As listed in Rod and Staff's 2013 catalog
Those who are looking for science and social studies for Grade 1 may want to use some of the Little Jewel Books and the God Is Good Series. Although not prepared as curriculum, many of them contain a sampling of science and social studies concepts.
This free pamphlet gives suggestions to help teachers develop the concepts in these storybooks.
7140 Sampling Science and Social Studies free
This course consists of 30 lessons bound bound in an illustrated workbook. Science, at this level, mainly involves identification. Such subjects as seasons, seeds, wildflowers, weeds, trees, mammals, insects, songbirds, and the celestial bodies are introduced on the child's level.
Pupils are taught to recognize seeds by their shapes; wildflowers by the shape of their leaves, the design of their flowers, and their colors; trees by the shape of their leaves; and so on.
Pupils also learn such things as the colors of birds, mammals, and parts of trees by coloring them in their workbooks. Through this study, pupils gain an enjoyment and appreciation of nature and recognize God as the Creator.
Most exercises in the workbook are self-explanatory and can be done independently by the students after the lesson has been discussed with them. A review and a test follow every fifth lesson.
The teacher's manual booklet gives instructions on teaching the lessons and contains the answer key.
14221 Pupil's Workbook $5.95
14291 Teacher's Manual $3.50
The textbooks and teacher's manuals are all hardcover.
The teacher's manuals contain black-and-white copies of each pupil's page. Surrounding the pupil's page are the answer key, the lesson guide, and other helpful teaching aids. The teacher's manuals are written and designed with inexperienced teachers in mind. While the science activities suggested are not essential to completing the course, they are designed to be economical and easy to apply.
Of this new series, only grades 3-7 are available at this time.
This hardcover textbook contains 7 units with 4-8 lessons per unit plus a review lesson for each unit. There are 39 lessons, 7 review lessons, and 7 tests.
The text of each regular lesson has 2 parts -- the first part for oral reading and discussion and the second for individual comprehension and exercise.
The 7 units cover water; solids, liquids, gases; the seasons; heat and cold; care of the body; animals; farming, machines, stewardship. The theme of the book is God's care of man and nature. The Bible theme identifies scientific facts that relate to the story of Noah.
The unit tests are available in a separate test booklet.
14301 Pupil's Textbook $12.50
14391 Teacher's Manual $12.50
14311 Test Booklet $2.25
This hardbound textbook contains 7 units with a review lesson for each unit. The 31 regular lessons are divided into 63 class sections. (Groups of exercises are interspersed in each lesson to help students find answers more efficiently.) Most regular lessons contain a short review exercise.
Students will study weather, animal life, star constellations, light, electricity, plant life. Health and safety are addressed in a unit on human disease and in some lessons such as the lesson on the eye. Each unit is self-contained, and the units can be studied in any order. References from the Book of Job help establish the theme of the book: "God's Inspiring World."
The 7 unit tests are available in a separate test booklet. The answers are in the back of the teacher's manual.
The teacher's manual shows reduced student pages along with helpful teacher notes, answers, quizzes, and concepts to teach.
14401 Pupil's Textbook $14.50
14491 Teacher's Manual $12.50
14411 Test Booklet $2.25
This course contains 48 lessons and 8 unit tests. A review lesson for the unit precedes each test. All other lessons also include a review exercise.
The first unit teaches orderly and effective scientific study. Other units cover anatomy (health), arthropods, chemistry, sound, earth science, nonflowering plants, and machines and motion.
The book theme, "God's Wonderful World," emphasizes various marvels in science and frequently draws from the Psalms. The book also imparts the values of safety, prevention, and conservation.
The pupil's book has color pictures for lessons where color is important. Students will appreciate the interesting writing style of this book.
The teacher's manual is written and designed with inexperienced teachers in mind. Surrounding the pupil page are the answer key, discussion questions, stories, and other helpful teaching aids. Preparation for extra activities is economical and timesaving for teachers.
14501 Pupil's Textbook -- Science 5 $15.50
14591 Teacher's Manual -- Science 5 $13.50
14511 Tests -- Science 5 $2.25
This course contains 37 lessons, including reviews. It covers the solar system, energy, food chains, electricity and magnetism, body systems and health, and the earth with its support of life.
The book's theme strongly emphasizes how God designed the earth for life and designed life for the earth. The spiritual tone is drawn from the book of Isaiah. The book also imparts the values of good stewardship.
The teacher's manual contains a copy of each pupil page, plus answer keys, lesson guides, and other helpful teaching aids.
14601 Pupil's Textbook $16.50
14691 Teacher's Manual $13.50
14611 Test Booklet $2.25
This new science textbook is the latest additon to Rod & Staff's God's World Science Series.
The hardcover textbook has many full-color pictures and illustrations. It is divided into eight units. Each unit is further divided into six or more sections. Reviews are included at the end of each unit and at the end of each quarter. Each unit ends with a test, and a final test completes the course.
The teacher's manual contains copies of the pupil pages. It also has answer keys, lesson guides, and other helpful teaching aids.
14701 Pupil's Textbook $17.50
14791 Teacher's Manual $19.50
14711 Tests $2.25
This hardcover textbook contains 80 sections and 9 tests. The book has many full-color illustrations, a glossary, and an index. Quarterly reviews prepare the students for a final test.
Unit 1 discusses the laws of energy and motion. Unit 2 is on the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, circulatory, lymphatic, and excretory systems. Unit 3 has extensive coverage on nutrition and digestion. Unit 4 majors on backyard stargazing and deep-space objects. Other units cover heat energy; weather and weather forecasting; the nervous system, the senses, and the mind; health, safety, and basic first-aid procedures.
The hardcover teacher's manual contains a copy of the pupil's book, an introduction to each unit, an outline of major concepts, and an answer key.
Tests are in a separate booklet with tear-out sheets.
14801 Pupil's Textbook $19.95
14891 Teacher's Manual $22.50
14811 Tests $2.25
This nature series cultivates an alert, receptive, and appreciative attitude for the vast variety of plants and animals the Creator has given. This first book of the series begins with insects, which are the most easily found and handled of all animal groups. Students are encouraged to start an insect collection as a satisfying and rewarding hobby. Later units deal with birds, arachnids, myriapods, earthworms, flowers, and reptiles.
Altogether there 30 lessons divided into 5 units spread out over 166 pages. Each unit is well illustrated and will create a high level of interest.
The hardcover teacher's edition has answer keys and ideas for presenting the lessons as well as additional information.
14404 Pupil's Textbook $10.35
14494 Teacher's Edition $10.35
14414 Test Booklet $2.25
This book consists of 250 pages with 30 lessons divided into 4 units.
As pupils study the first unit ("Algae and Fungi"), they learn the reason for such marvels as the sudden upspringing of mushrooms and the process of fermentation. In the second unit, pupils study mammals. They learn the importance of the predator system and of the important connection between the mammals. In the third and fourth units, aquatic creatures and amphibians are introduced.
14505 Pupil's Textbook $12.35
14595 Teacher's Edition $11.45
14515 Test Booklet $2.25
2930 Happy Times With God's Creation $4.50
Coloring book arranged to coincide withGod's Marvelous Works, Book 2
Both this book and the one following (for Grades 9 and 10) have been written to guide students in their growing awareness of the orderly world around them, its potential usefulness to the glory of God, and God's true relation to it as revealed in His Word.
Men have performed experiment after experiment to learn the whys and hows of electricity, heat, weather, plants, and almost every other feature of God's orderly world. Because science is orderly, many conclusions have been reached that are worthy of knowing and teaching. Investigating God's Orderly World Books One and Two are a collection of some of the more important discoveries of orderliness.
The information was gathered from many sources and reviewed for scientific accuracy. Many experiments are suggested to explain and illustrate the facts presented. In this way, the book promotes a practical working knowledge of the laws and wonders of God's orderly world.
The units in this hardbound textbook are arranged to introduce concepts in a logical order. Each unit begins with an introductory page, which explains the Scriptural attitude that should be cultivated as the study progresses, stimulates interest with challenging questions, and acquaints the student with new vocabulary for the unit. Each unit is well illustrated with many original drawings and photographs. The units are divided into sections with study exercises for each section. At the end of each unit, study exercises provide review of the vocabulary and of the important facts and concepts studied.
These are the titles of the 12 units in Book One: "What Is Science?" "Fundamentals of God's World," "The Starry Heavens," "The Force of Gravity," "Heat Energy," "Weather," "The Planet Earth," "Life on the Earth," "Fire," "Parasitic Diseases," "Food and Digestion," and "Agriculture."
The hardbound teacher's manual suggests procedures for teaching each unit. An outline of the major concepts to be taught in each unit is also included for the teacher's convenience. An answer key and a list of suggested equipment for each unit makes this guides very useful.
14707 Pupil's Textbook $15.65
14797 Teacher's Manual $10.50
14717 Test Booklet $2.25
Take a through-the-year star study of the Northern Hemisphere. Learn the stars more efficiently by studying them in constellations. Includes a planet study with charts extending to 2025. Discovering God's Stars enhances your concept of God, whose glory and wisdom these celestial bodies declare. 105 pages.
A Star Guide helps you locate stars if you live within 30° to 50° north latitude. This 14.5" star guide is printed on heavy, durable paper. It includes an easy-to-cut-out mask, which allows you to see the visible stars at any time of the night for any day of the year.
The 8.5" x 11" Blank Star Maps are worksheets showing unlabeled stars and constellations of the Northern Hemisphere. 25 copies.
2210 Discovering God's Stars $6.50
2212 A Star Guide $3.25
2211 Blank Star Maps (Pack of 25) $3.75
2406 Star Packet (3 preceding items) $11.50
This hardbound textbook was written to guide students in their growing awareness of the orderly world around them, its potential usefulness to the glory of God, and God's true relation to it as revealed in His Word.
The units are arranged to introduce concepts in a logical order. Each unit begins with an introductory page, which explains the Scriptural attitude that should be cultivated as the study progresses, stimulates interest with challenging questions, and acquaints the student with new vocabulary for the unit. Each unit is well illustrated with many original drawings and photographs. The units are divided into sections with study exercises for each section. At the end of each unit, study exercises provide review of the vocabulary and of the important facts and concepts studied.
These are the titles of the 12 units in Book Two: "Light," "Sound," "The Body, " "Behavior," "Work and Machines," "Energy and Engines," "Principles of Chemistry, " "Survey of Materials," "Electricity and Magnetism," "Generating and Using Electricity," "Reprodution and Heredity," and "Care of the Body."
The hardbound teacher's manual suggests procedures for teaching each unit. An outline of the major concepts to be taught in each unit is also included for the teacher's convenience. An answer key and a list of suggested equipment for each unit makes this guide very useful.
14808 Pupil's Textbook $15.65
14898 Teacher's Manual $10.50
14818 Test Booklet $2.25
Water Prism and Booklet, Lester E. Showalter -- Explore the wonders of light with this unique 7 1/8" x 5" x 3 1/2" water prism. Constructed of durable 1/8" acrylic plastic, it uses an 80-50-50 angle combination, which provides a prism that can be used for both reflection and refraction demonstrations. It comes with a rubber stopper and is designed for both vertical and horizontal use. A 36-page booklet, containing a user's guide with instructions and diagrams for 37 activities, is included with the prism.
6481 Water Prism and Booklet $19.60
2134 The Biblical View of Science $3.25
The health and proper care of our bodies is of great importance as well as are the courtesies and general helpfulness and consideration to others. The best time for children to learn these good habits is when they are young.
This book brings practical health guidelines to second-grade-level children in a fascinating way and in a manner with which they can easily identify. Stories and pictures are included which aid in learning the concepts. Some chapter titles are "Mealtime Manners," "Care of Rooms," "Keeping Myself Clean," and "Getting Our Rest."
Simple directions enable the students to work independently, with little help from the teacher. Pupils will look forward to the interesting exercises from lesson to lesson. The workbook has 65 pages and a durable cover. There are 30 lessons.
A teacher's manual booklet is available.
18221 Pupil's Workbook $3.50
18291 Teacher's Manual $2.75
Clear instructions are given from guidelines in the Word for maintaining good health of body and mind for the glory of God. The book includes such titles as these: "The Human Body--Its Beginning," "Keeping Clean for God's Glory," "Food for the Body," "A Healthy Mind," and "Courtesy for God's Glory." Contains 13 lessons plus 4 reviews.
The teacher's edition is a pupil workbook with red answers and teacher annotations.
18421 Pupil's Workbook $4.50
18491 Teacher's Edition $5.50
18411 Test Booklet $1.75
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