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Exploring Creation with Zoology 1

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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 ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 12th 2005 by Apologia Educational Ministries (first published August 2005)
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Amber
Aug 22, 2011 Amber rated it really liked it
Shelves: school, sy10-11
I coveted these books for a very long time before buying them. I never wanted to use them as a curriculum but rather as reference books. There is SOO much information packed into these books about creatures that it is hard to find interesting information about elsewhere. I wasn't sure the children would like reading through these but I decided to give it a go for the summer term. They LOVED this book and are anxious to start the next and won't even hear of waiting till next summer to start Zoolo ...more
Terri
Feb 10, 2014 Terri rated it it was amazing
This book is a highlight of our school day. It is an exceptionally well written book and full of photos and diagrams that fully explain to a young grade school student what might otherwise be difficult terms like "echolocation", "airfoil", and "binomial nomenclature." Sprinkled in are some pretty fun and easy to do at home experiments. One simple one has been to set an egg on our counter and candle it everyday to see the changes that take place. And YES it is most emphatically CHRISTIAN, so if t ...more
Gemma
Jan 21, 2014 Gemma rated it it was amazing
Shelves: science
I'm not a "science person" but I'll mark this high based on readability, information and interest. It can be difficult to find books that are easy to read out loud, without a lot of bubbles with extra info all over the page. This book would be fine for a student to read independantly, but also worked well as a read aloud. The book included enough information for the kids to be interested in the subject matter. I find the more the student knows about a subject the more they enjoy it. We wanted in ...more
Heather
Mar 08, 2012 Heather rated it liked it
Well, I feel like I'm the only person on the planet who doesn't like this series, but I don't. And here are the reasons why:

1. The author likes to "chat", have little conversations with you like she's sitting right there with you. That bugged. It was confusing for my kids because I kept reading "I" but it wasn't me, it was the author. And it takes up so much stinking time. I kept thinking "get on with it - I have a ton of other things to do today!" I found myself skipping over those parts so we
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Stephanie
May 21, 2015 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
Excellent science curriculum. My kids loved the experiments. Highly recommend the journal that goes along with it.
Elaine
Mar 19, 2014 Elaine rated it it was amazing
We love being able to study animals together in this way. There is something for everyone.
Nora Theberge
Feb 19, 2015 Nora Theberge rated it liked it
The bat chapter was my favorite.
Tessa
Apr 15, 2012 Tessa rated it it was amazing
I was so blessed to find these books! I didn't know I loved science until we started using these books for school at home. The notebooking journals that go with them are fantastic. Ms. Fulbright has great insight and a spiritual mind that appeals to us. Her ideas are interesting and her lessons are well presented. It's so completely false that science and religion are incompatible - they beautifully compliment each other! Who is the Master Biologist, after all?
Amy
Jan 11, 2012 Amy rated it really liked it
Shelves: homeschool, 2012
My kids were very attentive, asked great questions, and enjoyed this book a lot. It does go into information you would not find in a general textbook which we enjoyed. I also like how easy the experiements are presented as sometimes we would not do them, but my kids could go back and do them themselves when they were inspired.
Jen Barker
Jan 25, 2013 Jen Barker rated it really liked it
Shelves: school
I really like these books for elementary science. Interesting and lots of info.
Jenee
Mar 28, 2012 Jenee rated it it was amazing
Love this whole series thus far. Very interesting and engaging.
Maija
Feb 24, 2009 Maija rated it it was amazing
really good book! intresting
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Jeannie Fulbright is homeschooling mother, a certified Life Coach, and the author of Apologia’s young explorer science series, as well as College Yes U, a manual that guides students to take ownership of their future, plan high school, discover their ideal career, navigate the college admissions process and make college affordable.

Jeannie began her homeschool journey in 1999, and graduated her ol
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