Interactive Science: Grade 7 is the next step in your child's Science homeschool programs. All levels of Interactive Science include hands-on activities, exciting labs and engaging topics sure to help your child find enjoyment in learning. This curriculum for homeschooling is unlike any other in that it helps you design dynamic lessons that meet educational goals. Using the materials included in Interactive Science: Grade 7, you'll be able to craft lessons that will solidify your child's foundational Science knowledge. The best part is that he or she is sure to find excitement in the journey! Interactive Science is a flexible program that allows you to work at your child's pace and incorporate all the curriculum's more hands-on offerings. Because your child is at the middle school level, he or she needs a challenging Science program. Interactive Science: Grade 7 simultaneously reiterates important foundational information and helps your child progress. For instance, by the time your child completes Grade 7, he or she should be able to: Research a problem by designing and conducting an experiment using the Scientific Method. Use statistics such as mean, median and mode to interpret findings. Write a lab report after conducting an experiment. Understand the effects of friction on an object. Explain how the earth was formed. Understand the laws of motion, speed, force and the transferring of energy. Explain orbit, including the moon's orbit around Earth and Earth's orbit around the sun. Understand the connection between time and Earth's orbit. Glean information on ecosystems by observing aquariums and terrariums. You can achieve these and other goals using the materials included in Interactive Science: Grade 7. Learn more about what exactly is included in this homeschool program by visiting the Features and Benefits page. Please note that Pearson creates educational materials for all types of learners. For that reason, when creating a program, we ensure that the material will be accessible to as many students as possible. As such, we create many ancillary products that fit specific situations and meet a variety of needs. While there are many components to each of our overall educational programs, some of these ancillaries do not meet the needs of homeschoolers, others do not make sense in a homeschool environment and some require an expensive technological infrastructure to deploy. The homeschool product configurations, while selected from a larger program, are complete curriculum bundles designed to engage your children and help them thrive while being mindful of your budget. It is important to note that at times there will be resources mentioned throughout our curriculum material descriptions that are not included in your package. However this will not hinder your child's successful completion of the course. Rather, the exclusion of certain materials will make homeschooling more budget-friendly and will ensure your curriculum meets your individual needs. Interactive Science is a next generation K-8 science program featuring an innovative write-in student edition that makes learning personal, relevant, and engaging. Your child will get all of the content, interactivity, and practice they need between the covers of a single book. Your child will interact with science through the many labs and hands-on activities throughout the student worktext. Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science are available for grades 6, 7 or 8. Detailed lesson plans make instruction easy In-depth, hands-on activities throughout each lesson engage your child Got It checkpoints ensure your child understands the material Understanding By Design model leads students to a deeper understanding of science concepts Each homeschool bundle includes a Parent Guide, Write-In Student Edition, and online Teacher s Edition eText. Student online access is not available at this time. **Please note the Teacher s Edition eText is accessible only online and you will not be able to print individual pages.** Thank you for your interest in Pearson Homeschool. Our product packages were designed with the homeschool community in mind. Pearson creates education materials for all types of learners. When creating a program, we ensure that the material will be accessible to as many students as possible and as such, we create many ancillary products to fit specific situations to meet a variety of needs. While there are many components to each of our overall educational programs, some of these ancillaries do not meet the needs of homeschoolers, others do not make sense in a homeschool environment and some require an expensive technological infrastructure to deploy. The homeschool product configurations, while selected from a larger program, are complete curriculum bundles designed for your children to be engaged and to thrive, while being mindful of your budget. It is important to note that at times there will be resources mentioned throughout your materials that are not included in your package, however this will not hinder your child's successful completion of the course.