For the 2013-14 school year, we study Exploring Creation With General Science by Apologia. I have an extensive list of resources for Apologia science books in ALL SCIENCE CURRICULUM filed under LEARNING LINKS.
FLASHCARDS FOR GENERAL SCIENCE
- http://quizlet.com/Hemet_Sonshine – These are flashcard sets I have made specifically for this book. After chapter 4, I switched to using the second edition of this book. I assigned only the words due for the upcoming quiz rather than for the whole chapter. My found this to be more manageable.
RESOURCES GENERAL SCIENCE
Due to its popularity, there are many resources for this book. The following are my favorites:
- http://donnayoung.org/apologia – Course outline
- http://donnayoung.org/apologia/general-schedule2.htm – schedule for 2nd edition
- http://donnayoung.org/apologia/general-worksheets.htm – printable for the list of 34 scientists mentioned in General Science module one.
- https://wikis.engrade.com/nctgs/1 – Here you will find flashcards, links, videos and weekly assignments for each module.
- http://www.studystack.com/flashcard-48334 – flashcards
- http://www.virtualhomeschoolgroup.com/course – FREE online Co-Op. I signed up for the At Your Own Pace version of this class. The Live version of this class was already full. I highly recommend visiting this site for the FREE resources for General Science.
- https://www.facebook.com/groups/141433042565491 – Virtual Homeschool Group on Facebook
- http://www.currclick.com/product/25593/Apologia-General-Science-2nd-Edition-Lapbook-Journal?src=s_pi&it=1 – Lapbook Journal
- http://www.thecurriculumchoice.com/2010/04/apologia-science-exploring-creation-with-general-science – This details the differences between first and second editions of this book. I am using the first edition.
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FAMOUS SCIENTISTS IN HISTORY
There a more quality biographies for scientists online and at our local library than I want to take the time to post. Here are a few online resources:
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgpD4XZP0uM – Einstein’s Big Idea – 1:51:13 minutes. This is also available at our library. I recommend watching this several times. This information comes up frequently.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEgJKrCwjhs – Sir Isaac Newton : Biography of The Greatest Genius Ever (Full Documentary) – 59:38 minutes
- http://crev.info/?scientists=index – List of Creation Scientists
The following scientists are listed in the General Science, Module 1. I this handy here as a handy reference guide for searches on You Tube and the library.
- Robert Grosseteste
- Dietrich Von Freiberg
- Roger Bacon
- Nicholas of Cusa
- Andreas Vesalius
- Johannes Kepler
- Galileo Galilei
- Blaise Pascal
- Sir Isaac Newton
- Robert Boyle
- Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
- Carrolus Linnaeus
- Antoine Lavoisier
- John Dalton
- Charles R. Darwin
- Louis Pasteur
- Sir Charles Lyell
- Gregor Mendel
- Michael Faraday
- James Clark Maxwell
- James Joule
- Max Planck
- Albert Einstein
- Niels Bohr