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Homeschool Science Curriculum

Course Description


Physical Science Curriculum

Exploration Education's 
Standard Physical Science Curriculum 
(4th - 6th grades)

Course Description

This physical science course uses a hands-on approach allowing students to explore the general principles of physical science. Using the text and lab activities, students study forces, machines, motion, energy, electricity, magnetism, sound, light. Students will also study general chemistry concepts including the structure of matter, the periodic table, chemical bonds and reactions, mixtures and compounds. Throughout this course, students discover the relationship between science and daily life. The students will gain a firm understanding of the scientific method as they work through the experiments.

Course length: 36 weeks/one school year -- three lessons each week -- 45 to 50 minutes/lesson
Prerequisites: None
Target grades: 4th - 6th


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

Student Logbook Included
Comes complete with online access to the interactive student text, 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

  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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