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    Posted: 26/Jan/2008 at 9:06pm

I am looking for a good secular science curriculum, no creation science.  I use Christian curriculum for many other subjects but when it comes to science I will not use it.  I found Great Science Adventures by Dinah Ziki (I believe that's her name).  It sounded interesting. It was the only one I have found that seems to be what I may be looking for. I would like more to choose from, but the bottom line is that I just want a good scientific based curriculum for my soon to be 6th grader.

Any suggestions, ideas, reviews of curriculum used, or leads on ones you have heard of would be great.

 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29/Jan/2008 at 7:01pm

 i was looking for the exact same thing today and found www.noeoscience.com . it looks pretty cool and has lots of hands on activities to keep kids interested. it actually explains their reason to remain non-religious on the site. check it out and let me know what you think! good luck!!!

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29/Jan/2008 at 7:25pm

Thanks for reminding me about noeo I almost purchased them for this year but ended up going with Real Science 4 Kids.  We like it but I would like a program that does a little of each area of science during the year.  I can't remember if noeo does just one are like chemistry, biology etc.  That is what Real Science does.  My dc just like to do different things. 

I will go check out their site now.

 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29/Jan/2008 at 7:38pm
my son does too, but i figure since they have a lot of different lessons for each science...he wouldn't get bored and still build on his learning of the particular science.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30/Jan/2008 at 5:12pm
we use noeo and it is pretty good.  It covers one topic per year (biology, chemistry, or physics) I wanted something for my boys that didn't have tests and quizes.  What they do is read the assigned pages and then draw a picture and write a summary of what they read about.  Like today they read, drew a picture and 'described some of the unique ways that birds find food".  My boys seem to be learning quite a bit of real life biology.  I personally think it is a little repetitous but they do it.  We are using the biology II and we have the chemistry II.  I don't know if we will actually do it though.  We'll see.

Jennifer

 
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