Science for elementary student October 3, 2011
    Reviewer: Susan Lankford from Granite Quarry, NC United States  
    Does one year sound like a long time to focus on birds?  Well, it is, that's why different types of "flying creatures" are covered in Zoology 1, Flying Creatures of the 5th day.  For example, learners study birds,  bats,  flying reptiles, and insects.  This is not a "textbook".  It is more like a freindly conversation between the reader and author with stops along the way to review (narrate and end chapter questions) or put into practice (Try This! and experiments).  Science time is "snuggle time" at our house thanks to this resource.  It is amazing how much we have learned from Mrs. Fulbright while studying GOD's creation.

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    Excellent approach to science! April 19, 2011
    Reviewer: Christine B. from NC United States  
    We have already recommended this to our friends and homeschooling group as a wonderful approach to science. We find this to reach a range of ages. Our daughter is 7 and is fasinated by the experiments and how things work. We have a great time together learning about God's creation!

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    Highly recommended! November 8, 2010
    Reviewer: Christina from United States  
    We are thoroughly enjoying Exploring Creation with Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day!  I love how the Young Explorer Series approaches biology from the Days of Creation.  It presents information in a very interesting, easy-to-understand, and God-glorifying way.  I really appreciate how well it works with a wide range of ages.  The experiments are very doable and fun, enhancing learning.  The narrative questions sprinkled throughout are very helpful.  I like that it not only includes birds, but bats, flying reptiles (extinct), and insects as well.  It has made learning very fun and you can’t beat the price!  I highly recommend it!

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